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    Literature review on energy access and adaptation to climate change

    Evidence on Demand, 2015
    Despite the understanding and the clear overarching benefits of access to energy in addressing the various dimensions of development and poverty reduction, to date there has been little discussion on energy access within the context of adaptation and building resilience to climate change and climate variability.
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    Aligning Africa’s maritime ambitions with broader Indian Ocean regionalism

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2015
    As Blue Economy initiatives increase there is a risk that efforts will be duplicated and inefficiencies will creep into co-operation efforts.
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    China–Africa co-operation: capacity building and social responsibility of investments

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2015
    Over the past decade, African economies have enjoyed a sustained period of growth, and this has made the continent an attractive destination for international investors. This paper reviews the contours of Chinese investment and aid programmes on the African continent, focusing on the issues of capacity building and social responsibility of investments.
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    From the Cape to Cairo? The potential of the Tripartite Free Trade Area

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2015
    In October 2008, the 26 member states of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), the East African Community (EAC) and SADC declared a desire to form a joint customs union, known as the Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA). They later agreed on a road map, which sets the framework for harmonising what has been achieved at the level of these three subregional communities.
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    India exclusion report 2013-14

    Centre for Equity Studies, 2014
    By consolidating and generating knowledge around exclusion, the India Exclusion Report seeks to inform public opinion and debate on these issues, and to influence the political class and policy makers towards more inclusive, just and equitable governance.It is hoped that the report will serve as a tool to support public action for the greater inclusion of disadvantaged and marginalised communit
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    Centre for Equity Studies

    CES was founded in August 2000 as an independent organisation engaged in research and advocacy on a range of social and economic justice issues in India.
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    Assessing climate service needs In Kaffrine, Senegal: livelihoods, identity, and vulnerability to climate variability and change

    Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 2015
    For those whose livelihoods revolve around rain-fed agriculture, climate services have the potential to reduce precipitation- and temperature-related risks to agricultural production, boost agricultural yields by enabling appropriate crop and variety selections, and build resilience in rural populations by enhancing the food and income base of their livelihoods.
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    Assessing Mali’s L’agence Nationale De La Météorologie’s (Mali Meteo) Agrometeorological Advisory Program: final report on the farmer use of advisories and implications for climate service design

    Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 2015
    This report marks the completion of the first detailed assessment of the function and impact of an operational climate services for development program, Mali’s L’Agence Nationale de la Météorologie’s (Mali Meteo) Agrometeorological Advisory Program.
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    Corporate social responsibility in South Africa’s mining industry: an assessment

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2015
    The corporate social responsibility (CSR) agenda has been a part of the global debate on socio-economic development for many decades. Countless claims have been made that CSR can contribute towards more
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    Perspectives

    Perspectives aims to offer solutions for climate policy and carbon market activities to help make climate change mitigation and adaptation policy instruments and GHG-reduction activities successful

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