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Children, transport and mobility in sub-Saharan Africa: developing a child-centred evidence base to improve policy and change thinking across AfricaDepartment for International Development, UK, 2016This project focused on the mobility constraints faced by children in accessing health, educational and other facilities in sub-Saharan Africa, lack of direct information on how these constraints impact on children's current and future livelihood opportunities, and lack of guidelines on how to tackle them.Document
Reflections on the formulation and implementation of Integrated Water Resources Management in Southern and Eastern Africa from a gender perspectiveWater Alternatives, 2016While it is claimed that the founding principles of integrated water resources management are the Dublin Principles this does not appear to be the case for Principle No. 3, which underlines the importance of women in water provision, management and safeguarding.Document
AIDS-affected young people’s access to livelihood assets: Exploring 'new variant famine' in rural southern AfricaJournal of Rural Studies, 2016The ‘new variant famine’ hypothesis suggests AIDS is contributing to food insecurity in southern Africa. Proposed causal mechanisms include a loss of livelihood assets and skills, brought about through AIDS′ impacts on children’s access to inherited property and intergenerationally-transferred knowledge.Document
Introduction to the special Issue: Flows and practices: the politics of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in Southern AfricaWater Alternatives, 2016For the past two decades, IWRM has been actively promoted by water experts as well as multilateral and bilateral donors who have considered it to be a crucial way to address global water management problems.Document
Flows and practices: The politics of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in southern Africa2016For the past two decades, IWRM has been actively promoted by water experts as well as multilateral and bilateral donors who have considered it to be a crucial way to address global water management problems.DocumentWorld Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2014Over the last fifteen years many African countries have experienced a ‘mining takeoff’.Document2016This article explores the entry and spread of IWRM in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region. It traces how the idea of IWRM was promoted and sustained throughout the region by mapping key events, actors and networks that were involved in promoting the approach.DocumentUnited Nations Human Settlements Programme, 2014The overarching challenge for Africa in the decades to come is massive population growth in a context of wide-spread poverty that, in combination, generate complex and inter-related threats to the human habitat.DocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2016The resilience of China’s investments in African infrastructure has been called into question in the light of its own economic slowdown.Document
On becoming a responsible great power: contextualising China’s foray into human rights and peace & security in AfricaSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2016The deepening of China’s engagement with Africa has also prompted the broadening of its interests on the continent. This has resulted in China’s expansion into increasingly riskier territories, which means there is a greater urgency to protect its interests from the political vagaries endemic to conflict-affected African states.