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    Building urban resilience to climate change: a review of South Africa

    United States Agency for International Development, 2018
    This assessment examines the legal and regulatory environment, intergovernmental coordination, information generation and information sharing, climate change adaptation (CCA) capacity (and urban management capacity more generally), and financial resources and financial mechanisms available in South Africa to address urban CCA priorities. 
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    Building urban resilience to climate change: a review of Madagascar

    United States Agency for International Development, 2018
    This report examines the institutional, legal and regulatory environment, climate change adaptation and urban management capacity, and financial resources and mechanisms available to address adaptation and disaster risk reduction priorities in Madagascar’s growing cities. 
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    Building urban resilience to climate change: a review of Madagascar

    United States Agency for International Development, 2018
    This report examines the institutional, legal and regulatory environment, climate change adaptation and urban management capacity, and financial resources and mechanisms available to address adaptation and disaster risk reduction priorities in Madagascar’s growing cities. 
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    Prospects for peace in a petro-state: Gas extraction and participation in violence in Tanzania

    Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017
    Significant petroleum discoveries in Tanzania have shaped the country’s political discourse in recent years, with politicians promising to turn this newfound resource wealth into rapid economic growth and poverty reduction.
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    Petroleum populism: How new resource endowments shape voter choices

    Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017
    High-value natural resources can be a political “curse” when political elites use resource revenues to maintain power, subvert democratic rule, and distribute public goods to their supporters.
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    Norwegian aid to food security, nutrition and agriculture

    Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2018
    This report reviews available research on the links between agriculture and the rest of the economy, with a focus on structural adjustment and the role of agriculture in economic growth and poverty reduction. Furthermore, the report discusses the links between agricultural production, nutrition and food security.
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    Socio - economic consequences of climate change in Hindu - Kush Himalaya

    Center for International Climate Research, 2017
    The answer to how climate change will affect Hindu-Kush-Himalaya depends on whom you ask. Some will point at expected changes in climate, others will show what it may do to poor people, and some will express their concerns regarding the economies in the region.
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    Can business-driven fortified foods reach nutritionally vulnerable households? A case study of tiger biscuits

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2018
    Fortification of food has been an effective way to address micronutrient deficiency. This paper presents a case study of iron-fortified Tiger brand biscuits of Britannia Industries Limited (BIL).
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    Keeping African girls in school with better sanitary care

    Impact Initiative, 2018
    For young girls in developing countries, not knowing how to manage their periods can hinder access to education. Research from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London demonstrates that in rural Uganda, providing free sanitary products and lessons about puberty to girls may increase their attendance at school.
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    Farmers’ seed systems in Nepal: review of national legislations

    Development Fund, Norway, 2017
    Seed regulatory frameworks in Nepal were reviewed from the perspective of farmers’ seed systems. Nepal has formulated 17 policy instruments (including draft bills) since 1988 when the first Seed Act came into effect. Of these, 16 are either on plant genetic resources for food and agriculture, or on seed or related to overall agriculture development in Nepal.

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