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    Diversification of Middle Eastern economies is more a political than an economic challenge

    Lebanese Center for Policy Studies, 2016
    Shifts in the global economy have lead to rapid development across the world, but the Middle East has been largely left behind. The causes of this apparent malaise are a series of interlinked issues comprising economics, politics, and geopolitics.
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    The effect of exposure to political institutions and economic events on demand for democracy in Africa

    Afrobarometer, 2015
    Understanding why people demand democracy is important to an evaluation of the prospects for democratic stability. Most researchers examining this question have added national-level variables to multi-level regression models of survey data.
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    Language, education, and citizenship in Africa

    Afrobarometer, 2016
    African states are known for their linguistic diversity. Few have spread a single official language widely through their education systems. The preservation of many local languages seems a benefit in terms of minority rights, but some fear that fragmentation may inhibit national cohesion and democratic participation.
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    Despite gains, barriers keep health care high on Africa’s priority list

    Afrobarometer, 2016
    Access to health care gained the spotlight on national and international development agendas when the 1978 Alma Ata Declaration outlined a strategy for achieving universal access to primary health care by the year 2000 (World Health Organization, 1978).
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    Building freedom? Securing constitutionalism and civil liberties in Africa: an analysis of evidence from the APRM

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2016
    Africa’s turn to electoral democracy over the past three decades has rightly been hailed as a significant achievement, but it has not rid the continent of restrictive and authoritarian governance impulses. This report attempts to interrogate the concept of ‘freedom’ and how it is faring in Africa.
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    Middle East and North Africa economic update 2010

    World Bank Institute, World Bank, 2010
    In an area heavily invested in the energy sector, changes in approach have both direct and indirect effects on climate.
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    Collaborating for women’s economic, social and political empowerment: India and Africa

    Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2015
    Over one third of the world’s poor reside in Africa and though over the last century African countries have made significant strides in promoting gender equity, the equality in society in terms of access and control over family, society, economic and political goods are yet to be achieved.
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    ALP results, outcomes and impacts report - Jan 2010 to June 2015

    CARE USA, 2015
    This report summarises five and a half years of ALP’s work in Community Based Adaptation practice, learning and advocacy in Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique and Niger and outreach across Africa. It demonstrates the programme outcomes and how they have contributed to increasing the capacity of vulnerable households in sub-Saharan Africa to adapt to climate variability and change.
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    India Africa partnership in health care: accomplishments and prospects

    Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2015
    The health sector assumes special importance in India-Africa development cooperation. It is the major component of the broad-ranging collaborative effort envisaged under the rubric of India-Africa cooperation in social development and capacity building.
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    India-Africa partnership towards sustainable development

    Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2015
    The intersection of African resurgence and India’s growing economy and global profile has opened up new avenues for deepening the multi-faceted development partnership between the two emerging growth poles of the world.

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