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    Australia-India roundtable report

    Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi, 2014
    The relationship between Australia and India has reached a new maturity: that was key theme of a major bilateral dialogue convened in early 2014 and reported on in these pages. In fact the 2014 Australia-India Roundtable itself turned out to be a reflection of the new depth and breadth of the relationship.
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    Peace and security along the Ivorian-Liberian border: The local perspective

    Conciliation Resources, 2015
    Since the Ivorian political crisis of 2010-2011, the Liberia-Côte d’Ivoire border region has experienced periodic cross-border attacks. These devastating attacks have destroyed lives, displaced families, shattered livelihoods and contributed to the breakdown of community norms and values.
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    The face of African infrastructure: Service availability and citizens’ demands

    Afrobarometer, 2015
    The need for infrastructure improvements is a top-tier economic, political, and social issue in nearly every African country. Although the academic and policy literature is extensive in terms of estimating the impact of infrastructure deficits on economic and social indicators, very few studies have examined citizen demands for infrastructure.
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    Does participatory budgeting have an effect on the quality of public services? The case of Peru’s water and sanitation sector

    Global Development Network, 2013
    Since 2004 the government of Peru has implemented a process of participatory budgeting (PB), which is mandatory for every sub-national government. This paper analyses the link from PB to coverage and water service quality indicators.
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    Small Farmers in High Value Chains: Binding or Relaxing Constraints to Inclusive Growth?

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2014
    Linking small farmers to modern markets, whether domestically or for export, increasingly entails participation in modern supply chains coordinated by contract farming. Concerns have been raised regarding the possible disadvantages from contract farming facing small farmers. Most empirical work points to a positive correlation between participation in contract farming and net farm income.
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    The peacebuilding role of civil society in Southern Africa

    Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2005
    Civil society has contributed extensively to the reintroduction of plural political dispensations and constitutional reforms in the post-Cold War era.
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    Building peace in Southern Africa: policy brief

    Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2011
    The Centre for Conflict Resolution (CCR) in Cape Town, South Africa, hosted a policy research seminar in Cape Town on February 2010 on the theme: “Building Peace in Southern Africa”.
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    Adedeji at 80: moving Africa from rhetoric to Action: policy brief

    Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2011
    This CCR policy brief is based on a high-level Millennium Symposium held by the Nigeria-based African Centre for Development and Strategic Studies (ACDESS), in December 2010 in Ijebu-Ode, Nigeria.
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    Self Help Groups as vehicle of empowerment

    Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2014
    The emergence of Self Help Groups (SHG) movement in India can be traced to the informal groups which historically people formed with others who have something in common with them, and oppressed people joining together to overcome the barriers they face. Soon after independence Government of India was concerned about the low access of the rural poor to formal credit system.

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