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- DocumentAfrobarometer, 2015The 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.Document
Does participatory budgeting have an effect on the quality of public services? The case of Peru’s water and sanitation sectorGlobal Development Network, 2013Since 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.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2014Linking 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.DocumentCentre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2005Civil society has contributed extensively to the reintroduction of plural political dispensations and constitutional reforms in the post-Cold War era.DocumentCentre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2011The 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”.DocumentCentre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2011This 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.DocumentKnowledge Partnership Programme, 2014The 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.DocumentKnowledge Partnership Programme, 2014Citizen-led assessments emerged from the global South and are carried out by citizen groups. At present the network is a loose and voluntary affiliation of member organizations that has grown in an organic, “bottom up” way rather than a formal institutional arrangement. Thuis paper gives an over view of a meeting of network members in Kampala, Uganda, February 25-27 2014.DocumentAfrobarometer, 2015Basotho women still find it hard to attain leadership positions due to discriminatory cultural practices and laws, Afrobarometer’s most recent survey shows. Survey results also suggest that women are less active than men in community and political organising.DocumentAfrobarometer, 2015In the Round 5 Afrobarometer survey in Uganda, 74% of Ugandans said the country was headed in the wrong direction. This was a dramatic change from just one year earlier, when 28% said Uganda was headed in the wrong direction.