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- DocumentNorwegian University of Science and Technology, 2016The main objective of this study was to quantify the impacts of climate change on hydropower resources in East Africa thereby providing a basis for integrating the impact of Climate Change in hydropower development in the region.DocumentGRID Arendal, 2017Draining an area of 194,200 km2, Lake Victoria Basin is one of East Africa’s most prominent landmarks. It not only provides the headwaters of the White Nile but is also central to the development and regional integration of the East Africa Community.DocumentChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017Community-driven development is a widely employed development strategy for empowering people to choose their own development priorities, to select their own project leaders, and to monitor the implementation of theirDocument
Tech for governance programmes in Kenya: what is left of the conducive tech environment, and where to next?Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017Making All Voices Count has been a grant-making programme supporting tech for accountable governance initiatives, which in this report are defined as “projects, programmes and campaigns which use information and communications technologies (ICTs) in initiatives intended to increase transparency and improve government accountability to citizens”.Document
The power of ‘Know-Who’: Adaptation to climate change in a changing humanitarian landscape in Isiolo, KenyaInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017This article examines adaptation to climate change in view of changing humanitarian approaches in Isiolo County, Kenya.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017Humanitarian crises appear dramatic, overwhelming and sudden, with aid required immediately to save lives. Whereas climate change is about changing hazard patterns and crises are in reality rarely unexpected, with academic researchers and humanitarian and development organisations warning about possible risks for months before they take place.Document
Do more empowered citizens make more accountable states? Power and legitimacy in legal empowerment initiatives in Kenya and South AfricaInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017Many marginalised groups face difficulties in accessing essential services, such as housing, health care and water – even though their rights to these services are enshrined in international and often in national laws.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017In both Kenya and Uganda, the development data and information landscape has changed significantly over recent years. Officials, civil society and the private sector are stepping up efforts to harness existing and new data sources to support decision-making and accountability for sustainable development.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017Development Initiatives (DI) and Development Research and Training (DRT) received a Making All Voices Count practitioner research and learning grant to examine the purpose, use and users of citizen-generated data in two case studies.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017Two of the central challenges in building accountability for marginalised people are how to reach and meaningfully involve the most excluded, and how to establish the kinds of relationships that mean they can achieve, influence and expect government responsiveness.