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Shadow value chains: Tracing the link between corruption, illicit activity and lootable natural resources from West AfricaU4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, 2017The illicit natural resource trade continues to benefit corrupt officials, criminal and terrorist networks and divert resources away from development, security and the common good in West Africa.DocumentNorwegian University of Life Sciences, 2017This paper provides an overview of what we know about farm size distributions, the emerging land markets, the role of tenure systems, tenure reforms and land policies in shaping the distribution of increasingly scarce land resources. The primary focus is on Africa while making some comparisons with Asia.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2016The governance field is preoccupied with the question of how we can make democracy work better.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017Many technology innovation hubs are developing impactful, locally relevant civic tech solutions to pressing commercial and social issues.DocumentGlobal Economic Governance Africa, 2017Following the Panama Papers leak and numerous press reports of aggressive tax planning by Multinational enterprises (MNEs) around the world, there has been a concerted effort, notably in developed countries, to combat MNE tax avoidance and increase international cooperation in tax matters.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017Youth and employment concepts are not new to development discourse in sub-Saharan Africa but over the last decade interest has increased dramatically, becoming a much more important focus for policy, intervention and research throughout the continent (and globally).DocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2017Expanding mobile networks and falling costs could transform communication between African citizens and governments. So far, however, attempts to harness new technologies to improve transparency and accountability in Africa and elsewhere have had disappointing results. What is going wrong?OrganisationOrgaisation working towards the development of both individual and organisational leadership capabilities in the broader area of nutrition on the African continent.Document
Community-level perceptions of drivers of change in nutrition: evidence from South Asia and sub-Saharan AfricaGlobal Food Security - journal, 2017Changes in the immediate, underlying and basic determinants of nutritional status at the community- and household-level are a logical and empirical prerequisite to reducing high levels of undernutrition in high burden countries.DocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2017Infrastructure deficits have long been recognised as being central to Africa’s developmental malaise. This paper looks at the state of the continent’s infrastructure, with a focus on the actions that governments can take to spur its development. In other words, it attempts this analysis from the perspective of governance.