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    Promoting intra-regional trade in North Africa

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017
    Following the launch of the Aid for Trade (AfT) initiative in 2005, donor spending on interventions to promote developing country trade has grown rapidly (UNECA & WTO, 2017: p.3).
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    Gender equality promising practices: Syrian refugees in the Middle East and North Africa

    United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 2017
    The report contains practical information as well as moving testimonies as to how Syrian refugees have taken action, with UNHCR and partner support, to empower themselves and promote gender equality.
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    Technology innovation hubs and policy engagement

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017
    Many technology innovation hubs are developing impactful, locally relevant civic tech solutions to pressing commercial and social issues.
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    Fighting BEPS in Africa: a review of Country-By-Country Reporting

    Global Economic Governance Africa, 2017
    Following 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.
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    Why isn’t tech for accountability working in Africa?

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2017
    Expanding 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?
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    Rethinking infrastructure in Africa: a governance approach

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2017
    Infrastructure 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.
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    Older people in situations of migration In Africa: the untold migration story

    HelpAge International, 2017
    Older people in Africa are involved in all aspects of the migration chain: they are voluntary or forced migrants themselves, they shape the migration experience of others by funding youth migration and being involved in the decision-making process, they also benefit from remittances. Yet, they remain invisible in migration policy, as well as aid and development planning.
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    Can the APRM be an effective tool to monitor Agenda 2063 and the SDGs?

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2017
    Monitoring and evaluation has emerged as a central concern in development thinking. Both the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the AU’s Agenda 2063 represent responses to Africa’s developmental deficits, with much overlap between them.
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    Africa's prospects for enjoying a demographic dividend

    Vienna Institute of Demography, 2016
    While fertility rates and dependency ratios in Africa remain high, they have started to decline. According to United Nations projections, they will fall further in the coming decades such that by the mid-21st century the ratio of the working-age to dependent population will be greater than in Asia, Europe, and Northern America.
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    Conditional cash transfers in Africa: limitations and potentials

    2016
    Conditional Cash Transfers (CCTs) are currently amongst the most popular social protection programmes for addressingpoverty, vulnerabilities, and risks of poor individuals, households and communities in developing Latin American, African, and Asian countries. However, the increasing popularity and adoption of CCTs in Africa have remained highly understudi

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