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- DocumentSouthern African Resource Watch, 2017Southern Africa is endowed with lucrative mineral resources such as diamonds, gold, copper, coal, platinum, and uranium. This rich endowment can be a major asset in the quest for inclusive and sustainable development, yet mining in Southern Africa has often been criticised as an enclave sector that at best contributes little to economic development and at worst does substantial social andDocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2014Botswana possesses substantial coal deposits of 212 billion tonnes, the majority of which are low grade. This paper demonstrates that under favourable conditions, and until solar power becomes a feasible option for supplying base-load electricity, this coal could be either exported or used for local regional electricity production and consumption.DocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2014This policy note aims to outline potential future directions for research on natural resource governance in Africa, with specific focus on the extraction of minerals and hydrocarbons.DocumentPLoS ONE, 2014HIV-related stigmatisation and discrimination by young children towards their peers have important consequences at the individual level and for our response to the epidemic, yet research on this area is limited.DocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2015The global arena for foreign direct investment (FDI) has become much more fluid and complex in the five years from 2010 to 2015. The Southern African Development Community (SADC) as a region has shown exceptional growth but relatively lacklustre FDI inflows.Document
Annotated bibliography on developmental states, political settlements and citizenship formation: towards increased state capacity and legitimacy?Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2012Policymakers and academics agree that an effective state is the foundation for inclusive development, whilst also recognising the critical role of non-state actors in the delivery of goods and services to poor people.DocumentEffective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2012China is the major “new” player in Africa and impacts on development and politics in numerous ways. This paper shows that China impacts on African development in multiple ways that go well beyond aid.DocumentEQUINET: Network for Equity in Health in Southern Africa, 2013International evidence shows that, if left unregulated, the for-profit sector may lead to distortions in the quantity, distribution and quality of health services, as well as anti-competitive behaviour (Marriott 2009).Document
Silent hunger: policy options for effective responses to the impact of HIV and AIDS on agriculture and food security in the SADC regionFood, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2007This book has been written for researchers and policy makers. It describes in detail current literature on the impact of HIV and AIDS on food security and the agricultural sector.DocumentAfrobarometer, 2011Sub-Saharan Africa is the part of the world that is most severely affected by HIV/AIDS, yet surveys of attitudes to AIDS across African countries show that most people do not attach great importance to the issue. The current paper argues that the salience of AIDS is low in Africa because many people are too poor to consider the disease important.