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    Subsidy reform and distributive justice in fisheries

    International Institute for Environment and Development, 2019
    While most fisheries are already overexploited, many governments allocate capacity-enhancing subsidies to the fishing sector, encouraging further overfishing. Target 14.6 of Sustainable Development Goal 14 and WTO negotiations to eliminate harmful subsidies both call for action on reform.
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    Food value chains for nutrition, in agriculture for improved nutrition: seizing the momentum

    Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International, 2019
    Despite global goals to decrease malnutrition, there remain many challenges in providing access to a nutritious diet for all. Food value chains for nutrition have been the focus of a number of reviews but evidence of their impacts remains limited.
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    ESRC-DFID Research for Policy and Practice: Women, work and social protection

    Impact Initiative, 2019
    is collection of ESRC-DFID-funded research explores the need for a holistic approach to social protection moving beyond a framing of poverty alleviation as primarily being about access to the traditional labour market and cash transfers to encompass a broader range of considerations. Explores research from Bangladesh, Malawi, Lesotho, South Africa and Rwanda.
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    Teach to comply? Evidence from a taxpayer education programme in Rwanda

    International Centre for Tax and Development, 2019
    The role of taxpayer education in improving tax compliance has been largely unexplored in the literature. This paper starts to fill this gap by providing the first rigorous evaluation of the effectiveness of taxpayer education on knowledge, perceptions, and compliance, which took place in Rwanda. Analysis is based on a unique dataset that combines administrative and survey data.
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    Impact of climate change on rural livelihoods

    Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific, 2018
    Impacts of Climate Change on Rural Livelihoods in CIRDAP Member Countries – the Rural Development Report 2017 is the fourteenth of the CIRDAP biannual reports that explores the current status and future perspectives on how climate change may affect livelihoods of rural people in Asia and the Pacific region.
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    From simple fixes to systemic enablers: The future of digital development

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017
    Advancing knowledge, shaping policy and inspiring practice on digital development is critical to achieving the Institute of Development Studies’ (IDS) vision of reducing inequalities, accelerating sustainability, and building secure and inclusive societies.
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    Seeking accountability, nurturing empowerment: lessons from the BBOG’s movement in Nigeria

    Partnership for African Social and Governance Research, 2018
    Boko Haram’s brutal abduction of 276 secondary school girls from Chibok, Northeast Nigeria in April 2014 was the catalyst for the formation of the Bring Back Our Girls Movement (BBOG). The incident was just one among several violent and ruthless attacks executed by Boko Haram, an internationally prescribed terrorist group (see Table 1).
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    Property tax in African secondary cities: insights from the cases of Kisumu (Kenya) and M’Bour (Senegal)

    International Centre for Tax and Development, 2019
    This working paper adopts an urban lens on property tax. It focuses specifically on how property tax operates in two African secondary cities, Kisumu (Kenya) and M’Bour (Senegal). The paper identifies three factors shaping the low levels of property tax collection in the two case cities.
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    SDGs, inclusive health and the path to Universal Health Coverage

    Disability and the Global South, 2017
    The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a set of goals designed to improve the social, economic and well-being of all, while maintaining global and environmental sustainability. Health is one of the 17 goals, and focuses not only on addressing morbidity and mortality, but also on improving access to healthcare services for all through Universal Health Coverage (UHC).
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    Disability and the Global South

    Disability and the Global South (DGS) is the first peer reviewed international journal committed to publishing high qu

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