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- DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017Advancing 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.DocumentPartnership for African Social and Governance Research, 2018Boko 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).Document
Property tax in African secondary cities: insights from the cases of Kisumu (Kenya) and M’Bour (Senegal)International Centre for Tax and Development, 2019This 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.DocumentDisability and the Global South, 2017The 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).OrganisationDisability and the Global South (DGS) is the first peer reviewed international journal committed to publishing high quDocument
Engaging the private sector in green infrastructure development and financing: a pathway toward building urban climate resilienceUnited States Agency for International Development, 2018In 2050 it is expected that over 60 percent of the global population will live in urban areas, representing an increase of 2.5 billion people.Document
How do the state’s organisational capacities at the micro- and macro-levels influence agriculture-nutrition linkages in fragile contexts?Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2019This paper systematically reviews the evidence on what capacities the state requires to leverage agriculture for nutrition in fragile contexts, maintaining a focus on state in South Asia (especially India).DocumentLeveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2019Innovations within global food systems have contributed to the predicament known as the triple burden of malnutrition – the co-existence of hunger and micronutrient deficiency with the diseases of overnutrition, such as obesity, diabetes and hypertension.Document
Women’s agricultural work and nutrition in South Asia: From pathways to a cross-disciplinary, grounded analytical frameworkLeveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2019In this systematic review, the authors aim to examine the impact of women’s work in agriculture on maternal and child nutrition in South Asia. Building on previous reviews supported under the Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia (LANSA) consortium, and recent published literature, we include findings from new LANSA research.DocumentLeveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2019Research on the potential impact of interventions in agriculture on nutrition outcomes is of particular relevance in South Asia where agriculture-related activities are a major source of livelihoods for large sections of society and where the population suffers from one of the highest global burdens of malnutrition in all its forms.