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    The climate change - modern slavery nexus in Cambodia

    Impact Initiative, 2018
    This Research Impact brief focuses on Cambodian brick kilns to examine how a high vulnerability to climate change can facilitate trafficking into new industries and greater susceptibility to modern slavery.
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    A historical analysis of rice commercialisation in Ethiopia: the case of the Fogera Plain

    Future Agricultures Consortium, 2018
    This paper presents a historical analysis of rice commercialisation and its impacts on local livelihoods and rural economies in Ethiopia, drawing insights from the experience of the Fogera Plain, a dynamic farming area in Amhara Region to the west of Lake Tana.
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    Modern slavery prevention and responses in South Asia: An evidence map

    2018
    The Asia Pacific region has the highest numbers of both slavery and child labour victims in the world.
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    An analysis of protein consumption in India through plant and animal sources

    SAGE, 2018
    India became self-sufficient in food because of the Green Revolution in the 1960s. However, both the technological innovation and policy support have been biased toward cereals. It is expected that cereals are the major source of proteins in the diet. In recent years, the consumption of cereals is declining in spite of increasing output due to declining preference.
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    Binary framings, Islam and struggle for women’s empowerment in Bangladesh

    Warwick University, 2018
    In this paper, the author investigates how binary framings of women’s identity have influenced struggles for women’s rights and the interpretations of the relationship between Islam and women’s empowerment in Bangladesh.
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    Women in politics: gaining ground for progressive outcomes in Pakistan

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2018
    This paper is an analysis of findings from a study of women’s political voice in Pakistan under the A4EA Research Programme. It is based on mixed methods, drawing together archival and secondary sources, qualitative interviews with activists, politicians and key informants, and the findings of an online survey with women parliamentarians.
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    Property taxation in Kampala, Uganda: an analytic case study on a successful reform

    International Centre for Tax and Development, 2018
    Kampala’s revenue reforms offer lessons that large and powerful cities should not wait for national actions, rather, they can do a lot “in-house” to improve tax administration, coverage, and collection. Against the rather poor performance of the property tax in Uganda, Kampala’s reforms have resulted in unprecedented increase of own-source revenues generally and the property tax specifically.
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    Practical guidance note: training manual for implementing property tax reform with a points-based valuation

    International Centre for Tax and Development, 2018
    This paper shares the author’s on-going experience in supporting the implementation of property tax reform programmes in smaller urban centres and rural districts in Sub-Saharan Africa, covering more than 12 local governments over a period of more than 10 years.
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    Property owners’ knowledge and attitudes towards property taxation in Tanzania

    International Centre for Tax and Development, 2018
    Property taxation (PT) is high on the political agenda in Tanzania and considered a cornerstone of the Government’s efforts to strengthen broad based direct taxation. Because it is visible to taxpayers, and in principle linked to improved local services, PT holds a unique potential to act as a foundation for bargaining between taxpayers and governments over revenue and public spending.

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