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When Sisters become Competitors : Coastal Women's Innovative Utilization of Trawler-by-catch in Ghana
Book Chapter | Jan 2005
This essay tells the story of how by-catch from trawlers arrived as a new opportunity arising from foreign investments in Ghana's fisheries, and the way ...
Gender, fisheries, globalization, entrepreneurship, Africa: Ghana
Strengthening seed supply systems at the local level: a FAO seed security project (GCP/ETH/062/NOR).
Commissioned Report | Jan 2004
The FAO seed security project aims to ensure seed security, partly by promoting onfarm production and storage of seeds from traditional varieties of food ...
Seed security, Africa: Ethiopia
Journal Article | Jan 2003
Tanzania is currently implementing local government reform aimed at improving public service delivery. An important component of the reform is increasing ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2001
Tanzania is currently implementing a local government reform aimed at improving public service delivery. An important component of the reform is to increase ...
Complicance with economic and social human rights: Realistic evaluations and monitoring in the light of immediate obligations
Book Chapter | Jan 1992
The book chapter presents an analytical approach which contributes to a realistic framework for examining economic and social rights, even under conditions ...
Human rights, Economic and social rights, Poverty, Aid, Global
News | 20 Dec 2012
The streets, shops, metros and buses are congested like a school of mackerel in syrup by people out spending their December wages. It is high-volume Christmas preparations.
Report in External Series | Jan 2019
In the Darfur Region of Sudan, patterns of livestock mobility and livelihood systems are continually adapting and transforming themselves in the face ...
U4 Issue | Nov 2016
Corruption has recently risen up the global wildlife conservation agenda with a series of international agreements highlighting the role of corruption ...
natural resource management
Sudan Brief | Sep 2018
There are several causes that contribute to child marriage in eastern Sudan, including poverty, lack of education for girls, avoiding stigma and the legality ...
Child marriage, Education, Algadaref, Red Sea State, Kassala, Sudan
Angola Brief | Apr 2014
This brief reviews the state of the transport corridor which runs from the port of Lobito and the city of Benguela through the hinterland of Angola before ...
infrastructure, railways, Angola, China
Journal Article | Jul 2011
With the development of REDD (‘Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation’) policies, determining who can claim rights over ...
Journal Article | Feb 2009
Transparency is increasingly viewed as central to curbing corruption and other dysfunctions of resource-rich developing countries. The international development ...
natural resources, corruption, transparency, EITI
U4 Issue | Nov 2008
This paper describes the problem of conflict of interest of public officials and the main ways in which it may be tackled, with particular focus on regulation ...
political corruption, political party finance, UNCAC, money in politics
Commissioned Report | Jan 2002
This report starts with an introduction to the debate on the concept of civil society, paying particular attention to Muslim societies where traditional ...
Afghanistan, Civil Society, Conflict resolution, NGOs, Peacebuilding, , , Asia: Afghanistan
Journal Article | Jan 2001
The article presents a broad analysis of the Taliban movement in Afghanistan. The basis of the movement lies in networks of traditional religious leaders ...
CMI Report | Jan 1998
This report, commissioned by Save the Children, Norway, discusses the impact of international sanctions on children's situation in Iraq and Burundi. The ...
Economic sanctions, Children's rights, Children, Iraq, Burundi, Africa: Burundi., Middle East: Iraq
News | 4 Oct 2015
High environmental risks and questionable development outcomes characterise the mining industry. A myriad of small companies operate in competitive, high-risk, high-reward settings with weak institutions that fail to enforce regulations. Such conditions are highly conducive to corruption, violence, and environmental destruction.
Junior mining companies, Environmental impact assessments, Environmental governance, Corruption, Violence, Bribery, Natural Resources, Guatemala
News | 24 Apr 2015
Today, Armenia commemorates the starting date of the massacre on the Armenian people. On 24 April 1915, leaders of the Ottoman Empire arrested Armenian intellectuals and leaders in modern day Istanbul.
Aid and conditionality - the role of the bilateral donor. A case study of the Norwegian- Tanzanian aid relationship.
Project | Jan 1998 - May 2003
This study examines Norwegian experience with use of conditionality, specifically the role of the bilateral donor vis-à-vis both the recipient and the ...
development assistance, Norway, Tanzania, conditionality, Africa: Tanzania
Master's Thesis | Jan 2016
In this thesis I trace the changes in the exercise of Brazilian state power in Rio’s poor communities, or favelas, through an ethnographic exploration ...