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20 Years of South African Democracy: So Where to Now?

by Altman, Miriam

This publication is the outcome of a conference marking the beginning of South Africa's third decade of democracy hosted in November 2014 by the Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection and the Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute at ...

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2016 Development Effectiveness Review

by Asian Development Bank

<p>The 2016 Development Effectiveness Review (DEfR) is the 10th in a series of yearly reports by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on its performance in achieving the priorities of Strategy 2020, its long-term strategic framework for 2008–2020. ...

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A better life for child labourers and their families in Egypt

An assessment of the effects of a co-ordinated intervention between the Egyptian Government and one of local NGOs to alleviate the child labour phenomenon in Egypt

by Nabila EL-Gabalawi

Master's Thesis from the year 2008 in the subject Politics - International Politics - Topic: Development Politics, grade: Merit, University of Birmingham (International Development Department (IDD)- School of Public Policy), course: ...

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A Comparative Analysis of Tax Administration in Asia and the Pacific

2016 Edition

by Asian Development Bank

<p>This comparative analysis report, the second in a series, is part of ADB’s regional research and development project on tax administration that analyzes the administrative frameworks, functions, and performance of 21 economies in Asia and the

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A Conviction in Question

The First Trial at the International Criminal Court

by Jim Freedman

<p>A lively narrative account of the first case to appear at the International Criminal Court, <em>A Conviction in Question</em> documents thetrial of Union of Congolese Patriots leader and warlord, Thomas Lubanga Dyilo. Although Dyilo’s crimes,

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A History of Rwandan Identity and Trauma

The Mythmakers' Victims

by Randall Fegley

<span><span>Few societies have faced the difficulties of identity building experienced by Rwanda. This book’s introduction reviews literature on the concepts of myth and trauma, and then introduces basic information on Rwanda and how it has been

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A New Methodology for Estimating the Output Gap in the United States

by Alichi, Ali

The gap between potential and actual output&#x2014;the output gap&#x2014;is a key variable for policymaking. This paper adapts the methodology developed in Blagrave and others (2015) to estimate the path of output gap in the U.S. economy. The ...

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A Practical Guide to Community Mobilization Techniques

by Iqbal Shah

<p data-version='1.1'>The book contains practical community mobilization tools and techniques for beginners, mid-level and senior NGOs staffs that ensure proper understanding of modern day systematic interventions of NGOs operation. This booklet

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A State Built on Sand

How Opium Undermined Afghanistan

by David Mansfield

<p>Oscillations in opium poppy production in Afghanistan have long been associated with how the state was perceived, such as after the Taliban imposed a cultivation ban in 2000-1. The international community's subsequent attempts to regulate ...

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A World of Insecurity

Anthropological Perspectives on Human Security

by Thomas Hylland Eriksen, Ellen Bal & Oscar Salemink

<p>Human security is a key element in the measure of well-being, and a hot topic in anthropology and development studies. A World of Insecurity outlines a new approach to the subject. </p> <p>The contributors expose a contradiction at the heart

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Access to Microfinance and Financial Training for Innovative Urban Sustainability: Collective Investments at the Bottom of t

by Mutisya, Musau

The Kenyan population is highly concentrated in urban centres, leading to increased social, economic and environmental strains, with a significant percentage of urban dwellers living in sprawling slums. Urban development is increasingly a major ...

ISBN: 9789956792054

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Advancing Gender Equality in Bangladesh

Twenty Years of BRAC’s Gender Quality Action Learning Programme

by Rieky Stuart, Aruna Rao, David Kelleher & others

<p>In 1994, BRAC, the world's largest NGO, made headlines by putting women's rights centre stage in Bangladesh, one of the poorest countries in the world. The Gender Quality Action Learning (GQAL) Programme was one of the very first large-scale ...

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Africa and China

How Africans and Their Governments are Shaping Relations with China

by Aleksandra W. Gadzala

<p>The China-Africa relationship has so far largely been depicted as one in which the Chinese state and Chinese entrepreneurs control the agenda, with Africans and their governments as passive actors exercising little or no agency. This volume ...

ISBN: 9781442237766

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Africa and the Millennium Development Goals

Progress, Problems, and Prospects

by Charles Mutasa & Mark Paterson

<span><span>This unique work by the Centre for Conflict Resolution (CCR), Cape Town, South Africa, tracks the progress Africa has made in achieving the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) since 2000. </span><span><br ...

ISBN: 9781442256279

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Africa's Information Revolution

Technical Regimes and Production Networks in South Africa and Tanzania

by James T. Murphy & Pádraig Carmody

<p><strong><em>Africa’s Information Revolution</em> was recently announced as the 2016 prizewinner of the Royal Academy for Overseas Sciences - congratulations to the authors James T. Murphy and Padraig Carmody!</strong></p> <p><em>Africa’s ...

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African Independence

How Africa Shapes the World

by Tukufu Zuberi, PBS's History Detectives and Professor

<span><span style="font-style:italic;">African Independence </span><span>highlights the important role Africa has played in recent history and the significant role it will continue to play in the future of America and the globe. In a world where

ISBN: 9781442216433

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African Institutions

Challenges to Political, Social, and Economic Foundations of Africa's Development

by Ali A. Mazrui & Francis Wiafe-Amoako

<span><span>Every political system, either developed or adopted, has an impact on the structure of society and the level of development. This book analyzes the evolution and nature of political institutions and their effect on Africa’s ...

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Agriculture and The World Trade Organisation

Indian and French Perspectives

by Frédéric Landy, Gurdarshan Singh Bhalla & Jean-Luc Racine

<p>The present volume offers to the reader a multi-faceted dialogue between noted experts from two major agricultural countries, both founding members of the Word Trade Organisation, each one with different stakes in the great globalisation ...

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Aid, Technology and Development

The Lessons from Nepal

by Dipak Gyawali, Michael Thompson & Marco Verweij

<P>Over the last 50 years, Nepal has been considered an experiential model in determining the effectiveness and success of global human development strategies, both in theory and in practice. As such, it provides a rich array of in-depth case ...

ISBN: 9781317220534

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Alleviating Poverty/Advancing Prosperity

An Essential Guide for Helping the Poor

by Steven Downey

Poverty is stubborn. Since World War II an estimated 2.3 trillion dollars has been spent on international aid, yet half of the population of the world survives on less than on ten dollars a day. In fact, one billion people, eek out a living on ...

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