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This project aims to inform policies that help marginalized groups in Africa, such as women and the poor, to take advantage of the social and economic opportunities of broadband Internet.
Why internet access matters
Urban air pollution, indoors and outdoors, is a major worldwide health and environmental problem, particularly in Africa, where it is associated with economic activity, transportation, and the use of biomass for cooking. This problem is exacerbated
This project will examine how Conditional Cash Transfers (CCTs) can help poor women overcome economic vulnerabilities, and assess their potential to transform gender relations at home and in the community in Tanzania.
New and emerging development organizations are providing assistance to countries experiencing tensions and challenges after periods of conflict. This research will test whether their development assistance approaches are more effective at addressing
This project will help promote human rights in Africa by building knowledge and stimulating networking among law students, academics, faculties, universities, and experts. Activities include the 23rd edition of the Moot Court Competition in Nairobi
This project will provide funds for a high-level policy dialogue on applied agriculture and nutrition research at the African Green Revolution Forum. The September 2014 forum is being organized by the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA)
This project will help develop a new wave of local network economy policy leaders across Asia and Africa. The network economy refers to the information society's emerging economic order, which is based on products and services created and accessed
This project will help establish an Ecohealth Chair in Human and Animal Health in Protected Ecosystems to improve the sustainability of conservation areas and the health of local communities, livestock, and wildlife in Central and East Africa.
This project aims to conserve East Africa's rich biodiversity by strengthening local livelihoods through community-based conservation programs. Initiatives such as improved access rights to natural resources, income diversification, and green
Incidents of sexual violence against girls and young women are finally receiving global media coverage. Media reportss and public condemnation have broken the silence on this troubling social issue, but awareness is not enough. This project will