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The causes, conditions and consequences of poor water access in Bombay Hotel locality, a predominantly Muslim informal settlement located in Ahmedabad's southern periphery, are studied through the lens of urban violence and conflict. This is done by tracing the dynamics of urban planning and...

Over the last two decades, the state-led production of space, as part of worlding cities, has introduced new structural violences into the lives of poor groups in Durban, Mumbai and Rio de Janeiro, and has met with resistance. Three main mechanisms have been adopted to produce space—...

In spaces where intense violence is an every-day occurrence, the security of all residents is deeply impacted. Researchers argues that women and young girls experience this insecurity especially, and in particularly complex ways. By examining the markets of Mumbai, researchers find that women...

Selective state interventions to mitigate natural disasters such as floods, the compulsions under which the urban poor inhabit ecologically marginal lands and in the case of Guwahati, the "encroachments" on wetlands and hills, have set the stage for conflict about housing rights, especially for...

How the Wawared project is using technology to collect and share health data that will improve the lives of women and, perhaps eventually, everyone in the nation

The project consisted of three components; research, capacity building and dissemination. The research component consisted of conducting systematic reviews (SRs) on topics related to development. The capacity-building component was aimed at training a select group of mid-level and senior policy...

The most popular content on our website in 2016 showcased the many ways that practical research outcomes are being used to make a real difference in the lives of people across the developing world.

The study works to identify patterns of institutional development and main influences on Science Granting Council (SGC) behaviour at a regional and sub-regional level. Four countries, Kenya, Ethiopia, Rwanda and Tanzania will be studied in depth. This Annex presents interview questions related...

Integrated Development Planning (IDP) is one of the key tools used by the South African Government to deal with its developmental role in the post-apartheid era. In contrast to the role of planning in the past, integrated development planning is now a function of municipal management for service...

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