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This paper presents a framework for research responding to young women engagement in violent extremist groups in Mali and Niger and the increase of violent extremism in the Sahel in general. The research aims to contribute to the development of a new generation of policy analysts and researchers...

Our research focuses on identifying the most vulnerable populations and understanding the main drivers of vulnerability in the Moyar Bhavani sub-region. In particular, we investigate the implications of changing patterns of tribal and rural livelihoods on gendered vulnerability in the region....

The emphasis in Phase 2 was to harness the best of the private, public and not-for-profit sectors to expand The Canadian International Food Security Research Fund (CIFSRF) research portfolio so that innovations reach more people and have a greater impact globally to improve food security. The...

This paper synthesises the findings from analysis of 6 projects in the Canadian International Food Security Research Fund (CIFSRF) Phase 2. It provides an evaluation of the projects and assesses their impact on food security; considers to what extent the CIFSRF projects have contributed to...

The Communicating Research on Open Educational Resources for Development (C-ROER4D) project was a six-month initiative hosted in the Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching (CILT) at the University of Cape Town (UCT). C-ROER4D communicated the ROER4D research findings through a variety of...

This paper contextualizes and reviews recent research on unpaid care work in the Global South, with a particular focus on projects funded through the multi-donor Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women (GrOW) program and IDRC. It offers a typology of paid and unpaid, market and non-market...

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