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This brief shares findings from the research with an aim to inform policy responses by decision-makers in SSA working on women's empowerment, governance, and democratic institutions.

This is an annex to the larger study "Fighting lethal yellowing disease for coconut farmers (CIFSRF Phase 2)" and provides names of participants in the research.

To better inform the design of interventions to reduce child marriage and adolescent childbearing, researchers conducted a long-term study in rural Bangladesh that evaluated the impact of two very different approaches — an adolescent empowerment training program and a conditional incentives...

CILY has had an important environmental impact in the coconut-growing areas of Grand-Lahou since the late 1990's when the first symptoms were spotted in the village of Palmindustrie V1, and since its very first outbreak. Information from previous soil analysis and recent observations during the...

The Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women (GrOW) program aims to strengthen the evidence base on women's economic empowerment, gender equality and economic growth. Simultaneously the program works to enhance the capacity of younger and southern-based researchers to produce high-quality...

In terms of human security, what remains unresolved in South Africa is for whom the state guarantees safety and security. Activists and scholars suggest that the state has been captured by corporate capital and guarantees the safety and security of those interests above all others. Using Soweto...

Even after decriminalization of same-sex relations, rates of violence have remained high against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) South Africans, particularly black LGBT populations residing in the majority black townships of South Africa. This brief provides an overview of issues...

Land is a key asset for the livelihood of the majority of people and is a key ingredient in the constitution of rights, entitlement as well as identity. Land is a key economic resource for agricultural production and accumulation as well as a key signifier in the constitution of social status...

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