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What is the relationship between social cohesion and violence? Can social cohesion act as a protective factor against violence in the developing world? This research brief reviews the information that has emerged from a three-year international comparative study in South Africa and Brazil...

The Niger Delta crisis has been a major threat to both socio-economic activities in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. The amnesty is now six years since it implementation however, this study seeks to capture the impact and challenges of the amnesty programme in post conflict Niger Delta region...

La información presentada en este informe es
parte de un estudio de investigación cualicuantitativo
realizado por el equipo del área de
Políticas de Alimentación Saludable de la
Fundación Interamericana del Corazón
Argentina (FIC Argentina) y financiado por el...

This briefing paper summarises the findings of a recent study funded by the Open Society Foundations and International Development Research Centre which, against the backdrop of the Sustainable Goals for Development (SDGs), develops a framework for thinking about how basic legal service...

El presente documento es un analisis descriptivo del sector de crowdfunding – financiamiento mediante una multitud de donantes por medio de Internet - en América Latina. Su objetivo es conocer el tamaño, las caracteríticas y la dinámica de las plataformas latinoamericanas de crowdfunding. Para...

During the past few decades, relocation of shanty communities has become a developmental concern across the developing countries. After 30 years of internal conflict, Sri Lanka is currently undergoing rapid infrastructural changes particularly in Colombo. Relocating several shanty communities...

Objectives
1. To analyze and describe the current regulatory framework, the main stakeholders involved in the regulation of food advertising and to detect potential obstacles, challenges and enablers in the promotion of regulatory changes in Argentina.
2. To determine the amount and...

Poor thiamin status is common among women of childbearing age in rural and urban Cambodia. The Cambodian diet consists largely of thiamin-poor, polished white rice and contains few thiamin-rich foods. Thiamin-fortified fish sauce is an efficacious means of improving dietary thiamin intake and...

A key concern is how to properly assess water privatization programs in their ability to address the water needs of the poor. With limited supply options and low bargaining power, unconnected urban poor households in peri-urban areas of Metro Manila pay high prices for monthly water consumption...

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