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There is a need to strengthen the capacity of the Ministry of Climate Change (MOCC) so that it can support adaptation actions by other federal ministries and the provincial governments now responsible within their jurisdictions. Significant engagement, capacity building, knowledge sharing,...

In this audio interview (recorded in June, in Yaoundé, Cameroon) Andreas Strecker, a programme director responsible for the Foundation's Africa initiative, expands on DFG's funding criteria and reflects on certain broader themes relevant to the collaborative projects. They including the...

The quest to understand how urban neighbourhood characteristics impact on crime has become an important theoretical and policy-relevant component of contemporary criminology thinking and a potential gauge for the relative value of informal and formal mechanisms of social control. This renewed...

This preliminary study examines the nexus between incidence of crime and socio-politico-economic dynamics in Ghana between 1980 and 2010, using both international and local data. This is against the backdrop that earlier North America-based mainstream scholarships had argued that crime was a...

Most low income workers in OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) countries obtain hourly wages, while in China most full-time employees acquire monthly wages. Since the government does not specify the legal number of working hours for regulated monthly wages, employers may...

The world has seen a dramatic upsurge in the number of displaced persons since World War II.
As the international community and host governments struggle to cope with the ever increasing
number of new refugee inflows, a more staggering number of refugees live in protracted
...

Reduction of crime in general, and the safety of women and children in particular should remain a priority in social policy and governance. To reduce crimes against women in poor localities, sufficient access to water and a proper increase in the number of public toilets, while ensuring access...

El objetivo de este trabajo es conocer la situación de 19 países de América Latina en cuanto a precios, velocidades y asequibilidad de la banda ancha con datos obtenidos de un relevamiento que lleva a cabo DIRSI de los planes ofertados en la región.
El análisis de los indicadores...

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