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Should ACTA be considered a genuine trade agreement or as an agreement on enforcement of intellectual property rights (IPR)? Policy laundering essentially means that once new provisions have been adopted as part of an international agreement, a government can then implement provisions at home...

This project addresses knowledge, resource, capacity and networking gaps on the theme: 'Strengthening urban governments in planning adaptation.'
The main objective of this project is to develop an adaptation framework for managing the increased risk to African local government and their...

This paper examines whether and to what extent changes in inheritance legislation impact women's physical and human capital investments using disaggregated household level data from India. We use inheritance patterns over three generations of individuals to assess the impact of changes in the...

The key training needs in TransMara, Ijara and the Tana Delta proposed by stakeholders are grouped into: improved agronomic practices, awareness of climate change and attendant impacts, water harvesting and conservation, agribusiness technologies, pests and diseases control, and capacity...

The Kettara site (Morocco) is an abandoned pyrrhotite ore mine in a semi-arid environment. The site contains more than 3 million tons of mine waste that were deposited on the surface without concern for environmental consequences. Tailings were stockpiled in a pond, in a dyke, and in piles over...

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