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This study investigated the relationships among the parameters of dissolved oxygen, chlorophyll-a and phytoplankton composition in tilapia ponds. Each pond (a total of 18 ponds) was sampled once in the dry, winter season between Jan-uary and March and again early in the rainy season between May...

As part of a larger three year Eco-health Emerging Infectious Diseases (Eco-EID) program bringing together 17 institutions in six Southeast Asian countries and China, this study is expected to generate knowledge that can be translated into policies for control of parasitic worm infections in...

Whereas most studies of cage culture have been carried out in ponds, lakes or reservoirs, cage-based aquaculture in rivers and other public water bodies raises issues of natural resource management that are closer to fisheries management than aquaculture in fish ponds on private land. This paper...

A range of topics include: the institutionalization of parliament in Mozambique; power-sharing agreements after disputed elections; deserters in the aftermath of the Zimbabwe crisis; internal displacement in Kenya resulting from post-election violence; cult religion in the northern Uganda...

This report summarizes the findings of a multi-country research project aimed at estimating the contribution of broadband adoption to development in Latin America. The project was funded by IDRC and implemented by DIRSI (Diálogo Regional sobre Sociedad de la Información), a regional ICT policy...

From October 25th – 27th, 2012, the conference Beyond 2015: Towards a New Consensus on Ending Global Poverty was held at Ryerson University in Toronto in collaboration with Academics Stand Against Poverty (ASAP), an international professional network of poverty-focused scholars. The conference...

Given the continued concentration of Least Developed Countries' export structure, enhanced market access opportunities for the LDCs in sectors like agriculture and apparel is of significant value to them. Conversely, remaining tariff or non-tariff barriers in these sectors continue to do...

The paper examines specific dimensions of inequality, in terms of gender, caste, education, region, occupation and other factors relevant to labour market inequalities. It studies economic and social relationships responsible for these cleavages, while considering conceptual and methodological...

The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), currently a consortium of 32 Universities in Eastern, Central and Southern Africa region is mandated to provide leadership in the area of capacity building in the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA...

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