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This brief annex to the larger project CIFSRF final technical report : Fighting lethal yellowing disease for coconut farmers (CIFSRF Phase 2) provides a list of policy briefs, videos, field guides and other potential outputs of the project. It has been anticipated that Côte d'Ivoire lethal...

Research from Central and East Africa shows that, despite facing engrained gender barriers, women are important participants in the economic activity surrounding artisanal and small-scale mining, and some are forging new economic pathways.

Increased knowledge of insect vectors and alternative hosts contributes to developing an effective control strategy for phytoplasma diseases such as Côte d'Ivoire lethal yellowing (CILY) disease in Grand-Lahou. Findings of this study "Fighting lethal yellowing disease for coconut farmers (...

En este informe se describen en primer lugar los motivos por los que implementamos esta nueva estrategia para evaluar la calidad de investigación. A continuación, se analiza en detalle el instrumento de evaluación en sí mismo, seguido por una sección con lecciones aprendidas a partir del primer...

From East to West, Asian economies are rapidly transforming, creating jobs for a growing population of young workers. But can working conditions keep pace? IDRC-supported research is building an evidence base that shows creating better job opportunities can go hand in hand with sustaining growth...

Social context is an important determinant of income diversification. In India, caste and ethnicity provide the basis for multi-functional social networks. This paper considers the effects of intra-village social networks on household income diversification in one of the poorest and most...

In various contexts around the globe, the state is not alone in providing security and enforcing law and order; there are a plurality of actors and a plurality of practices that constitute a hybrid context of security provisioning. The paper adopts a broad definition of policing, referring to...

The module aims to provide a fresh approach to the debate on peacebuilding and state-building in Africa by situating it in pre-conflict, conflict and post-conflict contexts. It demonstrates how peacebuilding is anchored in and inextricably linked to state-building. This paper provides an outline...

This research examines how apartheid legislation and history have shaped poverty and inequality in Cato Manor (part of the municipality of Durban, South Africa); it assesses the impact of post-apartheid reconstruction and development strategies in Cato Manor; and identifies the different forms...

The study was carried out to assess the toxicity of nanoemulsion of hexanal formulation on common honey bee species visiting mango orchards. Nano emulsion of hexanal at varying concentrations was tested using a dry film method. All the tested nanoemulsion of hexanal formulation and standard...

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