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The report details activities and outputs of the groundwater management strategy with stakeholders in regional water management in Cliza municipality, Bolivia. Groundwater studies determined the extent of the aquifer, recharge rates, hydraulic properties, and the effect of extractions on surface...

This thesis examines the lived experiences of African journalists involved in the recent Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak. It contends that African journalists did not cover the crisis efficiently because of several barriers. The EVD epidemic is believed to have begun in December 2013 and has...

The issue of providing liveable low income housing in South Africa has been a highly contested social issue, complicating policy and development processes. The technical, logistical and political hurtles are extensive, and in a historical context that makes these concerns all the more...

From March 2015 to June 2016 the Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) implemented a research project on wage employment creation in agriculture and agro- processing sectors. The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) funded about 44% of the total cost of the...

Resistance in plants against pathogen infection is defined as a spectrum of reduced susceptibility, ranging from moderate susceptibility to a hypersensitive response (complete resistance). The genetic improvement of plants is one option to manage diseases. Several quantitative trait loci (QTLs)...

Relocating and resettling communities displaced due to development projects and conflict had been a challenge the world over. While new housing maybe provided there are dangers of impoverishment and social and cultural issues appearing, risking the success of the action and vulnerability of the...

The project identified barriers to developing a coordinated response to intimate partner violence (IPV) in Sri Lanka, and provided the research evidence needed to support strategic policy and programming efforts, while building relationships with non-health sectors for future work, particularly...

The 2nd CARIAA Annual Learning Review brought together over 80 participants from
15 countries for three days in Wageningen, the Netherlands. Under the theme for
this year's event, "Collaboration and Synthesis in CARIAA", participants brainstormed
common themes for research, and...

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