All projects related to Kenya

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Across the world, young people and women have suffered a disproportionate increase in unemployment.
Start Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2011
End Date: Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Topic: WOMEN WORKERS, Gender, ECONOMIC RECESSION, GENDER ANALYSIS, SURVEYS, UNEMPLOYMENT, YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT
Region: Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Uganda, South Africa, South of Sahara
Program: Employment and Growth
Total Funding: CA$ 791,200.00

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Poor understanding of policy processes tends to reduce the value of research results and the ability of researchers to influence policy.
Start Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2009
End Date: Friday, March 18, 2011
Topic: CLIMATE CHANGE, NATURAL DISASTERS, DISASTER PREPAREDNESS, DISASTER PREVENTION, ADAPTATION TO CHANGE, DISASTER MANAGEMENT, POLICY MAKING, RESEARCH RESULTS
Region: Kenya, Malawi, Uganda, North of Sahara, South of Sahara
Program: Climate Change
Total Funding: CA$ 455,874.00

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The looming tobacco epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa and its potential to thwart the development process has prompted most governments in the region to ratify the World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC).
Start Date: Friday, December 19, 2008
End Date: Tuesday, August 31, 2010
Topic: ADVERTISING, ADVOCACY, LEGISLATION, PENAL SANCTIONS, POLICY MAKING, SMOKING, TOBACCO
Region: Kenya, North of Sahara, South of Sahara
Program: Food, Environment, and Health
Total Funding: CA$ 163,340.00

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In recent years the security of women's entitlement to land and land-based resources has been compromised by a number of factors.
Start Date: Wednesday, July 1, 2009
End Date: Sunday, July 1, 2012
Topic: LAND TENURE, Gender, LAND OWNERSHIP, LAND USE, WOMEN'S RIGHTS
Region: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, North of Sahara, South of Sahara
Program: Employment and Growth
Total Funding: CA$ 459,800.00

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Although birth and death rates are still relatively high in Africa, African populations display some of the most youthful age structures in the world.
Start Date: Monday, December 15, 2008
End Date: Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Topic: POVERTY MITIGATION, DEMOGRAPHIC MODELS, SOCIAL PLANNING, SOCIAL SECURITY, SOCIAL SERVICES
Region: Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, South of Sahara
Program: Employment and Growth
Total Funding: CA$ 961,200.00

Project

As in other parts of Africa, land remains the basis of a mainly agrarian economy and the focal point of identity contests, especially within and between ethnic groups.
Start Date: Thursday, July 17, 2008
End Date: Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Topic: ETHNIC CONFLICTS, AGRICULTURAL LAND, LAND OWNERSHIP
Region: North of Sahara, South of Sahara, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania
Program: Governance and Justice
Total Funding: CA$ 498,700.00

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Studies suggest that information and communication technologies (ICTs) are of some benefit to farmers, but how effective they are in linking small farmers to wider markets remains unknown.
Start Date: Wednesday, April 1, 2009
End Date: Friday, June 22, 2012
Topic: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, Internet, ACCESS TO MARKETS, AGRICULTURAL MARKETS, INCOME GENERATION, SMALLHOLDERS, SURVEYS
Region: North of Sahara, South of Sahara, Benin, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Uganda
Total Funding: CA$ 1,235,470.00

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Kenya's failure to create and maintain the momentum of reform has had several consequences, culminating in the disputed general elections of December 2007.
Start Date: Monday, March 1, 2010
End Date: Friday, October 26, 2012
Topic: SOCIAL PARTICIPATION, DEMOCRATIZATION, CONFLICT RESOLUTION, ADVOCACY, CONSTITUTIONAL REFORM, LAND REFORM, POLITICAL REFORM
Region: Kenya, North of Sahara, South of Sahara
Total Funding: CA$ 348,700.00

Project

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that the global burden of disease could be reduced by up to 15% by improving water, sanitation and hygiene.
Start Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2008
End Date: Monday, August 6, 2012
Topic: Gender, GENDER ANALYSIS, SANITARY FACILITIES, SANITATION SERVICES, TOILETS
Region: Kenya, Uganda, North of Sahara, South of Sahara
Program: Food, Environment, and Health
Total Funding: CA$ 488,600.00

Project

Urbanization, housing and poverty are very much interrelated in sub-Saharan Africa.
Start Date: Sunday, March 1, 2009
End Date: Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Topic: TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER, BAMBOO, FOREST CONSERVATION, LOW COST HOUSING
Region: North of Sahara, South of Sahara, China, Ethiopia, India, Kenya, Uganda
Program: Climate Change
Total Funding: CA$ 496,300.00

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