All projects related to South Africa

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This grant will allow the Institute for Security Studies (ISS), through its Organized Crime and Money Laundering Programme (OCML), to explore the causal links between weak state authority and the emergence of criminal governance structures in two cities: Cape Town, South Africa, and Dakar, Sénégal.
Start Date: Sunday, July 10, 2011
End Date: Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Topic: GOVERNMENT, LOCAL GOVERNMENT, LOCAL LEVEL, ORGANIZED CRIME, URBAN AREAS
Region: Senegal, South Africa, South of Sahara
Program: Governance and Justice
Total Funding: CA$ 500,000.00

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Rigid intellectual property norms and intensified enforcement have prompted media and medicine suppliers alike to price their products beyond the reach of all but the most affluent segment of the population.
Start Date: Thursday, May 12, 2011
End Date: Saturday, May 12, 2012
Topic: COPYRIGHT, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Region: Brazil, South America, India, Morocco, Mexico, North and Central America, South Africa, North of Sahara, South of Sahara, Central Asia, Far East Asia, South Asia, Russia
Program: Networked Economies
Total Funding: CA$ 200,700.00

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Research on climate change and its impact on the vulnerable is fairly well developed in Southern Africa.
Start Date: Thursday, March 31, 2011
End Date: Monday, September 29, 2014
Topic: FOOD SECURITY, CLIMATE CHANGE, ADAPTATION TO CHANGE, VULNERABLE GROUPS
Region: Lesotho, Malawi, Swaziland, South of Sahara, South Africa
Program: Climate Change
Total Funding: CA$ 1,499,800.00

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For the majority of poor people in developing countries, informal insurance provides an important - and often the only - way of protecting themselves against the risk of sickness or the death of a family member.
Start Date: Wednesday, January 26, 2011
End Date: Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Topic: INFORMAL SECTOR, LIFE INSURANCE, SMALL ENTERPRISES
Region: South Africa, South of Sahara
Program: Employment and Growth
Total Funding: CA$ 168,900.00

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A health information system is made up of discreet and modular building blocks that need to interoperate with one another.
Start Date: Wednesday, December 1, 2010
End Date: Monday, June 1, 2015
Topic: HEALTH PLANNING, HEALTH POLICY, HEALTH STATISTICS, INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Region: North of Sahara, South of Sahara, South Africa
Program: Maternal and Child Health
Total Funding: CA$ 250,000.00

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Access to information (ATI) is now recognized as a fundamental and universal human right as well as a cornerstone to good governance and the fight against corruption.
Start Date: Saturday, January 1, 2011
End Date: Monday, July 1, 2013
Topic: ACCESS TO INFORMATION, LEGISLATION, REGULATIONS
Region: South of Sahara, Angola, Ethiopia, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Uganda, South Africa
Program: Networked Economies
Total Funding: CA$ 503,000.00

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Second only to South Africa in HIV burden, Nigeria's complex epidemic of HIV viral subtypes is a vital target for HIV vaccine evaluation research.
Start Date: Thursday, September 30, 2010
End Date: Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Topic: VACCINATION, IMMUNIZATION, AIDS, HIV, MEDICAL RESEARCH, PROPHYLAXIS, VACCINES
Region: South of Sahara, Nigeria, South Africa
Program: Maternal and Child Health
Total Funding: CA$ 1,350,000.00

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Healthcare workers are a priority group for HIV prevention trials because they constitute a large relatively healthy group at risk from blood-borne diseases (hepatitis B, HIV/AIDS), as well as tuberculosis and other pathogens.
Start Date: Tuesday, October 19, 2010
End Date: Friday, October 19, 2012
Topic: VACCINATION, IMMUNIZATION, HEALTH PERSONNEL, AIDS, HIV, MEDICAL RESEARCH, PROPHYLAXIS, VACCINES
Region: South Africa, South of Sahara
Program: Maternal and Child Health
Total Funding: CA$ 355,599.00

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Universal health coverage is a major goal internationally.
Start Date: Monday, December 20, 2010
End Date: Friday, December 20, 2013
Topic: HEALTH EXPENDITURE, ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE, HEALTH FINANCING
Region: South of Sahara, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, South Africa
Program: Maternal and Child Health
Total Funding: CA$ 366,015.00

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Developing countries in general suffer from a shortage of policy intellectuals capable of shaping the policy agenda and regulations that have an impact on economic growth and poverty reduction.
Start Date: Thursday, July 1, 2010
End Date: Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Topic: International cooperation, Poverty alleviation, POLICY MAKING, TELECOMMUNICATIONS, TRAINEES
Region: North of Sahara, South of Sahara, North and Central America, South America, Central Asia, Far East Asia, South Asia, Sri Lanka, Peru, South Africa
Program: Networked Economies
Total Funding: CA$ 1,263,500.00

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