All projects related to south africa

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States that have successfully exited violence and embarked on a process of development have often started with strong political settlements, or elite pacts.
Start Date: Friday, February 15, 2013
End Date: Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Topic: VIOLENCE, RESEARCH NETWORKS, Capacity building, CASE STUDIES, PEACE, POLICY MAKING, POLITICAL REFORM, SOCIAL PROBLEMS, SOCIAL STRATIFICATION, SOCIAL STRUCTURE
Region: Colombia, South America, Far East Asia, Indonesia, Nepal, Sudan, El Salvador, North and Central America, South Africa, North of Sahara, South of Sahara, Central Asia, South Asia
Program: Governance and Justice
Total Funding: CA$ 667,600.00

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South Africa has one of world's highest levels of heavy episodic drinking among men and women.
Start Date: Thursday, December 13, 2012
End Date: Sunday, December 13, 2015
Topic: SOCIAL RESEARCH, Gender, COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS, CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR, DEMOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS, HEALTH POLICY, POLICY MAKING, SOCIAL LEGISLATION, SOCIAL PROBLEMS, SURVEYS
Region: South Africa, South of Sahara
Program: Food, Environment, and Health
Total Funding: CA$ 407,100.00

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Since the 1990s, private security companies (PSCs) have expanded their presence.
Start Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2012
End Date: Friday, November 6, 2015
Topic: SAFETY, CRIME PREVENTION, PRIVATE SECTOR, REGULATIONS
Region: South of Sahara, Botswana, Namibia, Swaziland, South Africa
Program: Governance and Justice
Total Funding: CA$ 608,800.00

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Releasing freely accessible, standardized, and easily readable government data can increase transparency and accountability.
Start Date: Friday, February 1, 2013
End Date: Monday, February 1, 2016
Topic: Internet, Economic and social development, RESEARCH NETWORKS, ACCESS TO INFORMATION, CASE STUDIES, DEVELOPING COUNTRIES, INFORMATION POLICY, INFORMATION SYSTEMS, POLICY MAKING, RESEARCH CAPACITY
Region: Argentina, South America, Brazil, India, Kenya, Nigeria, Nepal, Far East Asia, Philippines, Uruguay, South Africa, North of Sahara, South of Sahara, North and Central America, Central Asia, South Asia
Program: Networked Economies
Total Funding: CA$ 1,977,100.00

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In Africa, HIV is having a devastating impact on young people.
Start Date: Thursday, June 14, 2012
End Date: Friday, March 14, 2014
Topic: ADOLESCENTS, Gender, CIRCUMCISION, HEALTH PROGRAMMES, SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR, SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES
Region: Uganda, South Africa, North of Sahara, South of Sahara, Canada
Program: Maternal and Child Health
Total Funding: CA$ 50,000.00

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Heterosexual couples represent the largest HIV risk group in sub-Saharan Africa. Couples' Voluntary HIV Counseling and Testing (CVCT) is an effective HIV prevention strategy because it:
Start Date: Tuesday, May 8, 2012
End Date: Monday, July 8, 2013
Topic: DISEASE TRANSMISSION, HEALTH EDUCATION, HEALTH SERVICES, SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES, South Africa, South Africa, South Africa
Region: South Africa, South of Sahara, Rwanda, Zambia
Program: Maternal and Child Health
Total Funding: CA$ 54,175.00

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Significant progress has been made globally over the past decade to establish access to information as a fundamental human right, to promote legislative standards, and to engage civil society to support this right.
Start Date: Thursday, April 5, 2012
End Date: Friday, May 30, 2014
Topic: Civil society, Capacity building, ACCESS TO INFORMATION, Bangladesh, Bangladesh, Mexico, Mexico, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, South Africa, South Africa, South Africa
Region: Bangladesh, Mexico, South Africa, United States
Program: Networked Economies
Total Funding: CA$ 250,000.00

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New research will explore the potential of community participation in Uganda and South Africa to address inequities in health and promote health governance systems that give voice to the poorest and most marginalized.
Start Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2012
End Date: Thursday, May 21, 2015
Topic: CIVIL SOCIETY, COOPERATION BETWEEN ORGANIZATIONS, ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE, COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION, HEALTH POLICY, HEALTH SERVICES
Region: Uganda, South Africa, South of Sahara
Program: Maternal and Child Health
Total Funding: CA$ 390,200.00

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Infectious diseases are especially problematic in sub-Saharan Africa, where livestock production accounts for up to 25% of national income.
Start Date: Thursday, March 1, 2012
End Date: Friday, October 31, 2014
Topic: BIOTECHNOLOGY, FOOD SECURITY, Gender, AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING, AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY, NATIONAL INCOME, RURAL ECONOMY
Region: South Africa, South of Sahara, Canada
Program: Canadian International Food Security Research Fund
Total Funding: CA$ 3,146,230.00

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Obesity in South Africa is becoming a major public health issue for the country - nearly 60% of adult women and 31% percent of adult men are either obese or overweight.
Start Date: Wednesday, May 9, 2012
End Date: Saturday, November 9, 2013
Topic: WOMEN'S HEALTH, NUTRITION, LOW INCOME GROUPS, RESEARCH NETWORKS, NUTRITION POLICY, Gender, DISEASES, PUBLIC HEALTH
Region: South Africa, South of Sahara
Program: Food, Environment, and Health
Total Funding: CA$ 37,100.00

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