All projects related to south africa

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Labour market regulations, particularly minimum wage policies, remain highly contentious and poorly understood issues, both within academic and policy circles.
Start Date: Wednesday, February 9, 2011
End Date: Monday, August 5, 2013
Topic: EMPLOYMENT POLICY, INFORMAL SECTOR, FORMAL SECTOR, LABOUR LAW, LABOUR POLICY, MINIMUM WAGE, UNDEREMPLOYMENT, UNEMPLOYMENT
Region: Argentina, South America, Costa Rica, North and Central America, South Africa, South of Sahara
Program: Employment and Growth
Total Funding: CA$ 421,218.00

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Appropriate intellectual property (IP) rights policies could foster creativity and innovation, thereby promoting globally competitive African industries and services.
Start Date: Monday, November 15, 2010
End Date: Saturday, November 15, 2014
Topic: COMPETITIVENESS, COPYRIGHT, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Region: Egypt, Kenya, South Africa, North of Sahara, South of Sahara
Program: Networked Economies
Total Funding: CA$ 2,043,600.00

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DNA barcoding is a new tool for taxonomic research.
Start Date: Thursday, April 1, 2010
End Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Topic: BIODIVERSITY, BIOLOGY, ECOLOGY
Region: Argentina, South America, Costa Rica, North and Central America, Kenya, Peru, South Africa, North of Sahara, South of Sahara, Mexico, Canada
Program: Agriculture and Food Security
Total Funding: CA$ 2,158,187.00

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Established in 1996, Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS) is an organization that coordinates a network of researchers that seeks to provide the Government of South Africa, civil society and the region with independent advice on economic policy, with a particular focus on trade and industrial issues.
Start Date: Thursday, March 25, 2010
End Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Topic: RESEARCH NETWORKS, COOPERATION BETWEEN ORGANIZATIONS, ECONOMIC ANALYSIS, ECONOMIC POLICY, ECONOMIC RESEARCH, RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS
Region: South of Sahara, South Africa
Program: Employment and Growth
Total Funding: CA$ 1,000,000.00

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Climate change and HIV/AIDS are widely recognized as major contributors to chronic impoverishment in sub-Saharan Africa.
Start Date: Monday, April 26, 2010
End Date: Monday, September 8, 2014
Topic: AGRICULTURAL INNOVATIONS, CULTIVATION PRACTICES, RURAL DEVELOPMENT, RURAL PLANNING
Region: South Africa, South of Sahara
Program: Food, Environment, and Health
Total Funding: CA$ 599,913.00

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Achieving water security in Africa remains a major challenge for policymakers.
Start Date: Thursday, February 11, 2010
End Date: Monday, February 11, 2013
Topic: CLIMATE CHANGE, SOCIAL PARTICIPATION, ADAPTATION TO CHANGE, COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION, VULNERABLE GROUPS, WATER MANAGEMENT, WATER SHORTAGE
Region: Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, South of Sahara
Program: Climate Change
Total Funding: CA$ 499,396.00

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Developed in South Africa, simplified tools and training have been shown to improve outcomes for HIV, tuberculosis (TB) and primary care patients, and to enhance staff satisfaction and confidence.
Start Date: Friday, December 18, 2009
End Date: Monday, September 30, 2013
Topic: HEALTH PERSONNEL, COOPERATION BETWEEN ORGANIZATIONS, TRAINING METHODS, TRAINING PROGRAMMES
Region: South of Sahara, Malawi, South Africa
Program: Maternal and Child Health
Total Funding: CA$ 307,640.00

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The research network on global administrative law (GAL network) was organized by New York University Law School with IDRC support to improve the ability of developing country scholars, researchers, lawyers, officials, nongovernmental organizations and businesses to understand and influence important developments in global regulatory governance.
Start Date: Monday, February 1, 2010
End Date: Saturday, December 1, 2012
Topic: INTERNATIONAL LAW, LEGISLATIVE BODIES, NATIONAL LEVEL, REGULATIONS
Region: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, South Africa
Program: Employment and Growth
Total Funding: CA$ 249,943.00

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Local governments and coastal cities in Southern Africa face a serious threat associated with climate change.
Start Date: Tuesday, July 21, 2009
End Date: Saturday, July 21, 2012
Topic: CLIMATE CHANGE, DISASTER PREPAREDNESS, DISASTER PREVENTION, SOCIAL PARTICIPATION, ADAPTATION TO CHANGE, DISASTER MANAGEMENT, LOCAL PLANNING, URBAN AREAS
Region: Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, South Africa, South of Sahara
Program: Climate Change
Total Funding: CA$ 485,600.00

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Post-conflict and post-authoritarian societies can experience high levels of violence as they transition to new and fragile democracies.
Start Date: Monday, September 20, 2010
End Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Topic: CONFLICT RESOLUTION, DEMOCRATIZATION, CASE STUDIES, PEACE RESEARCH
Region: South of Sahara, Kenya, Zimbabwe, South Africa
Program: Governance and Justice
Total Funding: CA$ 474,600.00

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