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    • Covid-19: Understanding the Impact of the Pandemic on Forcibly Displaced Persons 

      Lippman, Betsy; Sutton, Rebecca; Doby, Allyson; Ilkkursun, Zeynep; Kurt, Gulsah; Hameed, Shaffa; Acarturk, Ceren; Rohwerder, Brigitte (Institute of Development Studies, 2022-01-24)
      The Covid-19 pandemic has left no corner of the world untouched. To cite just one figure, 100 million people have been pushed into poverty, according to a recent World Bank study. The two-speed recovery from the pandemic, ...
    • Innovative Civic Initiatives by Young People to Strengthen Their Role in Post-COVID-19 

      OSSREA (OSSREA, 2021)
      The COVID-19 pandemic is testing the resilience of national education systems, economies and job markets, highlighting the digital divide, income inequality, and workforce fragility around the world. In Africa, the virus ...
    • Kenya Profile Report: COYOQA Project 

      OSSREA (OSSREA, 2021)
      On December 31st 2019, the Chinese authorities alerted the World Health Organization of pneumonia cases in Wuhan City, China, with an unknown cause. The mystery disease was first referred to as 2019-nCoV and then named ...
    • K4D’s Work Around Climate Change and Related Issues 

      Price, Roz (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-10)
      This report provides an illustrative overview of K4D’s work from October 2016 until May 2021 connected to climate change. Given the breadth of K4D reports that touch on climate change (or related issues), this report has ...
    • Approaches to Combatting Modern Slavery in Supply Chains 

      Hicks, Jacqueline (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-06-08)
      The purpose of this rapid review is to lay out some of the general approaches used by both business and government to tackle ‘modern slavery’ in international business supply chains, and locate evidence of their ...
    • COVID 19 Pandemic in Uganda 

      OSSREA (OSSREA, 2021)
      The youth question in Uganda cannot be more pronounced than the recently concluded elections of 2021. 80 percent of the Ugandan population is 30 years and below (UBOS 2017). Also, 70 percent of the Uganda voting population ...
    • How Digitally Restructured Value Chains Are Reshaping Labor Futures for Women in the Global South 

      Banga, Karishma; Faith, Becky (IT for Change, 2021)
      The digitalization of production and digital restructuring of global value chains (GVCs), compounded with development effects of proposed global digital trade rules, are going to have important implications for economic ...
    • Solar Geoengineering: The Case for an International Non-use Agreement 

      Biermann, Frank; Oomen, Jeroen; Gupta, Aarti; Ali, Saleem H.; Conca, Ken; Hajer, Maarten A.; Kashwan, Prakash; Kotzé, Louis J.; Leach, Melissa; Messner, Dirk; Okereke, Chukwumerije; Persson, Åsa; Potočnik, Janez; Schlosberg, David; Scobie, Michelle; VanDeveer, Stacy D. (Wiley Blackwell, 2022-01-14)
      Solar geoengineering is gaining prominence in climate change debates as an issue worth studying; for some it is even a potential future policy option. We argue here against this increasing normalization of solar geoengineering ...
    • Uganda Inception Web Seminar Report 

      Ssempebwa, Jude (OSSREA, 2021-03-01)
      Co-organized by myself, Mr. Alemu Tesfaye (based at the Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa [OSSREA]) and Ms. Anne Osamba (based in Kenya), the seminar was held between 10:10am and ...
    • COYOQA Inception Webinar 

      OSSREA (OSSREA, 2021-02)
      The webinar organized by the OSSREA Kenyan Chapter with the help of Ms. Ann Maua was designed to create awareness on the Covid- 19 and the Youth Question in Africa (COYOQA) project that is ongoing since September 2020 to ...
    • Humanitarian Evidence and Discourse Summary No.22 

      Kelly, Luke (Institute of Development Studies, 2022-01)
      This is the 21st monthly Humanitarian Evidence Summary (HUMES) to signpost FCDO and other UK government departments to the latest relevant evidence and discourse on humanitarian action to inform and support their response. ...
    • Cocoa Commercialisation in Nigeria: Issues and Prospects 

      Thomas, Kehinde Adesina; Olajide, Adeola; Olutayo, Molatokunbo O. (APRA, Future Agricultures Consortium, 2022-01-01)
      Despite the setback in the Nigerian agricultural sector’s development and its declining cocoa production in recent years, the nation still has potential to regain its production capacities in the cocoa sub-sector. In fact, ...
    • How Does Land Size Mediate the Relationship between Specialisation and Commercialisation? Lessons from Rice Farming in the Fogera Plain of Ethiopia 

      Sabates-Wheeler, Rachel; Carreras, Marco; Alemu, Dawit (APRA, Future Agricultures Consortium, 2022-01-01)
      The introduction of rice into Ethiopia provided a solution to food insecurity. More recently, national policy has emphasised the positive relationship between rice specialisation and commercialisation and, thus, higher ...
    • Ethiopian Baseline Report: Covid-19 and The Youth Question in Africa: Response, Impacts and Prevention Measures in the IGAD Region 

      Melkamsera, A.; Fasika, G.; Mukuna, T.E.; Alemu, S.T. (OSSREA, 2021-07)
      The emergence of COVID-19, which has metamorphosed from a small outbreak to a global pandemic and a public health emergency of international concern, has resulted huge socioeconomic impacts on poor countries like Ethiopia. ...
    • Kenyan Baseline Report: Covid-19 and The Youth Question in Africa: Response, Impacts and Prevention Measures in the IGAD Region 

      Barasa, L.P.; Maloba, B.A.; Mukuna, T.E.; Alemu, S.T. (OSSREA, 2021-09)
      Organisation for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa (OSSREA) in collaboration with CEWARN-IGAD, Makerere University (Uganda), OSSREA Kenya Chapter and CCRDA (Ethiopia) were funded by IDRC-Canada to ...
    • Development Finance for Socioeconomic Programming in Response to Covid-19 

      Lenhardt, Amanda (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-11-29)
      The Covid-19 crisis led multilateral and bilateral donors to revise their funding strategies to respond to the crisis and to adapt existing programming to the new context it created. This resulted in changes to overall ...
    • Sociology of the “Margin” Amid the Coronavirus 

      Hanin, Maher (Tunisian Forum for Economic and Social Rights (FTDES), 2020-04-13)
      Humanity has never faced its tragic reality as it is the case these days. This time, the enemy is not a world war with its frightful casualties, economic and financial crises with their dreadful legacies, nor it is a ...
    • Algumas Notas Sobre a Acção Cívica no Contexto da COVID-19 em Moçambique 

      Pereira, Crescêncio; Forquilha, Salvador; Shankland, Alex (IESE, 2022-01-11)
      This paper analyses how civil society organisations (CSOs) explore the possibilities that exist to undertake civic action in a context of COVID-19 in Mozambique. The analysis explores some of the strategies that CSOs use ...
    • Housing Microfinance and Housing Financialisation in a Global Perspective 

      Grubbauer, Monika; Mader, Philip (Routledge, 2021-11-28)
      The application of microfinance to the provision, improvement or adaptation of housing—‘housing microfinance’—is an increasingly significant area of practice and research interest. Housing microfinance has proliferated, ...
    • Introduction: Feminist Protests and Politics in a World in Crisis 

      Nazneen, Sohela; Okech, Awino (Routledge, 2021-12-07)
      Welcome to Gender & Development’s special double issue on Feminist Protests and Politics in a World in Crisis. This double issue was produced during a global pandemic that has triggered a deep economic crisis and an ...