Research: Development

Africa's Development - Prospects and Promises 2008

The objective of the report of the Africa Progress Panel is to examine the state of the continent in 2008, to focus world leaders’ attention on delivering on existing commitments and to mobilise resources to deal with new challenges, in particular the crisis in food production.
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IDRC South Africa

IDRC recently analyzed why and how it has worked in countries in transition — from dictatorship to democratic rule, from war to peace. The goal was to better understand how IDRC gathers and shares pertinent information to inform programming and decisionmaking.
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Digital Inclusion in Mozambique: A Challenge For All

This initiative forms part of a five-country study in Botswana, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe to provide opportunities for dialogue among Southern African key players in ICT for Development.
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Urban Revolution, Urban Governance and International Development

This is the most recent issue of Foresight, ISID’s electronic publication on development.  This issue, by Profs. Lisa Bornstein and Jeanne M. Wolfe, is entitled “The Urban Revolution, Urban Governance and International Development”. 
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Teenage Pregnancy in SA

High teen fertility subject of concern in research & policy circles with available data suggesting progress has been made since democracy. DOE adopted a rights-based approach. Introduced guidelines to prevent & manage teen fertility. Policy & practice must be informed by the context of teenage pregnancy.
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