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  • Organisation

    Linking Participation and Economic Advancement

    IDS project for the Economic Advancement Program (EAP) at the Open Society Foundations (OSF).
  • News

    Apply now for the STEPS Summer School 2018

    23 Jan 2018: The STEPS Summer School in May 2018 will bring together highly-motivated doctoral and postdoctoral researchers, working in fields around development studies, science and technology studies, innovation and policy studies, and across agricultural, health, urban, water or energy issues. The aim is to explore theories, ideas, research methods and practical applications of STEPS thinking on pathways to sustainability.
  • Document

    Hydropower production in future climate scenarios: the case for Kwanza River, Angola

    MDPI, 2016
    Climate change is altering hydrological processes with varying degrees in various regions of the world and remains a threat to water resources projects in southern Africa. The likely negative impacts of changes in Africa may be worse than in most other regions of the world.
  • Organisation

    Open Society Foundations

    The Open Society Foundations work to build vibrant and tolerant societies whose governments are accountable and open to the participation of all people.
  • Document

    Hydropower production in future climate scenarios; the case for the Zambezi River

    Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2016
    Climate change remains a threat to water resources projects in southern Africa where impacts resulting from changes in climate are projected to be negative and worse than in most other regions of the world. This work presents an assessment of the impacts of climate change on water resources and hydropower production potential in the Zambezi River Basin.
  • Organisation

    Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)

    Open Access publishing organisation.
  • Document

    Gender, sexuality and social justice: What's law got to do with it?

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2016
    The contributions to this Edited Collection reveal the complexity of the deceptively simple question posed by its title: Gender, Sexuality and Social Justice: What’s Law Got to Do With It?
  • Gender
    Painting of #DCRainbowCrosswalks Washington

    Within development there has been research, policy and practice which has offered an analysis of the impact of heteronormativity or challenged bad practice.

  • Document

    Green power for Africa: Overcoming the main constraints

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017
    Inadequate power supply in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) means that only 37 per cent of sub-Saharan Africans have access to electricity. Those with access are prone to experience problems with regular power outages. In many sub- SSA countries, electricity access rates are decreasing because electrification efforts are slower than population growth.
  • Document

    Variation in output shares and endogenous matching in land rental contracts

    Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2018
    We investigate the extent of variation in output sharing in land rental contracts and alternative hypotheses to explain this variation. Close to half of the rental contracts in our study in northern Ethiopia have output shares that deviate from the dominant 50-50 equal sharing.