Searching with a thematic focus on Poverty, Governance

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    Poverty reduction during 1990-2013: Did Millennium Development Goals adoption and state capacity matter?

    Science Direct, 2018
    While poverty reduction remains central in the Post-2015 Agenda, its determinants remain debated in the literature, especially the role of structural conditions related to governance. This paper provides an assessment of two key dimensions: the global adoption of MDGs and state capacity.
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    Migrating out of Poverty

    Migrating out of Poverty is a seven-year research programme consortium (RPC) funded by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) from 2010-2017.
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    Governance of-non-state social protection initiatives: implications for addressing gendered vulnerability to poverty in Uganda

    Partnership for African Social and Governance Research, 2016
    Non-state actors (NSAs) are offering social protection services in Uganda to address vulnerabilities associated with poverty. Information is limited on their adequacy and efficacy and how their governance mechanisms address gender concerns.
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    Provision of social protection services by non-state actors in Nyanza Region Kenya : assessing women empowerment

    Partnership for African Social and Governance Research, 2015
    In Kenya, women are more likely than men to suffer poverty and its associated vulnerabilities, mainly because they are excluded from decision-making on economic issues, they have limited access to the factors of production, particularly land, and traditional customs allocate them undervalued roles and constrain their voice and mobility.
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    A political economy analysis of social protection programmes in Botswana

    Partnership for African Social and Governance Research, 2015
    Certain groups within society such as children, older persons and the physically challenged are more vulnerable to poverty, lack of access to social amenities, poor health and poor nutrition compared with the rest of the citizens. Despite being an upper middle-income country, Botswana is not an exception to this problem.
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    The politics of promoting social protection in Zambia

    Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2017
    The rise of the social protection agenda in Zambia over the past few years seems in some ways to fit with mainstream accounts of how welfare states are likely to emergein developing countries, particularly in terms of the links to elections and pro-poor political parties.
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    Egypt’s new IMF deal comes with a huge price tag for human rights

    Bretton Woods Project, 2017
    The government of Egypt has sealed a loan deal with the IMF following four years of negotiations.
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    Brazilian triangular cooperation in social protection: contribution to the 2030 Agenda

    United Nations Development Programme, 2016
    International organizations have played a crucial role in this process by supporting the diffusion and transfer of social protection policies. However, the role of South-South Cooperation partners cannot be underestimated. Brazil’s development trajectory in the last decade has drawn the world’s attention to the country’s social protection and food and nutritional security policies.
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    Statistical profile of scheduled tribes in India 2013

    The Ministry of Tribal Affairs, 2013
    The Government of India acknowledges the importance of a good database to deal with Scheduled Tribes’ affairs.This document contains information relating to some key characteristics pertaining to Scheduled Tribe population such as, trend analysis of their demographic profile, education, health, and employment status along with their proportions having basic amenities like, drinking water, elect
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    Tribal profile at a glance 2014

    The Ministry of Tribal Affairs, 2014
    Statistical Profile of Scheduled Tribes.