Searching with a thematic focus on Governance in Ethiopia

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    People, protected areas and global change: participatory conservation in Latin America, Africa, Asia and Europe

    NCCR North South, 2008
    This document compares findings from in-depth research on protected area (PA) management in Latin America Africa, Asia and Europe. It describes how PAs have been managed over the last 50-100 years and considers the ecological, social and economic benefits brought by enhanced participation.
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    The maize seed system in Ethiopia: challenges and opportunities in drought prone areas

    African Association of Agricultural Economists, 2008
    This study examines how the performance of the maize seed system in Ethiopia affects small-scale farmers’ access to, and use of, improved maize varieties. Particular emphasis is given to the drought-prone agro-ecologies of the Rift Valley region and the specific maize varieties developed for and disseminated in this area.
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    From grassroots to government: FARM-Africa’s experiences influencing policy in sub-Saharan Africa

    Farm Africa, 2007
    Increasingly, NGOs are becoming active in policy debates, yet a key question emerging from this new focus is whether NGOs can effectively influence the policy agenda. This publication presents four FARM-Africa projects from Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and South Africa, describing how they approached influencing national policy in the context of the natural resources sector.
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    E-Government in Africa: prospects, challenges and practices

    Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, 2006
    In an increasingly globalised world, where information technology has become one of the key determinants of growth, many African countries are facing new challenges as a result of the emerging information age.
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    Planning for change: guidelines for national programmes on sustainable consumption and production

    United Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2008
    In the context of climate change, it has become clear that our global community urgently needs to adopt more sustainable life-styles to both reduce the use of natural resources and CO2 emissions.
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    15 years after Black Hawk Down: Somalia's chance?

    ENOUGH, 2008
    Has the international community washed its hands of Somalia? There has been no effective foreign engagement since the humiliation of US troops in the early nineties, leaving the people to contend with conflict, bloody partition and humanitarian disaster since the last vestiges of national administration crumbled in 1991.
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    GMO governance in Africa

    The Centre for Innovation, Knowledge and Development, The Open University, 2006
    This paper examines issues of legitimation and harmonisation of biosafety systems in GMO governance in Africa. It draws on case studies from emerging regulatory systems in Ethiopia and South Africa, which offer contrasting examples that evolved under different historical and socio-economic conditions.
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    Local ownership underpins success of security sector reforms

    id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2008
    Security sector reforms in any country must be designed, managed and implemented by local people if they are to succeed. But while it is fashionable for policy statements to declare the importance of ‘local ownership’, the concept has proven difficult to apply, with donor governments guilty of frequent breaches.
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    International Development Law Organisation

    The International Development Law Organization (IDLO) is the world’s only intergovernmental organization whose sole mandate is to strengthen the rule of law and good governance in developing cou
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    Time to articulate the right to water?

    id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2007
    Target ten of Millennium Development Goals (MDG) seeks to halve the proportion of people without sustainable and safe access to water. Although attempts have been made to link the MDGs and human rights, promoting a right to water achieves little if institutions, norms and values remain unchanged.