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Journal Article
Legal Empowerment of the Poor through Property Rights Reform: Tensions and Trade-offs of Land Registration and Titling in Sub-Saharan Africa

Part of Journal Special Issue Legal Empowerment and Group-Based Inequality

Property Land rights
Book Chapter
Rwanda: From devastation to services-first transformation

From the book: Industries without Smokestacks

Africa Economic growth Exports
Book Chapter
Agro-processing and horticultural exports from Africa

From the book: Industries without Smokestacks

Africa Agro-processing Trade
Book Chapter
Tourism global value chains and Africa

From the book: Industries without Smokestacks

Tourism Africa Global value chains
Book Chapter
New technologies create opportunities

From the book: Industries without Smokestacks

Africa Industrialization Technology
Book Chapter
Excess female mortality in Africa

From the book: Towards Gender Equity in Development

Missing women Mortality Gender
Journal Article
Exploring regional and gender disparities in Beninese primary school attendance: A multilevel approach

DHS data is combined with school supply statistics to study primary school attendance in the 2005–06 school year in Benin, a country that has seen almost unparalleled increases in attendance since the 1990s...

Economic development Demand for schooling Africa
Working Paper
New technologies create opportunities

This paper argues that new technologies—for communication, such as mobile phones and the internet, but also for manufacturing, agriculture, energy, and transport—have the potential to bridge many of the productivity gaps between sub-Sahar...

Africa Industrialization Technology
Working Paper
Excess female mortality in Africa

Relative to developed countries, there are far fewer women than men in parts of the developing world. Estimates suggest that more than 200 million women are demographically ‘missing’ worldwide...

Missing women Mortality Gender
Working Paper
The global politics of social protection

Since the early 2000s international development agencies have actively promoted social protection as a new global public policy...

Africa Policy transfer Politics
Working Paper
Rwanda: From devastation to services-first transformation

Since civil war and genocide left the country in ruins, Rwanda has undergone a remarkable transformation...

Africa Economic growth Exports
Working Paper
Exploring regional and gender disparities in Beninese primary school attendance: A multilevel approach

This study combines household survey data from the Beninese Demographic and Health Survey with school supply statistics in order to investigate regional and gender disparities in primary school attendance rates in Benin...

Economic development Demand for schooling Africa
Blog
A two-way street: Regional integration in southern Africa through supermarkets

Walk into any supermarket and you will find a mix of products to stock the kitchen. It’s easy to assume that many of the goods on offer are sourced locally and from nearby countries...

Regional growth Africa Supermarkets
Working Paper
Legal empowerment of the poor through property rights reform: Tensions and trade-offs of land registration and titling in sub-Saharan Africa

Land registration and titling in Africa has been seen as a means of legal empowerment of the poor that can protect smallholders’ and pastoralists’ rights of access to land and other land-based resources...

Property Land rights
Working Paper
Modeling sustainable long-term electricity supply–demand in Africa

This paper develops a scenario-based model to identify and provide an array of electricity demand in Africa, and to derive them from the African power system of development...

Energy planning Electricity Sustainable development
Journal Article
Learning to export and learning from exporting: The case of Ethiopian manufacturing

Part of Journal Special Issue Learning to Compete

Exports Learning Africa
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