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Since independence, Senegal has been highly reliant on international markets to meet its food needs, and this tendency has only increased with rapid levels of urbanization in recent decades. Poor domestic cereal harvests prior to 2007 exacerbated this import-dependence during a time of high global food prices, resulting in the cost of rice increasing by(More)
We have recently described a luminal guanosine diphosphatase activity in Golgi-like vesicles of Saccharomyces cerevisiae (Abeijon, C., Orlean, P., Robbins, P. W., and Hirschberg, C. B. (1989) Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 86, 6935-6939). The presumed in vivo role of this enzyme is to convert GDP into GMP. GDP is a reaction product following outer-chain(More)
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The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) was established in 1975. IFPRI is one of 15 agricultural research centers that receive principal funding from governments, private foundations, and international and regional organizations, most of which are members of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). IFPRI's(More)
DSGD Discussion Papers contain preliminary material and research results, and are circulated prior to a full peer review in order to stimulate discussion and critical comment. It is expected that most Discussion Papers will eventually be published in some other form, and that their content may also be revised. DSGD Discussion Papers contain preliminary(More)
This study has been prepared within the UNU-WIDER project on Development under Climate Change. UNU-WIDER gratefully acknowledges the financial contributions to the project by the Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency—Sida, and the financial contributions to the research programme by the governments(More)
Drawing on insights from Latin America, this paper examines the factors that contributed to the use of populist strategies by political parties during recent presidential elections in Kenya, South Africa, and Zambia. Specifically, the paper argues that the nature of party competition in Africa, combined with rapid urbanization and informalization of the(More)