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Somali networks: structures of clan and society
This annotated bibliography focuses on issues of power, participation and governance in relation to Somali networks. There is a healthy body of academic literature examining Somali social structures,Expand
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Increasing financial investment in women and girls through gender responsive budgeting (GSDRC Helpdesk Research Report 1028)
This rapid review identifies literature on the impact of gender responsive budgeting (GRB) in increasing financial investment in women and girls, and investment in gender equality. Overall, evidenceExpand
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Longitudinal social research in Ethiopia
1. Overview This report identifies and collates studies involving longitudinal social research in Ethiopia. There are a limited number of studies which fall under this classification. Much of theExpand
Role of development assistance in countering extremism and terrorism
The relationship between development assistance and security has long attracted academic and practitioner attention, particularly during the post-2001 ‘war on terror’. Heightened internationalExpand
Urbanisation and conflict in Pakistan
This rapid review identifies literature on the links between urbanisation and violence in Pakistan. Pakistan has experienced unprecedented rates of urban growth. High levels of urbanisation have beenExpand
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Conflict and development in Sudan: Key research institutions (GSDRC Helpdesk Research Report 936).
There are a limited number of UK-based research institutes that have an interest in development and conflict issues in Sudan. Experts indicate that the Rift Valley Institute (RVI) is the mainExpand
Promoting social development and human rights in private sector engagement (GSDRC Helpdesk Research Report 972).
The private sector is often regarded as the driving force for job creation, economic growth and poverty reduction (See for example IFAD 2007). For donor agencies, engaging and working with privateExpand