This report from DfID summarizes the literature’s findings on patterns of conflict, exclusion and livelihoods in the Sinai region.
This report from Chatham House considers the various political, institutional and organizational barriers to translating early warning of famine into early action to avert it, and makes recommendations for how these can be overcome.
Agricultural Mechanization in Ghana : Is Specialization in Agricultural Mechanization a Viable Business Model?
This paper quantitatively assesses whether government provided subsidies to private enterprise for tractor-rental services is a viable business model.
This paper from UNU-WIDER employs the unique data and insights generated by the growth project of the African Economic Research Consortium to further explore the importance of a ‘syndrome-free’ (SF) regime for growth in the region.
This paper provides a comparative analysis of the incidence of evaluation methods in antipoverty transfer programs in Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa.
On March 20, USAID released their first ever USAID Forward Progress Report highlighting our successes and challenges in reforming the Agency and delivering better, more sustainable results.
The UNDP's 2013 Human Development Report shows that more than 40 developing countries have made greater human development gains in recent decades than would have been predicted.
In this working paper from The World Bank, researchers analyze this often debated question.
Julie Walz and Vijaya Ramachandran of the Center for Global Development identify ways to multiply the effect of US assistance to Haiti.
In this working paper from The World Bank, Phillip Keefer examines the role of collective action in conflict situations.