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Conflict, instability, and resilience in Nigeria

At the heart of Nigeria’s instability is its oil-dependent political-economy which has cultivated a national and international elite embedded in...» more

Digital tools for women’s safety

Two recent Helpdesk reports explore the role of digital tools in supporting women’s...» more

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Neil Palmer (CIAT): Farms of the Future project, Nepal

National climate change governance

Without the rapid implementation of pro-poor, climate-informed development policies, climate change impacts could result in 100 million more people in extreme poverty by 2030. Development policies need to consider climate risk scenarios while expanding ‘no-regrets’ social protection programmes that provide benefits to vulnerable populations under different climate scenarios. This Topic Guide looks at climate change...» more

Open data, transparency and accountability

Voters look for their names outside a polling station in Haiti in 2011, in the second round of the presidential elections (Kendra Helmer/USAID).
Open data involves the release of data so that anyone can access, use and share it. One of the main objectives of making data open is...» more

Social movements

Alice Naicomenó (Tahrir Square)
Social movements express social, cultural, political or economic concerns locally, nationally or transnationally, and they are found in both democratic and repressive states. A variety of...» more

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Implementing Public Financial Management Reform

by Paul Chignell
Changing existing governance systems can be challenging, especially if communication of the changes, the reasons behind them, and the planned...» more

National climate governance and politics

by Jesse Worker
In the wake of the Paris Agreement on climate change, multilaterals and aid agencies are shifting significant attention to the...» more