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Wednesday
29/04/2009
The contribution of ICT to freedom and democracy: an empirical analysis of archival data on the Middle East
This paper examines the extent to which ICT expansion is impacting social and political freedoms in ten countries of the Middle Eastern region, defined as non-democratic states. It ....
Monday
27/04/2009
Comprehensive policy options addressing global challenges
This report investigates the role of agriculture in addressing global challenges related to climate, water and food. Based on three international events ... ....
Wednesday
22/04/2009
Climate change and african agriculture: a Ricardian analysis
This paper examines the impact of climate change on cropland in Africa using a ricardian cross-sectional approach. Relying on farm data from an 11-country ... ....
Friday
17/04/2009
Message in a box
How can Web 2.0 new interactive internet tools and multimedia be used for advocacy and international development? This clear and comprehensive online toolkit co ....
Thursday
16/04/2009
"Ever upwardly mobile": how do cellphones benefit vulnerable people? Lessons from farming cooperatives in Lesotho
While there is growing evidence of cash transfers reducing hunger and vulnerability, less is known about effective delivery mechanisms for such transfers, particularly in remote ar ....
Thursday
16/04/2009
Costs and benefits of renewable electricity in South Africa
This paper models the costs and benefits of setting a target of generating 15% of South Africa's electricity from renewable sources by 2020. The ... ....
Monday
06/04/2009
Inventory of innovative farmer advisory services using ICTs
This paper documents all known innovative farmer advisory services or systems, currently in design, in existence or recently completed in Africa. The report notes that currently mo ....