Browsing IDRC International Fellowships / Bourse internationale du CRDI by Title

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  • Watsierah, Carren A.; Ouma, Collins (BioMed Central, 2014)
    Findings from this research show a low availability of subsidized Artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) in the form of artemether-lumefantrine (AL). There is higher frequency of stock-outs in government facilities, ...
  • Abdalla, Amr; Karbo, Tony; Murithi, Tim (University for Peace Africa Programme, Addis Ababa, ET, 2009-06)
    Liberal peace theories prescribe electoral democracy and the free market as panaceas for all postconflict states, irrespective of a society’s ability to cope with the inherent competitiveness of ‘democracy’ and the markets. ...
  • Abdalla, Amr; Karbo, Tony; Allen Nan, Susan (University for Peace Africa Programme, Addis Ababa, ET, 2009-12)
    In conflict systems, lasting social change depends on a host of dynamics. No one approach by itself holds the solution to protracted conflict: education and youth programs are only possible where human security supports ...
  • Abdalla, Amr; Karbo, Tony; Nelson, Catherine (University for Peace Africa Programme, Addis Ababa, ET, 2010-06)
    Conflicts funded by lootable natural resources complicate the political economy of war, and transitions to peace. Globalization has provided an outlet for the sale of illicitly obtained local resources by state and non-state ...
  • Abdalla, Amr; Karbo, Tony; Nelson, Catherine (University for Peace Africa Programme, Addis Ababa, ET, 2010-12)
    In the wake of violence, many questions remain concerning what can be done to build peace: What are the dynamics of conflict in a given African context? Why are youths at the forefront of violence in countries across the ...
  • Abdalla, Amr; Karbo, Tony; Ngabirano, Maximiano (University for Peace Africa Programme, Addis Ababa, ET, 2011-06)
    Two sets of standards are often applied to Africa: in one, the international community takes decisive action when there is sufficient geo-political interest in a state, and in the other, the international community remains ...
  • Abdalla, Amr; Karbo, Tony; Ngoma, Naison (University for Peace Africa Programme, Addis Ababa, ET, 2011-12)
    Demands upon peacebuilding related to the following topics are explored: where faith-based organizations have played a prominent role in such countries as the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Liberia; considering ...
  • Abdalla, Amr; Karbo, Tony; Matlosa, Khabele (University for Peace Africa Programme, Addis Ababa, ET, 2012-06)
    The interface between democracy and development remains a heated subject in the policy and academic discourses in Africa. Where nation building has taken place via the expediency and capital of developmentalism, issues of ...
  • Abdalla, Amr; Karbo, Tony; Yarwood, Janette (University for Peace Africa Programme, Addis Ababa, ET, 2012-12)
    This edition looks at governance from different perspectives: identity and nationalist movements in Cameroon; the ‘hegemonic presidency’ in Liberia and the challenges to rebuilding a shattered state; forthcoming general ...
  • Karbo, Tony (University for Peace Africa Programme, Addis Ababa, ET, 2013-06)
    For many women, violence is the daily condition of their lives, during wartime and peacetime, hence definitions of security need to consider the gendered realities of (in)security. In contemporary Africa, the greater ...
  • Butera, Jean-Bosco; Karbo, Tony (University for Peace Africa Programme, Addis Ababa, ET, 2013-09)
    A range of topics include: the institutionalization of parliament in Mozambique; power-sharing agreements after disputed elections; deserters in the aftermath of the Zimbabwe crisis; internal displacement in Kenya resulting ...
  • Butera, Jean-Bosco; Karbo, Tony; Okumu, Wafula (University for Peace Africa Programme, Addis Ababa, ET, 2013-12)
    Solutions to inequalities in society lie in mitigating structural inequalities. Many incumbent governments are able to manipulate constitutions with the goal of keeping political leaders and their cronies in power for ...
  • Butera, Jean-Bosco; Kale Ewusi, Samuel; Friedman, Steven (University for Peace Africa Programme, Addis Ababa, ET, 2014-06)
    Broad trends are identified in discussion of the African Peer Review mechanism: weak states which are unable to give substance to democratic governance, and resistance by governing elites to concede full democratic rights. ...
  • African Population and Health Research Center (African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC), Nairobi, KE, 2013)
    The ADDRF Program was initiated in 2008 by the African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) in partnership with the International Development Research Center (IDRC). The Program seeks to facilitate more rigorous ...
  • Berthe-Sanou, Lalla; Berthe, Abdramane; Drabo, Maxime; Badini-Kinda, Fatoumata; Some, Mathias; Ouedraogo, Dieudonne; Macq, Jean (2013)
    Introduction : du fait du vieillissement de leur population, de façon spontanée et/ou sous l’incitation internationale, la plupart des États en Afrique subsaharienne commence à concevoir des plans d’actions sectoriels ou ...
  • Kale Ewusi, Samuel; Bosco Butera, Jean (University for Peace Africa Programme, Addis Ababa, ET, 2014)
    Gaps in knowledge on peace, governance and security issues prevent the building of strong societal infrastructures that promote human development. The Africa Peace and Governance Research Network (APGR.Net) was launched ...
  • Ngozwana, Nomazulu (University for Peace Africa Programme, Addis Ababa, ET, 2014-08)
    This policy brief presents the challenge of democracy as a misunderstood and abused concept amongst Basotho and provides recommendations for viable civic education programmes. The challenges are faced by three key groups ...
  • Gebrekidan, Getachew Z. (University for Peace Africa Programme, Addis Ababa, ET, 2013-12)
    The African Union High-Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) has come up with a proposal to identify eligible voters in the Abyei referendum which the Government of Sudan (GoS) and Humr Misseriya have completely rejected ...
  • Njageh, Ann Rita K. (University for Peace Africa Programme, Addis Ababa, ET, 2013-12)
    The drama festival, an annual calendar event organised by the Ministry of Education (MoE) in Kenya, is largely a co-curricular activity, approached by many participants from the perspective of competition rather than ...
  • Masiya, Tyanai (University for Peace Africa Programme, Addis Ababa, ET, 2014-08)
    During the early 1980s, the Federation of South African Trade Unions (FOSATU), one of the forerunners of the South African Congress of Trade Unions (COSATU), promoted the concept of working-class politics, which envisaged ...