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south africa township
29 August 2017
South Africa
Hong Kong

Last month, the South African Independent Electoral Commission announced in frustration that it needs USD 22.9 million to collect addresses ahead of a court-mandated deadline, a problem compounded by the fact that most townships don’t have well-marked street names.

kenya development projects
22 August 2017

When looking to buy a home or other property in the U.S., location is typically at the top of the list—many buyers value properties with access to amenities like schools, parks, and an easy commute. But is that value shared by home buyers in developing countries? University of Illinois economist Hope Michelson looked at property transactions in Kenya near what she assumed would be a highly desirable location and found the real estate mantra, "location, location, location," wasn't necessarily the guiding principle there.


pakistan infrastructure
23 August 2017

Investment in urban infrastructure such as new roads, public utilities or parks invariably increases real-estate prices. In Pakistan, stories of riches earned overnight due to new highways passing through agricultural lands are common.





AgEcon Search
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AgEcon Search: Research in Agricultural and Applied Economics collects, indexes, and electronically distributes full text copies of scholarly research in the broadly defined field of agricultural economics including sub disciplines such as agribusiness, food supply, natural resource economics, environmental economics, policy issues, agricultural trade, and economic development.

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The Asian Society of Agricultural Economists (ASAE) is a recognized association of agricultural economists and other related professionals who focus research/development studies on Asia.

It aims to:

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The Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) was founded in 1983 to enhance the quality of economic policy-making within Europe and beyond, by fostering high quality, policy-relevant economic research, and disseminating it widely to decision-makers in the public and private sectors. Drawing together the expertise of its Research Fellows and Affiliates, CEPR initiates, funds and coordinates research activities and communicates the results quickly and effectively to decision makers around the world. The Centre is an independent, non-profit organization and takes no institutional policy posi

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The Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE) is an economic research centre within the Department of Economics at Oxford University.

CSAE carries out economic research with a particular focus on Africa. Its aim is to improve economic and social conditions in the poorest societies. CSAE researchers often use unique data which give them unrivalled insight into the underlying issues. The resulting policy recommendations address questions in the economic and political spheres as well as in civil society in developing countries.

Centre for the Study of Transition and Development (CESTRAD)
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The Centre for the Study of Transition and Development (CESTRAD) is a specialized unit for research and training on the economics and politics of transition. CESTRAD is a platform for researchers and policy analysts from governments and NGOs in transition and OECD countries.

Goals and mission

Civil Society Organization

The Economic and Social Research Foundation was established in 1994 as an independent, not-for-profit institution for research and policy analysis.

The formation of ESRF was based on the assumption that there was need and demand for an improved understanding of policy options and development management issues, and that the capacity for this was lacking in the Tanzania civil service.

ESRF addressed this gap by putting into place qualified Professional Staff, modest resources and a favourable research environment for the analysis and discussion of economic and social policy.

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O ISEG tem por missão a criação, transmissão e valorização social e económica do conhecimento e da cultura nos domínios das ciências económicas, financeiras e empresariais, num quadro de pluralidade e de garantia de liberdade intelectual e científica, de respeito pela ética e de responsabilidade social.

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The Journal of African Economies is a vehicle to carry rigorous economic analysis, focused entirely on Africa, for Africans and anyone interested in the continent - be they consultants, policymakers, academics, traders, financiers, development agents or aid workers.

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Journal of Economy and entrepreneurship is an international scientific journal of independent economists.

Journal headlines: Agriculture, Macroeconomic, Regional economy, Management, Entrepreneurship, Banking, International business, etc.

ISSN 1999-2300.

Journal is issued once in 1 months (12 issues a year).

Both Russian & English articles are accepted.

Journal is indexed in Agris (profile articles in English), Russian index of scientific citing.

Land Governance Multi-stakeholder Dialogue

The Dutch Land Governance Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue (LG MSD) is a dialogue jointly organized by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, companies, financial institutions, civil society organizations and knowledge institutes. Its organizing committee consists of representatives from Oxfam, Both ENDS, FMO, Actiam, APG, Utrecht University and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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Excellent administration and management of land for sustainable development



To implement an efficient land administration and management system in order to ensure equity in access to land


  • Efficiency
  • Transparency and Accountability
  • Innivativeness
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Rule Of Law
  • Independence


A REBIA – Rede Brasileira de Informação Ambiental é uma Associação sem fins lucrativos, independente, sem vínculos partidários ou religiosos, que visa contribuir para a formação e fortalecimento da cidadania socioambiental planetária através da democratização da informação ambiental e da educação ambiental, com uma visão plural e democrática da questão socioambiental e da sustentabilidade, e que se rege por seus Estatutos e pela legislação específica

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