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Building affordable housing in Kigali
Solving the challenge of affordable urban housing remains a key concern to urban planners and city officials in rapidly urbanising cities. This blog examines a new costing tool...
The role of election competition in strengthening...
Using results and original survey data from the November 2015 local government elections in the Sargodha District of rural Punjab, Pakistan, insights are offered into the...
Uganda needs a caffeine fix: Insights from...
Until recently Vietnam and Uganda shared a similar trajectory in the development of their coffee sectors. Today, Vietnam has emerged as the second largest coffee producer in...
Driving domestic investment: FDI use and source matter
More targeted manufacturing FDI could reinforce and raise domestic investment levels in developing economies. FDI and the developing world Foreign direct investment (FDI)...
Access to credit and female labour supply in India
Access to microfinance integrates women into the labour force in the long run. This effect is driven by a greater participation of women in household business...
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