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  • Impact of the Russia-Ukraine war on Ethiopia Seneshaw Tamru, Tewodros Makonnen Gebrewolde

    The conflict in Ukraine and the subsequent sanctions against Russia triggered price increases of key commodities with far reaching impacts on welfare, production, and economic...

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  • The role of inter-governmental transfers in... Oliver Harman

    Financial transfers from central governments to subnational governments in African cities can be successful in aiding urbanisation and development. However, these...

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  • Improving access to renewable energy in rural... Madison Levine, Niccoló Meriggi, Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, Vasudha Ramakrishna, Lennart Sattlegger, Maarten Voors, Ariful Islam, Sellu Kallon

    Download the policy brief here. In Sierra Leone, only about 5% of the population in rural areas have access to electricity. The United Nations Office for Project...

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  • Responding to imported inflation in Uganda:... Liam Carson, Harriet Conron, Richard Newfarmer

    Inflation is ravaging the world, driven by a combination of post-pandemic supply chain disruptions, a rebound in global demand, and the war in Ukraine. The first...

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  • Scaling up development finance can bring peace in...

    The number of people living in poverty in fragile and conflict-affected countries is estimated to reach 360 million by 2030. Lifting people out of poverty in places...

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  • How to reduce waste in the textile industry?

    Textiles are an integral part of daily lives and the global economy, but their production and consumption often leave a global footprint of waste and pollution behind. A...

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