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Scavenging for solid waste in Kinshasa: A livelihood strategy for the urban poor in the Democratic Republic of Congo
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‘Gender hates men’: untangling gender and development discourses in food security fieldwork in urban Malawi
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Who could benefit from a bus rapid transit system in cities from developing countries? A case study from Kampala, Uganda
This paper evaluates the bus rapid transit system in Kampala and argues for new bottom-up policies that pay attention to the internal diversity of a population.
This paper seeks to establish the extent to which policies and plans relating to green economy connect with the informal economy.
This paper assesses how the interaction of trade and green economy strategies could promote energy security in Africa for the period 1995 to 2014.
This paper reviews economic growth and poverty levels and incidence in Sudan with a specific focus on per capita income.
This article examines the situation of households residing in two low-income, high-density suburbs of Harare, Zimbabwe.
This research paper uses primary and secondary data to examine the quality of nine upgraded slums in Lagos’ metropolis.