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2016 Governing African extractives for development: lessons from Ghana's petroleum revenue management law

Ghana, Liberia, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda and, to an extent, Kenya are Africa's new kids on the 'Big Oil' block. They have ...

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2016 Perceptions of qualification mismatches: a balancing act

Qualification mismatches, defined as discrepancies between the qualifications held by workers and those required by their jobs, have been a ...

2016 Socio-economic and environmental transformation of African communities through renewable energy-phase 2: Maputu, Mozambique: fieldwork report

The objectives of the study was to assess the state of renewable energy deployment in Mozambique and to analyse policy and regulatory enviro...

2016 Evidence and policy in South Africa's Department of Environmental Affairs

This report synthesises the organisational issues that influence how DEA works with evidence to develop, implement, monitor and report on e...