Essays about: "Africa"

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  1. 1. POLITICAL WILL, NO FREE WILL? A Quantitative Analysis of the Influence of Contextual Factors on Leaders’ Political Will to Fight HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Marcus Plahusch; [2018-02-20]
    Keywords : political will; HIV AIDS; Africa; public policy; political economy;

    Abstract : Political will has become a ‘silver bullet’ in political science to explain the outcomes of public policy reforms. While success is seen as proof of its existence, failure is regularly attributed to a lack of political will. READ MORE

  2. 2. Dangerous elections : A study on electoral violence and clientelism

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Erik Forsberg; [2018]
    Keywords : Clientelism; election; violence; institution; elections; institutions; patronage; clients; conflict; institution; vote; peace; Africa; sub-Saharan; democracy; democratization; quantitative;

    Abstract : Why do some elections spark violence whilst others do not? That is a question that has gained increased interest from scholars during the last few years. However, because of the field’s relative novelty, and despite the vast literature on democratization and civil war, it is still a question that is not fully comprehended. READ MORE

  3. 3. Registered Nurses’ Experiences of Malaria Prevention in the Republic of the Congo

    University essay from Sophiahemmet Högskola

    Author : Tilda Jönsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Education; Malaria prevention; Nurse’s experiences; Republic of the Congo; Malariaprevention; Republiken Kongo; Sjuksköterskans erfarenheter; Undervisning;

    Abstract : Background: In the Republic of the Congo, malaria is a major cause of death, in particular among children. Therefore, malaria prevention is of high priority. Registered nurses have an important role in illness prevention in sub-Saharan Africa, especially through education of the population. READ MORE

  4. 4. Managing Portfolios of Developing Projects in a Complex Environment : How the UN Assign Priorities to Programmes at the Country Level.

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Chiara Borneman; Mateus Possati Figueira; [2018]
    Keywords : Portfolio Management; International Development Projects; Portfolio Prioritization; Decision Making; Influence of Context; United Nations;

    Abstract : Purpose: This research intends to shed a light in the practice of project portfolio management in the non-traditional – although project oriented – aid sector. The research aim is to study the decision-making structures supporting the prioritization of projectsand/or programmes in multilateral organizations, which play a determinant role in the development aid sector. READ MORE

  5. 5. Facilitating trade facilitation with roads: The case of agricultural products in Sub-Saharan Africa

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Jacob Lidberg; Marcus Lindkvist; [2018]
    Keywords : Trade facilitation; Infrastructure; Agricultural products; Sub-Saharan Africa; Food security; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The purpose of this paper is to examine whether the combined effect of infrastructure and trade facilitation may enhance trade in agricultural products in Sub-Saharan Africa. Due to the widely spread poverty in this region, trade in agricultural products are of specific importance since it may help to secure food supply. READ MORE