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Scholarly Publications

The Effects of Power Sector Reform on Energy Services for the Poor

December 2005

This report examines the connections, if any, between efforts to enhance development through electrification of the world's poorest households with the parallel efforts to introduce market forces...

Information, Incentives and Institutions: Experimenting with Private-Public Partnerships to Link the Poor with Modern Supply Chains

March 2007

The goal is to identify external interventions capable of reducing constraints to integrate poor farmers into modern supply chains (MSCs) and do so by experimenting with different combinations of...

Politics in Developing Countries

December 1995

This second edition of the highly regarded Politics in Developing Countries again presents case studies of experiences with democracy in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East, along with...

News

Gates Foundation gives $3.8 Million to Stanford University for biofuels, food security research

December 2007

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Agricultural Development Program has awarded Stanford University's Program on Food Security and the Environment (FSE) and a team of collaborators $3.8...

Without public investment, the food crisis will only get worse, Naylor, Falcon say in Boston Review

September 2008

FSE director Rosamond Naylor and deputy director Walter Falcon discuss the food crisis in a lead article in the September/October 2008 issue of Boston Review.

Firoze Manji on challenges using new media to support social justice movements in Africa

February 2010

Firoze Manji is founding Executive Director of Fahamu - Networks for Social Justice, a pan African organization with offices in Kenya, Senegal, South Africa and the UK.

Events

Opposition in Africa: The Impact of Ethnic Cleavages and Economic Conditions on Electoral Coalitions

March 7, 2007

Why are opposition party leaders able to form multiparty coalitions to compete against entrenched incumbents in some African countries, but not in others?

Explaining Vote Choice in Africa's Emerging Democracies

May 5, 2009

In this paper, we study the voting behavior of Africans in seven countries currently ranked as "free" by Freedom House International.

The Challenges of Using New Media to Support Social Justice Movements in Africa

February 18, 2010

Fahamu is committed to using ICTs to support the development and growth of a powerful social justice movement that is committed to self determination in Africa.

Projects

Biofuels and Food Security in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa: Pathways of impacts and assessments of investments

Biofuel development contributes most effectively to rural income growth when you can have vertical integration. People all along the value chain have to be making money.
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Biofuels, Climate, and Global Food Markets

Biofuels are a hot topic in both the academic literature and the popular press.
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