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Boris Johnson’s new scramble for Africa
Media | 29 January 2020 | Foreign Policy
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Economic transformation and job creation in Mozambique
Research reports and studies | October 2017 | Neil Balchin, Peter Coughlin, Phyllis Papadavid, Dirk Willem te Velde and Kasper Vroljik
Mozambique's economic growth has not resulted in sufficient job creation. This study explores promising sectors, binding constraints and policy options.
Drivers of health system strengthening: learning from implementation of maternal and child health programmes in Mozambique, Nepal and Rwanda
Journal articles or issues | May 2017 | Fiona Samuels, Ana B Amaya and Dina Balabanova
This journal article offers a pragmatic approach to exploring the drivers of progress in maternal and child health in Mozambique, Nepal and Rwanda.
Framework for scaling-up Forecast-based Financing (FbF)
Projects | April 2017 to March 2020
This project looks for opportunities for adopting Forecast-based Financing (FbF) mechanisms into national and local Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) policies.
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Why not cash? The case for cash transfers for refugees in Mozambique
Working and discussion papers | December 2016 | Sarah Bailey
The working paper analyses the potential for cash transfers in Maratane camp, specifically the opportunities and obstacles involved.
What policy lessons can be learnt from cases of pro-poorest growth?
Working and discussion papers | July 2016 | Andrew Shepherd, Chiara Mariotti and Laura Rodriguez-Takeuchi
This comparative analysis argues that pro-poorest growth is likely to be necessary to achieve the first SDGoal target of eradicating extreme poverty.
Manufacturing more than doubles in sub-Saharan Africa, despite fall in share of GDP – new report
Press release | 21 April 2016
New ODI research finds manufacturing production in sub-Saharan Africa has more than doubled between 2005 and 2014
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Developing export-based manufacturing in sub-Saharan Africa
Research reports and studies | April 2016 | Neil Balchin, Stephen Gelb, Jane Kennan, Hope Martin, Dirk Willem te Velde and Carolin Williams
This paper describes how production, employment, trade and investment in the manufacturing sectors in nine sub-Saharan African countries has increased over the last decade.
Why poor water management is bad economics
| 22 March 2016 | Mariana Matoso, Julian Doczi
Poor investment in flood management is costing cities dearly, increasing poverty traps and reducing economic activity by up to 8%. What are governments doing about it?
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Understanding patterns of climate resilient economic development: Maputo, Mozambique
Research reports and studies | November 2015 | Mariana Matoso
This report examines Mozambique’s capital, Maputo, to understand how patterns of economic development affect vulnerability and exposure to the impacts of climate change.
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