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Remote rural areas

Projects | January 2000 to December 2005

The Remote Rural Areas theme was a major research theme of the Chronic Poverty Research Centre between 2000 and 2005. Its aim was to explore the relationship between remoteness and chronic poverty. It examined the nature of geographic capital and spatial...

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To investigate the opportunities and constraints faced by resource-poor farmers in the humid lowlands of West Africa (HULWA) in investing in the planting and improvement of indigenous trees for income generation

Projects | December 1998 to December 2002

The project aims to test the proposition that substantial opportunities exist in West Africa for improving rural livelihoods by cultivating indigenous fruit trees on-farm. Poor farmers have constraints to their ability to harness such opportunities, but the...

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Humanitarian principles in practice

Projects | June 1998 to June 2000

This research examines what humanitarian principles mean for humanitarian agencies and evaluates the impact field-level experiments in a 'principled approach' have had on agency practice and the behaviour of belligerents.

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