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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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European donors and the use of aid for poverty reduction

Projects | June 1997 to August 2000
This series is on the experiences of European donors with the use of aid for poverty reduction and is the product of a major research programme involving ten European development research institutes. This programme breaks new ground in its intention to compare and to...
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