People in African cities are taking charge of their water supplies – and it’s working
Assistant Professor Ellis Adjei Adams recently published an article on The Conversation about an improved, community-based model for providing water to urban areas in sub-Saharan Africa.
“Community based water supply models have been common in rural areas for some time,”… more »
PI: Rengin Bahar Firat
This project focuses on the ways values help mitigate the negative effects of discrimination on well-being.
The main goal of this proposed project is to examine the ways general value orientations might be moderating the relationship between discrimination and wellbeing. I specifically focus on agentic value orientations revolving around independent… more »
PI: Louis-Alexandre Berg
This project examines the causes and consequences of criminal violence in cities affected by rapid urbanization, political transition and institutional weakness. It seeks to explain variation in crime levels among neighborhoods and cities; examine the role of local and national government in preventing or fueling crime; and identify innovative solutions that… more »
Political settlements, women’s representation and gender equality: The 2008 gender-based violence law and gender parity in primary and secondary education in Rwanda by Drs. Jennie E. Burnet and Jeanne d’Arc Kanakuze was recently published online by Effective States and Inclusive Development.
“This paper explores the ways in which power and politics shape the realisation… more »