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October 2016
Center for Development Research (ZEF)

The manual presented here is based on the experience and draw out the collected lessons learnt with regard to the design and implementation of TIGA project in the South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa.

September 2016
Center for Development Research (ZEF)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set an ambitious target of 100,000 MW of solar power capacity to be achieved by 2022, when India celebrates 75 years of her independence. This is a grand vision for ushering in a sort of revolution in clean energy in India in the next six years.

May 2016
Center for Development Research (ZEF)

With numerous challenges hindering smallholders’ adoption of externally developed technologies, it is often argued that farmer innovation can play an essential role in rural livelihoods. Yet a rigorous assessment of the impact of farmer innovation is lacking.

November 2015
Center for Development Research (ZEF)

Our findings, based on satellite imagery data, show that land degradation hotspots cover about 30% of the global land area, where about 3.2 billion people reside.

August 2015
Center for Development Research (ZEF)
This study Climate Change Adaptation in Burkina Faso: Aid Dependency and Obstacles to Political Participation analyses the climate change discourses and political dynamics in south‐western Burkina Faso from three empirical entry points: (a) the production of the National Adaptation Programmes of Action; (b) climate change discourses in the Ioba province; and (c) the role of the public media.
July 2015
Center for Development Research (ZEF)

Ethiopia’s energy sector faces critical challenges to meeting steadily increasing demand given limited infrastructure, heavy reliance on hydroelectric power, and underdevelopment of alternative energy resources.

October 2013
Center for Development Research (ZEF), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Healthy land ecosystems are essential to sustainable development, including food security and improved livelihoods. Yet, their key services have usually been taken for granted and their true value underrated, leading to land degradation becoming a critical global problem.

May 2011
Center for Development Research (ZEF), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Land degradation has not been comprehensively addressed at the global level or in developing countries. A suitable economic framework that could guide investments and institutional action is lacking.