16 Feb 2015
The Geography of Boko Haram: Maps, Sources and Methodology
Author: Davin O'Regan
International Relations and Security Network (ISN)
This publication explains the methodology used to produce the maps enclosed in the ISN Security Watch article, "The Geography of Boko Haram: More Deadly but More Remote" by Davin O'Regan.
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Do Men and Women Have Different Policy Preferences, and if so, Why?
Author: Jessica Gottlieb, Guy Grossman, Amanda Lea Robinson
This paper evaluates the presence of gender-based differences in political preferences in a cross-section of 19 African countries.
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Improving Education Outcomes by Linking Payments to Results
Author: Sarah Holzapfel, Heiner Janus
German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
This paper examines the results-based approach to funding which is increasingly being used by development actors to disburse funds, once a pre-agreed set of indicators is met.
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Educating Cape 2040: Building Blocks of Future Prosperity
Author: Dale van der Lingen, Sibusiso Nonyati, Mickey Rafa, Hanna Camp
Institute for Security Studies (ISS)
This paper explores potential development paths for the Western Cape 2040 initiative for retaining greater numbers of learners in the South African province's education system.
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Africa Spectrum, Vol 50, No 2
Author: Ilmari Käihkö, Andrzej Polus, Dominik Kopinski, Wojciech Tycholiz, Munyaradzi Mawere, Nkwachukwu Orji, Yejoo Kim, Janis van der Westhuizen, Udo Richard Averweg, Marcus Leaning, Marianne Kneuer, Andreas Mehler, Jonas Sell, Ivor Sarakinsky, Henning Melber, Gabriella Körling, Nelson Oppong, Brian Raftopoulos, Ute Rietdorf, Geert Castryck
GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies /
Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation /
Hamburg University Press
This issue of Africa Spectrum includes articles, book reviews, a review article and a conference report on Africa-related subjects.
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