Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) provides incomes to an estimated 42 million of individuals around the world, yet systematic data on miners’ earnings are lacking. We’ve developed a method to remedy this.
Conflict breaks trust. Genocidal violence obliterates it. Violent conflict always leads to a wide array of devastation. …
Which measures have been taken around the world to contain the spread of CoViD-19? What is the level of popular support for these measures in different countries? How are they enforced? How did different countries make the decisions on which measures to take? We asked our 1158 IOB alumni and our 77 current IOB students.
Par rapport à Ebola, nous constatons des effets beaucoup plus importants de Covid-19 sur les revenus, l’accès à la nourriture et le comportement. Outre les effets socio-économiques immédiats, il y aura probablement de graves effets à long terme.
Compared to Ebola, we find much larger effects of Covid-19 on revenues, access to food and behaviour. Besides the immediate socioeconomic effects, there will likely be severe long-term effects.
‘Practices that make people worse off aren’t likely to survive’ wrote Peter Leeson. So what is the rationale behind witchraft beliefs in the artisanal mining sector in eastern DRC?
The modes of mineral extraction, as well as their interaction, have very different implications for local conflict
“C’est à vous, jeunes gens et jeunes filles, adultes de demain, qu’il appartiendra de laisser disparaître d’elles-mêmes …
“Croyances religieuses endogènes et développement en Afrique Sub Saharienne”