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Local Level Climate Justice? Adaptation Finance and Vulnerability Reduction

In this article, Sam Barrett of Trinity College Dublin investigates the ground-level effectiveness of adaptation finance in climate vulnerable villages across Malawi. The study uses participatory assessments to compare actions of villages receiving adaptation finance with…

Tracking Climate Aid in Africa: The Case of Malawi

CCAPS Research Brief No. 18 focuses on aid for climate change adaptation in Malawi, finding that aid explicitly targeting adaptation makes up a small fraction of Malawi’s total aid portfolio (one to six percent). When…

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Tracking Aid for Food Security

CCAPS Research Brief No. 17 presents a new methodology for tracking aid for food security. To pilot this method, CCAPS researchers coded and mapped official development assistance projects from five major donors in Malawi, finding…

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User Guide to the CCAPS Aid Dashboard

The User Guide to the CCAPS Aid Dashboard provides detailed information on how to navigate the dashboard, use advanced filters, download data, and share maps. The CCAPS Aid Dashboard combines trends analysis with the most…

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The Geography of Foreign Assistance: A Case Study in Malawi

Dylan Malcomb presented The Geography of Foreign Assistance: A Case Study of Malawi at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association in San Francisco, California on April 3-6, 2013.

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Climate Change and Development in Africa

In CCAPS Student Working Paper No. 5, a graduate student research team set out to examine how to effectively track development aid to Africa, develop a methodology to track climate change adaptation aid, and explore…

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Tracking Climate Adaptation Aid: Methodology

In CCAPS Research Brief No. 5, Catherine Weaver, Justin Baker, and Christian Peratsakis outline CCAPS methodology to track aid activities relevant to climate change adaptation within official development assistance projects in Malawi. The proof of…

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CCAPS Climate Aid Codebook

This codebook presents the methodology developed and tested by the CCAPS program to track and map the climate change relevant activities within official development assistance (ODA) projects in Africa.

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Killing with Kindness? The Effects of Foreign Aid on Violence in Africa

CCAPS researcher Michael Findley presents his research on the effect of foreign aid on terrorism and civil wars. His presentation, Killing with Kindness? The Effects of Foreign Aid on Violence in Africa, discusses his finding…

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Tracking Adaptation Aid

In CCAPS Research Brief No. 2, Catherine Weaver and Christian Peratsakis discuss CCAPS research assessing where international aid resources have been effectively deployed, which they argue is critical to addressing climate change vulnerability and building…

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