Food security and poverty reduction

Significant challenges remain in the fight against food and nutritional insecurity in all its forms. The Accelerate Hub highlights the role of food in the fight to reduce poverty.

Cash + discussions

Social protection interventions, and in particular cash transfers, have become increasingly widespread in African countries. Results from a number of Hub projects have suggested that ...

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Impact of social protection programmes in Zambia

A cross-sectional study in four districts in Zambia, with data collection in 2019 from the evaluation of the United Nations Partnership on the Rights of ...

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Ibadan in-school adolescents

A cross-sectional study with 3000 adolescents in Nigeria, with a focus on mental health and educational outcomes. Team: Professor Olayinka Omigbodun (University of Ibadan, Nigeria)

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Child and community care

This study tracks the development of children and families affected by HIV attending established community based organisations (CBOs) across South Africa, Malawi, and Zambia. Team: ...

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Mzantsi Wakho

Mzantsi Wakho is a longitudinal mixed-method study with a cohort of 1,059 HIV-positive adolescents. This research project is intended to promote ART adherence and SRH ...

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HEY BABY

Hey Baby is a longitudinal mixed-methods cohort study of 800 adolescent parents and their children. This study aims to assess pathways to resilience among adolescent ...

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Cash and behavioural interventions combinations in Kenya

To study how large unconditional cash transfers to a household (alongside a behavioural intervention) effect psychological, health, and economic outcomes and engagement in risky behaviours ...

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Overcoming barriers to youth employment

The SUPER study is led by researchers from the Universities of Cape Town, Glasgow, Oxford, and Stellenbosch together with international agencies and implementing partners. The ...

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