Political Economy of the Business Environment in Eleven Middle-Income Countries
This study examined the factors strengthening or weakening the environment for private investment and inclusive growth in eleven middle-income countries. The Policy Practice managed the research and produced a synthesis paper. It undertook two of these studies directly, and identified nine other country experts.
The research findings have been summarised in the Policy Practice Brief NO.12.
Southern Africa: Review of Human Trafficking Programme
The Policy Practice provided a staff member (Alex Duncan) as team leader of a three-person team to review the first phase of the Southern Africa Counter-Trafficking Programme (SACTAP I), and, subject to the review, to appraise a SACTAP II. The programme which is funded by the Norwegian Government, and implemented by the International Organisation for Migration, had made a good start, and a second phase is now under way. SACTAP is now in its second phase after successfully implementing its two year pilot programme.
Review of South Africa–Norway Programme on Research Co-operation
Andrew Barnett of the Policy Practice was the team leader and main author of this review of research cooperation between Norway and South Africa.
The objectives of this review were: