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SSHRC Awarded PDG 2019: Our project will develop an international research partnership to examine the experiences of African migrant children. One objective is to examine the experiences of vulnerable African migrant children and how they navigate their everyday lives in Ghana and Canada. A...
SSHRC Awarded CG 2016: Lead institution is Cape Breton University, in partnership with UAlberta. Public outreach about applied ethnomusicology, positive social interaction, and intercultural exchange. The project includes five core components: (1) two knowledge exchange and dialogue events, one...
The growing presence and influence of China across the African continent has attracted considerable local and international attention and even controversy. On the one hand, the burgeoning ‘China in Africa’ literature tends to focus on pessimistic assertions about the exploitative aspects of the...
Description, paleoenvironmental and paleobiogeographical implications of Miocene fish faunas from Jabal Zaltan and Sahabi (Libya)Download
The Libyan fossiliferous sites of Jabal Zaltan (early to middle Miocene) and Sahabi (late Miocene) have been excavated for decades and have produced an immense diversity of vertebrate fossils including fish. Fish remains from a recent field campaign at the two sites are described here in detail....
China’s rapidly expanding role in Africa as an energy and resource extractor reveals much of the dynamics and complexities of its growing ties with the continent. Rather than studying the subject in the framework of bilateral interactions, as most existing literature does, this article explores...
This thesis investigates three areas under the theme of household structure, climate change and livelihoods in southern Africa. The use of female-headship to identify vulnerable subgroups and to direct poverty-alleviation policies is a contentious issue in the literature. In the first paper of...
Studies show that 40 percent of existing child soldiers are girls. In order to make and sustain peace in war-affected countries, it is important to ensure that all members of a community, including women and girls, are reintegrated successfully. Failure of successful reintegration of former girl...
Hydroclimate Changes to Arid regions subjected to Impact of climate change, human activities, and Large-scale climate patternsDownload
In recent years, many regions worldwide have suffered from natural hazards related to the impact of human activities and climate change, such as floods and droughts, sea level rise, extreme weather events and an accelerated hydrological cycle. In Africa, the driest continent on Earth, climate...
Knowledge and Attitudes towards HIV/AIDS and Associated Current Prevention Practices in the Era of Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) in Rwimi, UgandaDownload
Background: The impact of the wide-spread availability of antiretroviral therapy (ART) on the sexual behaviour of the general population who are not on ART in African countries is understudied. Additionally, there are concerns of a return to risky behaviours by people on ART or increased...
This study analyses the characteristics and life trajectories of highly educated18 to 35 year old Malawians, how they negotiate their identities in the face of HIV/AIDS, and their opinions regarding the effectiveness of current HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention efforts. These Malawians are among...