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A teacher in Uganda
The Literacy Laboratory Project (LLP) in Uganda aims to scale up and evaluate the Mango Tree literacy program, promoting reading and writing, especially in local languages, as a meaningful part of daily life in households and communities.

Principal Investigator: Robin Stuart Burgess. Lead Organisation: London School of Economics & Pol Sci

Principal Investigator: Catherine Dolan. Lead Organisation: School of Oriental and African Studies

Co-investigators: Paul Montgomery; Linda Marie Scott; Caitlin Ryus

Concerned with exploring the space for empowerment of those who suffer illbeing through their gender identity, this study with married couples in a rural area of Eastern Uganda uses multiple methods including survey data, ethnography and experimental economics.

Principal Investigator: David Wilkie. Lead Organisation: Wildlife Conservation Society 

Co-investigators: Eleanor Milner-Gulland; Katherine Mary Homewood

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The research examines Amartya Sen's contention that shame is an attribute of poverty in all societies. Shame is believed to reduce a person's agency, the capacity to act constructively, and to increase social exclusion which, in turn, curtail economic development.
Principal Investigator: Sven Wunder. Lead Organisation: Centre for International Forestry Research, CIFOR (Forests and Livelihoods)
 
Co-Investigators: Fiona Jane Chandler (CIFOR); Dana William Sunderlin (CIFOR): Frank Ellis (University of East Anglia); Murray Belcher (CIFOR); Arild Angelsen (CIFOR); Katrina Brown (University of Exeter)

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