Children walking to school in Niger’s Diffa region

Principal Investigators: John Lawerence Aber. Lead Organisation: New York University

Co-investigator: Jeannie Annan 

Principal Investigator: Mark Pelling. Lead Organisation: Kings College London.
 
Co-Investigator: Bruce D Malamud (Kings College London); Blessing Meru (frican Population and Health Research Center, APHRC); Adriana Elizabeth Allen;  (University College Lonodon); Cassidy Anne Johnson (University College London): Susan Marion Parnell (University of Bristol); Mtafu A.Z.
Children in Agadez, Niger.
Principal Investigator: Jenny Carson Aker. Lead Organisation: Tufts University
 
Despite improvements in school enrolment over the past 20 years, 757 million adults worldwide are still unable to read and write in any language (UNESCO 2015).
Building upon a successful mobile phone-based education pilot program in Niger (Aker et al 2012), this research will assess the impact of a mobile phone-based adult education program in Niger in an expanded population.
How does the relationship between populations living in areas of conflict, and armed non-state actors, result in forms of local governance and affect livelihoods? Based on work in Colombia, India, Lebanon, Niger and South Africa.
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