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The GI-ACE research programme produces outstanding research that assists decisionmakers addressing real-world corruption problems.

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Harnessing informality: Designing anti-corruption network interventions and strategic use of legal instruments

Building on Phase 1 findings that uncovered informal practices of networks of political, business, and social actors that undermine anti-corruption efforts, this project works with case studies from East Africa and Central Asia to explore how anti-corruption interventions can explicitly factor in existing informal networks.

Fighting high-level corruption in Africa: Learning from effective law enforcement

This project is the first comparative study of law enforcement efforts targeting high-level corruption in Africa. The focus on enforcement practice promises to generate new evidence regarding investigations and prosecutions in Nigeria, Tanzania, and Malawi.

Can positive public recognition lead to good governance?

This project works from the theory that fostering collective pride in good governance and providing a positive recognition for local leaders who forego corruption will decrease corruption in a national park revenue-sharing programme in western Uganda.

Ethical border trading between Kenya and Uganda for small-scale businesses

This project explores how to leverage cellphones to reduce corruption challenges for small-scale traders in East Africa.

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