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- The BLDS print collection
Browse all the latest print documents from the British Library of Development Studies...
- Setting the scene: assessing and planning with harm reduction partners
- International HIV/AIDS Alliance, 2013
- Community Action on Harm Reduction (CAHR) is an project spanning China, India, Indonesia, Kenya and Malaysia that aims to expand coverage to more than 230,000 people who inject drugs, their partners and children, with a wide range of servic...
- Developing financeable NAMAs: a practitioner’s guide
- D. Sawyer / International Institute for Sustainable Development, 2013
- Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) are fast becoming the climate finance vehicle of choice to help developing countries transition to low carbon, climate resilient futures. Developing countries, their development partners and...
- Tried and tested: learning from farmers on adaptation to climate change
- H. Reid / International Institute for Environment and Development, 2013
- Small-scale farmers and pastoralists knowledge and experience of coping with climatic extremes and uncertainty has been largely overlooked in climate change adaptation planning efforts. This paper draws lessons from this wealth of knowledge...
- Media perceptions and portrayals of pastoralists in Kenya, India and China
- M. Shanahan / International Institute for Environment and Development, 2013
- Through the analysis of newspaper articles and a survey of journalists, this publication identifies gaps and highlights differences in how the media portray pastoralism in Kenya, China and India. In discussing their methodology, the authors...
- What is the provision of obstetric care in informal settlements in Nairobi?
- J.C. Fotso; A. Ezeh; R. Oronje / PubMed Central, 2008
- In sub-Saharan Africa, the unprecedented population growth that started in the second half of the twentieth century has evolved into unparalleled urbanisation and an increasing proportion of urban dwellers living in slums and shanty towns, ...
- Making Care Visible: Women’s unpaid care work in Nepal, Nigeria, Uganda and Kenya
- D. Budlender; R. Moussie / ActionAid International, 2013
- This report documents Action Aid's multi-country programme on women's unpaid care work. The programme, which is based in Kenya, Nigeria, Nepal and Uganda, recognises that while all women, regardless of class, race, caste and ethnicity,...
- Climate related risks and opportunities for agricultural adaptation in semi-arid eastern Kenya
- J. Recha / Climate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2013
- This paper reports on a field assessment of risks associated with climate variability in eastern Kenya by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS). It also includes the compilations of climate rela...
- Tackling Africa's chronic disease burden: from the local to the global
- A. de-Graft Aikins; N. Unwin; C. Agyemang / Globalization and Health, 2010
- Africa faces a double burden of infectious and chronic diseases. While infectious diseases still account for at least 69% of deaths in the continent, age specific mortality rates from chronic diseases as a whole are actually higher in sub-S...
- Children Malnutrition and Horizontal Inequalities in Sub-Saharan Africa:A Focus on Contrasting Domestic Trajectories
- V. Garcia / United Nations Development Programme, 2012
- The positive trend observed in recent accelerated economic growth in sub-Saharan African countries represents a huge opportunity to foster sustainable development, This paper contributes to the literature by providing a more accurate and nu...
- Women and political leadership in Kenya: ten case studies
- N. Kamau / Heinrich Böll Foundation North America, 2010
- This study, published by the Heinrich Boll Foundation, examines the perceptions, experiences, and achievements of ten female Kenyan politicians. The study reveals that women political leaders face challenges that include competing family de...
- Centre for Human Rights and Policy Studies (CHRIPS)
- CHRIPS is an international institution, principally working in Africa, and committed to the generation and dissemination of policy-relevant knowledge and to the development of innovative public policy solutions that also promote human rights and social justice.
- Centre for Rights Education and Awareness (CREAW)
- Since Sexual and Gender-based Violence (SGBV) is culturally accepted in Kenya, CREAW is committed to transforming society and achieving for women, a just and dignified environment, in which their relation with men is equal, and their rights and freedoms are respected and realized.
- Gender Governance Programme, Kenya
- The overall goal of the GGP is to transform leadership and governance at all levels in Kenya in order to deliver on poverty reduction, access to basic needs and equality between and among persons.The Gender and Governance Programme is in its third phase, and it is a multi-stakeholder programme formulated to deepen the gains of the Engendering Political Process Programme (EPPP) in ensur...
- ASB Partnership for the Tropical Forest Margins
- The ASB Partnership for the Tropical Forest Margins is devoted entirely to research on the tropical forest margins. ASB, which was founded as Alternatives to Slash-and-Burn in 1994, is currently focussed on reducing deforestation and emissions from land use change, including forestry and agriculture, while ensuring viable livelihoods and enhancing social and environmental co-benefits.The partnersh...
- Tegemeo Institute of Agriculture policy and Development
- Tegemeo Institute conducts Research and Analysis on policy in the domain of agriculture, rural development, natural resources and environment. The Institute aims at addressing micro and macroeconomic policy issues bearing on farming, transportation, processing, marketing, and trade of agricultural products and inputs; sustainability of agricultural systems and natural resources as well as the envi...
- Kenya Community Support Center (KECOSCE)
- The Kenya Community Support Center (KECOSCE) was founded in 2006 and has been working in the coastal region of Kenya. It was established to address democratic governance, socio‐economic and youth concerns with a focus on the coast of Kenya.
- Federation of Women Lawyers – Kenya (FIDA Kenya)
- The Federation of Women Lawyers – Kenya (FIDA Kenya) was established in 1985 after the 3rd UN Conference on Women which was held in Nairobi. Until 1993, FIDA Kenya was affiliated to Federation International De Abogadas (The International Federation of Women Lawyers – FIDA) which was formed in 1944 in Mexico by a group of women lawyers with the aim of promoting women’s rights glob...
- Africa Youth Trust
- The broad objectives of AYT as an institution are to: Initiate, promote, develop, manage and support youth involvement and participation in economic development Participate in and support initiatives aimed at addressing and dealing with issues affecting the youth and their livelihoods Initiate, promote, develop and manage...
- UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative
- The UNDP-UNEP Poverty - Environment Initiative (PEI) is a joint programme to provide financial and technical support to countries to build capacity for mainstreaming poverty -environment linkages into national development planning processes, such as PRSP’s and MDG Achievement Strategies.
- African Parliamentarians' Network Against Corruption (APNAC)
- Fighting corruption in sub-Saharan Africa