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- The BLDS print collection
Browse all the latest print documents from the British Library of Development Studies...
- Empowering women and girls to improve nutrition: building a sisterhood of success
- Scaling Up Nutrition 2016
- As evidence has long suggested, gender inequality can be a cause as well as an effect of hunger and malnutrition. Not surprisingly, higher levels of gender discrimination are associated with higher levels of both acute and chr...
- Feminist Africa e-spaces:e-politics
- A. Mama (ed) / African Gender Institute, South Africa 2013
- Feminist Africa (FA) is a continental gender studies journal that provides a platform for intellectual and activist research, dialogue and strategy. Currently based in Cape Town, South Africa, FA is guided by a profound commitment to ...
- Women’s economic empowerment and care: evidence for influencing
- L. Rost; K. Bates; L. Dellepiane / Oxfam 2015
- Care responsibilities is being increasingly identified as a factor restricting women’s empowerment outcomes, yet there is limited evidence on determinants of long hours or gender inequality in care work. To gain a clearer unders...
- Traditional gender roles of men and women in natural resource conservation among the vhavenda people in Zimbabwe: implications for sustainable development
- M. Mukoni / International Journal of Humanities and Social Science 2015
- Natural resource conservation is key to the concept of sustainable development, yet environmental pressures continue to increase, including soil degradation, water availability, and nutrient cycling. Within natural resource conservati...
- The Sanitation Hygiene Infant Nutrition Efficacy (SHINE) Trial: Rationale, Design, and Methods
- J. Humphrey / Clinical Infectious Diseases 2015
- Child stunting and anemia are intractable public health problems in developing countries and have profound short- and long-term consequences. The Sanitation Hygiene Infant Nutrition Efficacy (SHINE) trial is motivated by the premise t...
- Technologies and power dynamics in women's public and private spaces
- F. Machirori / Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa 2014
- In 2012, trained journalist and blogger Fungai Machirori established Her Zimbabwe, the country’s first web-based platform for women. Machirori is also a contributor to other platforms, such as the Mail and Guardian’s &lsqu...
- Animal health research and development
- A. Bishi / University of Zimbabwe 2006
- This chapter from the publication, Zimbabwe's Agricultural Revolution Revisited, looks at veterinary health services in Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe’s veterinary delivery system and research capability have been shaped by...
- Climate change and water resources planning, development and management in Zimbabwe
- R. Davis / World Bank 2014
- Water is central to the Zimbabwean economy, people's livelihoods and their social well-being; its availability and reliability is a function of highly variable climatic conditions. Irrigated agriculture is the major water using sector...
- Agricultural research policy
- P.H. Tawonezvi; D. Hikwa 2006
- Zimbabwe was recognised for its strong agricultural industry and, in the 1980s, the country was widely praised for pursuing sound agricultural policies. Research played an important and critical role in the country’s agricultura...
- Rural financial markets: historical overview 1924-1991
- R. Chimedza 2006
- In the period 1980 to 1991, Zimbabwe’s commercial farming sector was serviced by a highly developed and regulated financial system. In contrast, the less developed rural sector was inadequately serviced by a poor formal financia...