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Communications and development: a practical guide
A. Burke / Department for International Development, UK 1999
Practical guide to use of communications media in development programmes (written with DFID programmes in mind). Issues covered are Why communication is important Guide to implement development communication p...
Reviewing the transfer of export crop marketing responsibilities from the state to the private sector
A. W. Shepherd; S. Farolfi / Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 1999
The transfer can be considered to have been reasonably successful so far. Producer returns have generally been higher than under the former marketing arrangements and payments more prompt. But in many countries, however, the changes h...
Handbook on donor assistance for elections
Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID 2000
Practical manual aiming to help development agency field officers anticipate and effectively deal with the myriad issues and challenges that arise as they design and manage election assistance programs in transitional environments. It...
Scepticism about the effectiveness of Social Fund programmes to reduce poverty during the structural adjustment process
G.A. Cornia / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 1999
Social Funds (SFs) have proven to be no panacea. Many of them were formulated with the political objective to reduce domestic opposition to the adjustment process, and in particular of mollifying the influential groups affected by adj...
Sustaining Trade and Exchange Rate Reform in Africa: Lessons for Macroeconomic Management
M. McPherson / Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID 2000
Over the past two decades, most African countries have attempted to promote trade and exchange rate reform as part of broader programs of structural adjustment. Few countries have sustained the reforms. Many potentially beneficial pol...
Routes to action and organisation
A. Joshi; M. Moore / Institute of Development Studies UK 2000
Paper aims to develop a set of concepts and a language to help understand better how "external agencies" could contribute to the (collective) empowerment of poor people through the ways in which they design, organise, and implement an...
Poverty, inequality and growth in Zambia during the 1990s
N. McCulloch; B. Baulch; M. Cherel-Robson / Institute of Development Studies UK 2000
Paper reanalyses the household survey data from three out of four surveys carried out in Zambia in the 1990s, in order to chart the evolution of poverty and inequality during that decade. In addition, the economic policies pursued dur...
Fostering technological capacity building: the case of Ethiopia and the United Republic of Tanzania
S. M Wangwe / Economic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania 1995
Looks at ways to foster technological capacity-building in the least developed countries. The study covered the case of Ethiopia and the United Republic of Tanzania. The study found that the level of technological development i...
What can research institutes do to benefit nations?
G. Kempaka / Economic Policy Research Centre, Uganda 1999
Examines the role of the Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) in the context of African capacity building programmes. The paper looks at the history of the Centre, how it came into being, the rationale for its existence, and ...
Lessons learned from a youth-orientated participatory development project
G El Sawi / US Agency for International Development 2000
Looks at USAID / USDA 's rural youth initiative programme in Uganda and Zambia. The pilot programmes focused on three primary activities: U.S.-based Youth in Development Consultation and Study Tours: youth repres...
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Irrigation Sector Guide: Socioeconomic and Gender Analysis Programme, FAO
Finance and Development, IMF 1998
Purpose of the guide is to support participatory planning of irrigation schemes and the integration of socioeconomic and gender issues in the planning process. The ultimate aim is to improve irrigation scheme performance, while streng...
The contributions of ethical trade to sustainable livelihoods
D. Crucefix / Ethical Trade and Natural Resources Programme, NRI 1998
Examines the contribution ethical trade initiatives can make towards the goal of sustainable rural livelihoods. The experience of organic agriculture projects in developing and in-transition countries is the particular focus of this r...
Changing economic and social patterns in African rural settlements
D. Bryceson / Natural Resource Perspectives, ODI 2000
This paper synthesises the findings and main policy implications of new empirical studies on changing rural livelihoods from the De-Agrarianisation and Rural Employment (DARE) research programme at the African Studies Centre, Universi...
Policymakers must recognise that urban poverty exists and that it is increasing
D. Maxwell; L. Levin; M. Armar-Klemesu / International Food Policy Research Institute 2000
Substantial abstract of a report studying the impact of urban life on the livelihoods, food security, and nutritional status of the poor in Accra. Examines food consumption and employment and income, as well as hygiene practices, sani...
Pastoral groups in East Africa need to engage in policy debate
C. Hesse; M. Ochieng Odhiambo / Drylands Programme, IIED 2001
This concept note explores initiatives aiming at supporting pastoral civil society in East Africa. The goals of the initiative include: create conditions such that pastoral groups can play a more effective and vi...
Toolkit: analysing livelihoods at the local level
Socioeconomic And Gender Analysis Programme, FAO 1998
The Field Level Handbookis written for field workers: extensionists, government and non-government field workers, private- and public-sector development consultants, community organisers and leaders of local groups and institutions.Ha...
How NGO’s can apply for support from Finland’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Department for International Development Cooperation / FINNIDA 2005
Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) play an important role in Finnish Development Co-operation. NGOs provide Finnish citizens with a platform to actively co-operate with southern hemisphere organisations and develop people-to-people...
How the international community can help women's organisations in Cambodia
US Agency for International Development 2000
Despite their small number, this paper finds that the post-conflict emergence of women's organisations in Cambodia have been contributing to the empowerment of women via vocational training and microcredit programs. They are assisting...
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Aktion Deutschland Hilft
Aktion Deutschland Hilft is a coalition of German relief organisations providing fast and effective help in severe catastrophes.
European Think Tanks Group (ETTG)
The European Think Tanks Group (ETTG), is made up of four like-minded leading European international cooperation think tanks: German Development Institute (DIE), European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM), the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI), and the Overseas Development Institute (ODI). The work of the group is sha...
TELL ME Transparent communication in Epidemics (TELLME)
TELL ME is a 36 month Collaborative Project, which aims to provide evidence and to develop models for improved risk communication during infectious disease crises.  TELL ME combines public health, social sciences, behavioral sciences, political sciences, law, ethics, communication and media, in order to develop original communication strategies regarding complicated messages and...
World Centre for Sustainable Development / RIO+ Centre
The World Centre for Sustainable Development (RIO+ Centre) was established as a legacy of the Rio+20 Conference to keep the commitment to inclusive and sustainable development alive. The RIO+ Centre works with governments, civil society and the private sector to inspire and inform policies and practices that lead to greater social, environmental and economic justice. As a global centre based in...
Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)
The Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) unites Australia’s non-government aid and international development organisations to strengthen their collective impact against poverty.
Development Ideas
Development Ideas is a space for thinkers and practitioners to learn, share and debate about international development—its origins, how it has changed and spread over time, and how it may evolve. The group have published an essential reference book for scholars, graduate students, practitioners and policy-makers: International Development: Ideas, Experience and Prospects  in...
Sustainable Development 2015 (SD2015)
The Sustainable Development 2015 website provides the latest news, information and expert analysis around the global decision-making process to define a new set of global goals to eradicate poverty through sustainable development, known as the post-2015 development agenda. The website forms part of a wider multi-stakeholder engagement programme run by Stakeholder Forum and CIVICUS, in c...
Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA)
Think Tank aiming to promote India's relations with other countries through study, research, discussions, lectures, exchange of ideas and information with other organisations within and outside India engaged in similar activities.
International Development Policy
International Development Policy is a peer-reviewed e-journal that promotes cutting-edge research and policy debates on global development. It publishes original contributions by researchers and reflective practitioners from developing, emerging and advanced economies. PolDev engages scholars and policymakers to analyze and debate development policies at the strategic, institutional and discursive...
Development bank of Latin America
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