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Why civil society groups should be trusted to play a significant role in the process of democratization
M. Samvirke / Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke 1999
Danish INGO looks at arguments for supporting NGO and civil society groups. Reflects critically on the strengths as well as the weaknesses and challenges confronting civil society in the South in particular, based on the experiences o...
 Influencing the World Bank - a civil society advocacy tool
Bank Information Center 2007
As one of the largest public development institutions in the world, the World Bank Group (WBG) has an enormous impact on the lives and livelihoods of millions of people in developing and transition countries across the globe. [adapted...
Enhancing stakeholder participation in aid activities: technical note
Department for International Development, UK 1995
Recommendations on methods for encouraging participation in development projects Part One provides definitions and describes the extent to which we can at the moment answer the questions of why, when and how to encourage stakeh...
A look at sustainable livelihoods and ethical trade through case studiers
Ethical Trade and Natural Resources Programme, NRI 1998
Explores the actual and potential contribution ethical trade can make to the achievement of sustainable rural livelihoods. Summary report includes a description of ethical trade (Section 2), followed by an analysis of the buil...
Implications for the design and targetting of more formal safety nets
S. Devereux / Institute of Development Studies UK 1999
Examines role of informal safety nets in providing protection against livelihood shocks. Summarises state of knowledge on informal safety nets by reviewing available literature and also reporting on household survey carried out...
Sustainable livelihoods approaches and policy on poverty reduction
A. Norton; M. Foster / Overseas Development Institute 2001
This paper looks at the question of whether sustainable livelihood approaches have value at the level of overall policy on poverty reduction, and specifically addresses to what extent the approach might be used in support of poverty r...
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...
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Turkey in Somalia: shifting paradigms of aid
J. Stearns; G. Sucuoglu / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
As the global development landscape continues to evolve, new and emerging actors – countries transitioning from being aid recipients to aid providers – are becoming increasingly visible on the global scene. Although the appr...
Investments in sustainable development: a comparative study on how the Nordic development finance institutions work with development impact in context of the Sustainable Development Goals
Nordic Consulting Group 2016
The four Nordic donor countries : Finland, Norway, Sweden and Denmark, all have a long history in the international landscape of development cooperation. In their official development aid (ODA), all four countries have an implemented ...
The development compact: a theoretical construct for South-South cooperation
S. Chaturvedi / Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2016
India’s development cooperation efforts began soon after the country gained its independence in 1947. Indeed there are some incidences that date back to even pre-independence days. India is strong believer of the fact tha...
Emergence of LoCs as a modality in India’s development cooperation: evolving policy context and new challenges
P. Saxena / Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2016
Development cooperation is an integral part of India’s foreign policy and India has been extending cooperation to its fellow developing countries even before its independence in 1947. In present times, India’s deve...
Aid and climate finance
H. Kharas / Brookings Institution 2016
In 2009, the Copenhagen Accord was the first effort to spell out the financial implications of a global effort to reduce carbon emissions. Although not a legally binding document, delegates from all countries attending the COP...
Review of support to female engineers through the Structured Engineers Apprenticeship Program (SEAP) implemented by Engineers Registration Board (ERB)
H. L. Moen; Silje S. Vevatne; Esther Masunzu / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2015
Introduction The Royal Norwegian Embassy (RNE) has requested Norad to undertake a review of the support to female engineers through the Structured Engineers Apprenticeship Program (SEAP) in order to asse...
Final evaluation - NPA Vietnam Development Program
Pham Thi Thuy Chi / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2016
Background The NPA programme in Vietnam, with funding from Norad has focused on Natural Resources Management (NRM) and promotion of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) role in policy advocacy. In the 2012-2015...
Parliamentary oversight of UK development cooperation: the experience of DFID
Institute for Global Dialogue, South Africa 2016
The Department for International Development, the UK government body responsible for foreign assistance and international development cooperation, has garnered global respect for its work in the developing world since its ince...
Trade for all: towards a more responsible trade and investment policy
European Commission 2015
The European Commission is proposing a new trade and investment strategy for the European Union: "Trade for All". A new strategy that will make trade agreements more effective and that will create more opportunities means supporting j...
Our collective interest: why Europe’s problems need global solutions and global problems need European action
European Think Tanks Group 2014
The period to 2020 offers a real opportunity for transformation towards a more inclusive, peaceful, prosperous and equitable world - and Europe has a central role to play. The basic building blocks are in place and include the...
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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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