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Under sea pipedreams and India energy security
Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2015
Iran’s game-changing nuclear deal with the West and imminent ending of the US-led sanctions open a window of opportunity for deeper Indo-Iranian relations. On the sidelines of the BRICS summit in Ufa in July 2015, Iran’s P...
A perfect storm: migrancy and mining in the North West province
N. Makgetla; S. Levin / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa 2016
The platinum industry was severely affected by prolonged strikes in 2012 and 2014 , which lasted for months. Near Marikana in the North West Province of South Africa on 16 August 2015, police fired on strikers, killing 34 miners in th...
Issues in labour market inequality and women’s participation in India’s National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme
S. Dasgupta; R. M. Sudarsham / International Labour Organization 2011
The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee (MGNREGP or NREGP), functions as an income supplement for poor households by providing 100 days of work to a rural household, with 33 per cent of all workdays reserved for women w...
Occupational health and safety and the poorest
F. Lund; A. Marriot / Women in Informal Employment Globalizing and Organizing 2011
This report addresses the role of employment in efforts to reduce poverty in the context of increased globalisation and its impacts on labour markets. Worldwide, countries are experiencing a decline of jobs with secure and lasting con...
The informal economy and decent work: a policy resource guide supporting transitions to formality
International Labour Organization 2013
This is a policy resource guide developed to build the capacities of ILO constituents in approaches that facilitate transitions to formality. Previous work has shown that the move out of informality requires approaches that are target...
Exchange is no change
Peter Lee U / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2000
With the continuing and seemingly unabated increase in the prices of oil and oil products, the clamor for government to do something to alleviate the situation has escalated. Amidst this clamor, the proposal to create a National Oil E...
Mercury pollution due to small-scale gold mining: a serious menace
D.C. Israel / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2000
Notwithstanding its being economically important, however, small-scale gold mining has been the subject of strong opposition in recent years due to its adverse environmental and social side effects. Foremost is the mercury pollution b...
Oil price increase: can something be done to minimize its effects?
C.B. Cororaton / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2000
Using a computable general equilibrium model of the Philippine economy, it is observed that the impact of an oil price change is negative. It is negative not only in terms of economic growth, but also in terms of income inequality and...
Rethinking the consultation-conflict link: lessons from Bolivia’s gas sector
A. Schilling-Vacaflor / German Institute of Global and Area Studies 2013
This paper shows that consultations do not only appease conflicts, but also exacerbate them as these procedures are used to negotiate broader grievances. The author further argues that narrow consultations (like those carried out in B...
Contestations over indigenous participation in Bolivia’s extractive industry: ideology, practices, and legal norms
A. Schilling-Vacaflor / German Institute of Global and Area Studies 2014
The participatory rights of indigenous peoples have been at the center of conflicts over resource extraction, which have recently increased in number and intensity across Latin America. Using comprehensive empirical data about the Gua...
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Issues in labour market inequality and women’s participation in India’s National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme
S. Dasgupta; R. M. Sudarsham / International Labour Organization 2011
The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee (MGNREGP or NREGP), functions as an income supplement for poor households by providing 100 days of work to a rural household, with 33 per cent of all workdays reserved for women w...
Occupational health and safety and the poorest
F. Lund; A. Marriot / Women in Informal Employment Globalizing and Organizing 2011
This report addresses the role of employment in efforts to reduce poverty in the context of increased globalisation and its impacts on labour markets. Worldwide, countries are experiencing a decline of jobs with secure and lasting con...
The informal economy and decent work: a policy resource guide supporting transitions to formality
International Labour Organization 2013
This is a policy resource guide developed to build the capacities of ILO constituents in approaches that facilitate transitions to formality. Previous work has shown that the move out of informality requires approaches that are target...
Exchange is no change
Peter Lee U / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2000
With the continuing and seemingly unabated increase in the prices of oil and oil products, the clamor for government to do something to alleviate the situation has escalated. Amidst this clamor, the proposal to create a National Oil E...
Mercury pollution due to small-scale gold mining: a serious menace
D.C. Israel / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2000
Notwithstanding its being economically important, however, small-scale gold mining has been the subject of strong opposition in recent years due to its adverse environmental and social side effects. Foremost is the mercury pollution b...
Oil price increase: can something be done to minimize its effects?
C.B. Cororaton / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2000
Using a computable general equilibrium model of the Philippine economy, it is observed that the impact of an oil price change is negative. It is negative not only in terms of economic growth, but also in terms of income inequality and...
Rethinking the consultation-conflict link: lessons from Bolivia’s gas sector
A. Schilling-Vacaflor / German Institute of Global and Area Studies 2013
This paper shows that consultations do not only appease conflicts, but also exacerbate them as these procedures are used to negotiate broader grievances. The author further argues that narrow consultations (like those carried out in B...
Contestations over indigenous participation in Bolivia’s extractive industry: ideology, practices, and legal norms
A. Schilling-Vacaflor / German Institute of Global and Area Studies 2014
The participatory rights of indigenous peoples have been at the center of conflicts over resource extraction, which have recently increased in number and intensity across Latin America. Using comprehensive empirical data about the Gua...
Smallholders at risk: monoculture expansion, land, food and livelihoods in Latin America
A. Guereña; S. Burgos / Oxfam 2014
Greater investment in agriculture is needed to reduce rural poverty and improve food security; but how investment is made, its context and conditions, is at least as important as how much is invested. Case studies of large-scal...
Spotlight on publications: extractive industries and conflict management
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2012
Extractive industry investment in Latin America has increased considerably since the early 1990s, especially in the last decade. Expansion of extractive activities into new territory has led to new rounds of conflict and contestation ...
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IDH Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH)
IDH accelerates and upscales sustainable trade by building impact oriented coalitions of front running multinationals, civil society organisations, governments and other stakeholders. Through convening public and private interests, strengths and knowledge, IDH programs help make sustainability the new norm and deliver impact on Millennium Development Goals 1, 7 and 8.
Verified Carbon Standard (VCS)
The Verified Carbon Standard is a greenhouse gas accounting programme used by projects around the world to verify and issue carbon credits in voluntary markets.
ephemera
The independent journal, ephemera, encourages contributions that explicitly engage with theoretical and conceptual understandings of organisational issues, processes and life. The journal counters the current hegemonisation of social theory and operates at the borders of organisation studies in that it continuously seeks to question what organisation studies is and what it can become.
Ministry of Energy, Kenya
The Ministry of Energy was formed in 1979 upon Kenya Government’s realization that energy was a major component in the country’s development process. The new Ministry is assigned the following functions: Energy policy development Electric power development Oil and other fossil fuels exploration and development Explor...
Judge Business School
Previously known as Judge Institute of Management, Cambridge Judge Business School offers a variety of teaching programmes including the Cambridge MBA, the Cambridge Master of Finance, PhD, MPhil and undergraduate degrees together with a suite of Executive Education courses.
Baker and McKenzie
International law firm. See website for individual country office contact details.
Network for Business Sustainability (NBS)
The Network for Business Sustainability enables business sustainability by fostering collaboration between industry and academia. The Network is comprised of over 300 researchers and reaches over 1000 practitioners from different sectors in English- and French-speaking Canada and beyond.  Objectives: Build community:  Build relationships between researchers, ma...
Boston University International Law Journal
The Boston University International Law Journal publishes articles on international law written by professional authors and practitioners, and note and case comments written by student authors. As one of the US's leading international law journals, ILJ seeks to maintain the highest editorial standards and to produce a professional quality publication worthy of international recognition. Published...
3BL Media (3BL)
At 3BL Media, we are committed to the Triple Bottom Line: people, planet, profit. Our mission is to advance and promote Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability through effective communications. We offer our clients the largest distribution for their multi-media communications to focused professionals, journalists, and consumers.
Centre for Sustainable Tourism and Transport, NHV University for Applied Sciences (CSTT)
The NHTV Centre for Sustainable Tourism and Transport is an international centre of knowledge and education for the benefit of the sustainable development of tourism and recreation industries. The CSTT constitutes a critical think tank on the interfaces of a healthy economic, ecological and social development of tourism. It provides education and training programmes worldwide, contribut...
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