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A study of National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme in three Grama Panchayats of Kasaragod District
K.N. Nair; T.P. Sreedharan; M. Anoopkumar / Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2009
The National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) is a historic legislation passed by the Government of India in September 2005. It was enacted in order to address the crucial issues of unemployment and poverty in rural India. The N...
Women's livelihoods, global markets and citizenship
J. Thekkudan; R. Tandon / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2009
The underlying assumption of the economic integration epitomised by globalisation was that it would lead to greater economic participation and an enhancement of livelihood opportunities, which in turn would have positive impacts ...
Energy, jobs and skills: a rapid assessment of potential in Mtwara, Tanzania
W. Samji; K. Nsa-Kaisi,; A. Albee / Research on Poverty Alleviation, Tanzania, 2009
Energy development in Mtwara is a fundamental part of the overall national energy strategy which is based on the desire to move away from hydro-dependent power sources, and the opportunity to achieve this through the development of na...
Nature and characteristics of seasonal labour migration: a case study in Mahabubnagar District of Andhra Pradesh
V. Korra / Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2010
In India, migration from rural areas is an important issue that is gaining more significance year after year. Moreover, the extent, nature, characteristics and pattern of migration have been evolving over time. In fact,...
The financial crisis in the Gulf and its impact on South Asian migrant workers
S.I. Rajan; D. Narayana / Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2010
The financial crisis originated in the United States of America and impacted the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries after a time lag. The falling oil prices, contracting trade and declining private investment flows have adversel...
Impact of the global recession on migration and remittances in Kerala : new evidences from the Return Migration Study (RMS) 2009
K.C. Zachariah; S.I. Rajan / Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2010
This study has brought to light some of the broad dimensions of the problems created by the global recession on Kerala emigrants – the number of emigrants who became unemployed, the number who lost jobs abroad, the number w...
Global crisis, environmental volatility and expansion of the Indian leather industry
A.K. Bhandari / Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2010
The leather industry occupies a place of prominence in the Indian economy in view of its massive potential for employment, growth and exports. However, the on-going global economic slowdown and the wide erratic behaviour of the overal...
Children’s involvement in small business: does it build youth entrepreneurship?
R. Mnenwa; E. Maliti / Research on Poverty Alleviation, Tanzania, 2010
The increasing involvement of children in small businesses1 in Tanzania has raised concerns over the effects of child work, not only on the development of children’s intellectual capacity, but also on their future entrepreneuria...
From Kerala via Kerala via the Gulf: emigration experiences of return emigrants
K.C. Zachariah; S.I. Rajan / Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2011
This paper about return emigrants in Kerala is based on information on return emigrants collected by the Centre for Development Studies (CDS) through several of its recent large-scale household surveys. The term ‘...
Peasant classes, farm incomes and rural indebtedness: an analysis of household production data from two states
A. Banerjee / Centre for Development Studies, Swansea, 2009
The crisis and stagnation in Indian agriculture have persisted for over a decade and are not showing any signs of reversal. Falling real product prices faced by primary commodity producers have been one of the central causes for escal...
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A study of National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme in three Grama Panchayats of Kasaragod District
K.N. Nair; T.P. Sreedharan; M. Anoopkumar / Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2009
The National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) is a historic legislation passed by the Government of India in September 2005. It was enacted in order to address the crucial issues of unemployment and poverty in rural India. The N...
Women's livelihoods, global markets and citizenship
J. Thekkudan; R. Tandon / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2009
The underlying assumption of the economic integration epitomised by globalisation was that it would lead to greater economic participation and an enhancement of livelihood opportunities, which in turn would have positive impacts ...
Energy, jobs and skills: a rapid assessment of potential in Mtwara, Tanzania
W. Samji; K. Nsa-Kaisi,; A. Albee / Research on Poverty Alleviation, Tanzania, 2009
Energy development in Mtwara is a fundamental part of the overall national energy strategy which is based on the desire to move away from hydro-dependent power sources, and the opportunity to achieve this through the development of na...
Nature and characteristics of seasonal labour migration: a case study in Mahabubnagar District of Andhra Pradesh
V. Korra / Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2010
In India, migration from rural areas is an important issue that is gaining more significance year after year. Moreover, the extent, nature, characteristics and pattern of migration have been evolving over time. In fact,...
The financial crisis in the Gulf and its impact on South Asian migrant workers
S.I. Rajan; D. Narayana / Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2010
The financial crisis originated in the United States of America and impacted the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries after a time lag. The falling oil prices, contracting trade and declining private investment flows have adversel...
Impact of the global recession on migration and remittances in Kerala : new evidences from the Return Migration Study (RMS) 2009
K.C. Zachariah; S.I. Rajan / Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2010
This study has brought to light some of the broad dimensions of the problems created by the global recession on Kerala emigrants – the number of emigrants who became unemployed, the number who lost jobs abroad, the number w...
Global crisis, environmental volatility and expansion of the Indian leather industry
A.K. Bhandari / Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2010
The leather industry occupies a place of prominence in the Indian economy in view of its massive potential for employment, growth and exports. However, the on-going global economic slowdown and the wide erratic behaviour of the overal...
Children’s involvement in small business: does it build youth entrepreneurship?
R. Mnenwa; E. Maliti / Research on Poverty Alleviation, Tanzania, 2010
The increasing involvement of children in small businesses1 in Tanzania has raised concerns over the effects of child work, not only on the development of children’s intellectual capacity, but also on their future entrepreneuria...
From Kerala via Kerala via the Gulf: emigration experiences of return emigrants
K.C. Zachariah; S.I. Rajan / Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2011
This paper about return emigrants in Kerala is based on information on return emigrants collected by the Centre for Development Studies (CDS) through several of its recent large-scale household surveys. The term ‘...
Peasant classes, farm incomes and rural indebtedness: an analysis of household production data from two states
A. Banerjee / Centre for Development Studies, Swansea, 2009
The crisis and stagnation in Indian agriculture have persisted for over a decade and are not showing any signs of reversal. Falling real product prices faced by primary commodity producers have been one of the central causes for escal...
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Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF)
NGO in India aiming to empowe marginalised and information-dark communities with digital literacy, access to digital tools and information-rich knowledge society ushered in by the Internet and the digital revolution. Aims: Access & Infrastructure: Providing people access to the Internet and making them digitally literate Governance &...
CLTS Foundation (http://www.cltsfoundation.org/)
CLTS Foundation strives to create a world free from open defecation through collective behaviour change by empowered local communities - an approach known as Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS). The Foundation, based in India, was founded by the pioneer of CLTS, Dr. Kamal Kar, to meet the growing demand for a common global platform for practitioners, trainers and users of CLTS. The CLTS Foundat...
Centre for Micro Finance, India (CMF)
The Centre for Micro Finance aims to improve the accessibility and quality of financial services for the poor through rigorous research, knowledge dissemination and evidence-based policy outreach. Most CMF research projects entail the collection of primary data via survey instruments. Once CMF data sets are cleaned and analyzed they are made publicly available online and can be accessible via...
Development Support Center (DSC)
Development Support Center (DSC) is an Indian resource organisation that provides knowledge based support to Non-Government Organisations (NGOs), government agencies and other stakeholders in the field of natural resource management.
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...
Reseau de Lutte contre la Faim (RELUFA)
The REseau de LUtte contre la FAim (RELUFA) is a non-partisan national network of Cameroonian ecumenical and secular non-profit organizations and mainstream churches. The member organizations come from all regions in Cameroon and have joined forces to develop common strategies against systemic problems of hunger, poverty, and socio-, economic- and environmental injustice
Centre pour l'Environnement et le Développement / Centre for Environment and Development (CED)
Research and advocacy organisation promoting sustainable livelihoods and the protection of natural resources in Cameroon.
International Journal of Environmental Science and Development (IJESD)
International Journal of Environmental Science and Development (IJESD) is an international academic open access journal. It aims to promote the integration of environmental science and development.
Grail Research
Market research organisation. Grail Research has offices in Massachusetts, New York, Beijing, Johannesburg, and Noida, a satellite town adjoining the Indian capital, New Delhi.
Professional Development for Livelihoods Advisers Website (PLOW)
PLOW was funded by the Department for International Development (DFID) and supported the professional development of DFID livelihoods advisers. Site was operational between 2006-2008, and is now archived.
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