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Women in the labour market in China
S. Dasgupta; M. Matsumoto; C. Xia / International Labour Organization, 2015
his paper reviews the evolution of gender inequality in China’s labour market during the economic and social reform since 1978. The reform phase has been a period of high growth in China, but during this period we also observe i...
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 &...
Supply or demand? How politics influences the implementation of the MGNREGA in Rajasthan
Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2014
The recent performance of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) has been a matter of debate. Rajasthan, especially, performed impressively in the initial years of its National Rural Employ...
Do you want to come and work for the Open Knowledge and Digital Services team at IDS? We're looking for two new staff members to work on projects like Eldis and OKhub.org. You will be joining a team of people that are committed to promoting open diverse and equitable knowledge creation and sharing in international development. We design and deliver web services, tools and related multimedia content whilst at the same time being mindful of the inequalities that exist in the way that technology can be adopted and used in different contexts around the world. The two posts (both fixed term contracts) are: Content co-ordinator The role requires working between our technical and editorial staff and our partners to improve how our content is structured and organised in order to maximise its usefulness to the users of our services. You will need to be technically able, meticulous, creative and a good communicator.  Due to funding this post is fixed term. We are looking for someone to hit the ground running with excellent data and content management skills, the ability to explain technical concepts in a way that non-technical people understand and a commitment to open knowledge principles and approaches. If that is you then we would very much like to hear from you.  Salary: £24,542 - £29,783 pro rata, per annum  Closing: Monday 13th July 2015, 10 am UK time  Interview: tbc More details and application form... Web Applications Developer We are looking for an additional developer to join our team who can participate in collaborative projects and technical partnership development. The successful candidate will have a good knowledge of open data technologies and demonstrable effective use of Internet programming, database and server software in the Linux environment.  Due to project funding, this post is fixed term. We require someone to quickly get up to speed and help us to deliver research content in new and innovative ways. If you have got what it takes technically and are good at explaining technology in a way that people understand then we would like to hear from you.  Salary: Grade 6 (£24,458 - £36,658 per annum)  Closing: Monday 13th July 2015, 10 am UK time  Interview: tbc More details and application form...
Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2014
Income per capita in Uganda has doubled in the last 20 years. However, economic growth has been concentrated in non-tradable activities and faces challenges, including rapid rural population growth, high dependency ratios and an appro...
Agroforestry for landscape restoration and livelihood development in Central Asia
U. Djanibekov; K. Dzhakypbekova; J. Chamberlain; H. Weyerhaeuser / World Agroforestry Centre, 2015
This paper discusses how the adoption of agroforestry for ecosystem and livelihood improvement in Central Asian countries can be enhanced. First, it describes how previous and current developments lead to changing environmental...
Climate change and food security vulnerability assessment: toolkit for assessing community level potential for adaptation to climate change
M. Ulrichs; T. Cannon; A. Newsham; L.O. Naess; M. Marshall / Biodiversity, 2015
This working paper presents aims to help understanding in the interrelations between climate impacts, food systems and livelihood strategies at the local level, while taking into consideration traditional /indigenous knowledge. ...
Organic agriculture and post-2015 development goals: building on the comparative advantage of poor farmers
Setboonsarng true; A. Markandya / Asian Development Bank, 2015
The book makes an evidence-based case for organic agriculture in developing countries, particularly those in Southeast Asia. It argues that organic agriculture has contributed to several of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG...
Responding to rapid population growth in Egypt
H. Youssef; M. Osman; F. Roudi-Fahimi / Population Reference Bureau, 2014
Egypt’s rapid population growth is putting pressure on the country’s economy and environment and is threatening the health and well-being of its people. From 1994 to 2014, the population grew by 46 percent, from 60 million...
Food security in a climate perspective. NORAD Annual Report 2014
Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2015
More than 805 million still suffered from undernutrition and hunger in 2014. The vast majority of these people live in developing regions. In Sub-Saharan Africa, one in every fourth person remained undernourished in 2014. The world&rs...
Irresponsible investment: AGRICA's broken development model in Tanzania
M. Bergius / The Oakland Institute, 2015
Kilombero Plantations Ltd (KPL) is a 5,818 hectare (ha) rice plantation located in the heart of the fertile Kilombero Valley, Tanzania. In addition to developing a large-scale rice farm, KPL works with local smallholder farmers throug...
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Women in the labour market in China
S. Dasgupta; M. Matsumoto; C. Xia / International Labour Organization, 2015
his paper reviews the evolution of gender inequality in China’s labour market during the economic and social reform since 1978. The reform phase has been a period of high growth in China, but during this period we also observe i...
Supply or demand? How politics influences the implementation of the MGNREGA in Rajasthan
Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2014
The recent performance of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) has been a matter of debate. Rajasthan, especially, performed impressively in the initial years of its National Rural Employ...
How should Uganda grow?
Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2014
Income per capita in Uganda has doubled in the last 20 years. However, economic growth has been concentrated in non-tradable activities and faces challenges, including rapid rural population growth, high dependency ratios and an appro...
Agroforestry for landscape restoration and livelihood development in Central Asia
U. Djanibekov; K. Dzhakypbekova; J. Chamberlain; H. Weyerhaeuser / World Agroforestry Centre, 2015
This paper discusses how the adoption of agroforestry for ecosystem and livelihood improvement in Central Asian countries can be enhanced. First, it describes how previous and current developments lead to changing environmental...
Climate change and food security vulnerability assessment: toolkit for assessing community level potential for adaptation to climate change
M. Ulrichs; T. Cannon; A. Newsham; L.O. Naess; M. Marshall / Biodiversity, 2015
This working paper presents aims to help understanding in the interrelations between climate impacts, food systems and livelihood strategies at the local level, while taking into consideration traditional /indigenous knowledge. ...
Organic agriculture and post-2015 development goals: building on the comparative advantage of poor farmers
Setboonsarng true; A. Markandya / Asian Development Bank, 2015
The book makes an evidence-based case for organic agriculture in developing countries, particularly those in Southeast Asia. It argues that organic agriculture has contributed to several of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG...
Responding to rapid population growth in Egypt
H. Youssef; M. Osman; F. Roudi-Fahimi / Population Reference Bureau, 2014
Egypt’s rapid population growth is putting pressure on the country’s economy and environment and is threatening the health and well-being of its people. From 1994 to 2014, the population grew by 46 percent, from 60 million...
Food security in a climate perspective. NORAD Annual Report 2014
Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2015
More than 805 million still suffered from undernutrition and hunger in 2014. The vast majority of these people live in developing regions. In Sub-Saharan Africa, one in every fourth person remained undernourished in 2014. The world&rs...
Irresponsible investment: AGRICA's broken development model in Tanzania
M. Bergius / The Oakland Institute, 2015
Kilombero Plantations Ltd (KPL) is a 5,818 hectare (ha) rice plantation located in the heart of the fertile Kilombero Valley, Tanzania. In addition to developing a large-scale rice farm, KPL works with local smallholder farmers throug...
Generosity and sharing among villagers: Do women give more?
S. Bezu; S. Holden / Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2015
This paper explores generosity among anonymous villagers and sharing within families using a dictator game field experiment that was carried out in rural villages in Ethiopia. We find that generosity among anonymous villagers is very ...
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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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