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Importing liquefied natural gas (LNG): a policy analysis
A.H. Abbasi; M. Kamal / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2014
Pakistan is in the midst of a severe energy crisis that largely stemmed from a mismanagement of natural resources in the country. Weak regulatory and pricing mechanisms in the natural gas sector have led to huge disparities between de...
Working with Gender in Rural Afghanistan: Experiences from Norwegian-funded NGO projects - norad.no
T. Wimpelmann; A. Strand / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2014
Gender equality and women’s rights is a key priority for Norway’s foreign and development policy in general and in Afghanistan in particular. Gender considerations are included in most of Norway’s development coopera...
Urban management: the redevelopment of the Mitchells plain town centre
Urban LandMark, 2011
Mitchells Plain is about 20km from the Cape Town city centre. It was built in the 1970s as a township for people classified as ‘Coloured’, who were forcibly removed from areas that had been declared ‘whites only&rsqu...
Packaging township development projects
Urban LandMark, 2011
There are no simple solutions for leveraging the project inputs required for the success of township development projects. In most cases, such projects require long planning and implementation periods, the involvement of numerous agen...
Building urban food resilience: assessing the peri-urban food system in Kathmandu Nepal
A. Dixit; M. Rokka Chettri; K. Mani Dixit / Institute for Social and Environmental Transition Nepal, 2008
This report from ISET-Nepal describes how agricultural production in urban and peri-urban areas of inland city, Kathmandu, has become unable to meet food security demands due to rapid urban growth and decreased water availability and ...
Assessing rural transformations: piloting a qualitative impact protocol in Malawi and Ethiopia
J. Copestake; F. Remnant / Centre for Development Studies, Bath University, 2014
This paper contributes to the literature on qualitative approaches to impact evaluation (QUIP) particularly in complex contexts. It reports on substantive and methodological findings from four pilot studies of a protocol for qualitati...
Rapid desk-based study: Evidence to support improved solid waste management in Sierra Leone
V. Di Bella; L.M. Johannessen / Evidence on Demand, 2014
This study has involved a review of selected literature (published in the last 10 years or of particular interest for the intervention), dealing with issues and benefits linked with solid waste management worldwide and, specifically, ...
The impact of large scale land acquisitions on water resources – a background note
T. Quick; P. Woodhouse / Evidence on Demand, 2014
Since 2008 there has been a rapid increase in the level of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in agricultural land in Sub Saharan Africa and South East Asia. In 2008-2009 land acquisitions were estimated to be approximately 56 million he...
Instituting REDD+: An analysis of the processes and outcomes of two pilot projects in Brazil and Tanzania
A. Vatn / International Institute for Environment and Development, 2013
REDD readiness is about developing national strategies for REDD+ including the necessary systems to ensure reduced DD, encompassing systems for monitoring/carbon accounting and distribution of international compensations. Establishing...
The Kilosa District REDD+ pilot project, Tanzania: A socioeconomic baseline study
G.C. Kajembe / International Institute for Environment and Development, 2013
Tanzania has decided to embark upon a national REDD programme to meet its obligations of managing its forests sustainably while responding to poverty reduction initiatives. As part of the REDD Readiness phase, nine pilot projects are ...
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Importing liquefied natural gas (LNG): a policy analysis
A.H. Abbasi; M. Kamal / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2014
Pakistan is in the midst of a severe energy crisis that largely stemmed from a mismanagement of natural resources in the country. Weak regulatory and pricing mechanisms in the natural gas sector have led to huge disparities between de...
Working with Gender in Rural Afghanistan: Experiences from Norwegian-funded NGO projects - norad.no
T. Wimpelmann; A. Strand / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2014
Gender equality and women’s rights is a key priority for Norway’s foreign and development policy in general and in Afghanistan in particular. Gender considerations are included in most of Norway’s development coopera...
Urban management: the redevelopment of the Mitchells plain town centre
Urban LandMark, 2011
Mitchells Plain is about 20km from the Cape Town city centre. It was built in the 1970s as a township for people classified as ‘Coloured’, who were forcibly removed from areas that had been declared ‘whites only&rsqu...
Packaging township development projects
Urban LandMark, 2011
There are no simple solutions for leveraging the project inputs required for the success of township development projects. In most cases, such projects require long planning and implementation periods, the involvement of numerous agen...
Building urban food resilience: assessing the peri-urban food system in Kathmandu Nepal
A. Dixit; M. Rokka Chettri; K. Mani Dixit / Institute for Social and Environmental Transition Nepal, 2008
This report from ISET-Nepal describes how agricultural production in urban and peri-urban areas of inland city, Kathmandu, has become unable to meet food security demands due to rapid urban growth and decreased water availability and ...
Assessing rural transformations: piloting a qualitative impact protocol in Malawi and Ethiopia
J. Copestake; F. Remnant / Centre for Development Studies, Bath University, 2014
This paper contributes to the literature on qualitative approaches to impact evaluation (QUIP) particularly in complex contexts. It reports on substantive and methodological findings from four pilot studies of a protocol for qualitati...
Rapid desk-based study: Evidence to support improved solid waste management in Sierra Leone
V. Di Bella; L.M. Johannessen / Evidence on Demand, 2014
This study has involved a review of selected literature (published in the last 10 years or of particular interest for the intervention), dealing with issues and benefits linked with solid waste management worldwide and, specifically, ...
The impact of large scale land acquisitions on water resources – a background note
T. Quick; P. Woodhouse / Evidence on Demand, 2014
Since 2008 there has been a rapid increase in the level of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in agricultural land in Sub Saharan Africa and South East Asia. In 2008-2009 land acquisitions were estimated to be approximately 56 million he...
Instituting REDD+: An analysis of the processes and outcomes of two pilot projects in Brazil and Tanzania
A. Vatn / International Institute for Environment and Development, 2013
REDD readiness is about developing national strategies for REDD+ including the necessary systems to ensure reduced DD, encompassing systems for monitoring/carbon accounting and distribution of international compensations. Establishing...
The Kilosa District REDD+ pilot project, Tanzania: A socioeconomic baseline study
G.C. Kajembe / International Institute for Environment and Development, 2013
Tanzania has decided to embark upon a national REDD programme to meet its obligations of managing its forests sustainably while responding to poverty reduction initiatives. As part of the REDD Readiness phase, nine pilot projects are ...
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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.
TI-UP Resource Centre
TI-UP is a key resource centre providing a one-stop shop for knowledge in the combined fields of Technology, Infrastructure and Urban Planning, serving The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) infrastructure advisors, programme managers, DFID's partners in developing countries, and the wider international development community.
Pastoralism
Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice is an interdisciplinary and peer-reviewed journal on extensive livestock production systems throughout the world. Pastoralists rely on rangelands and livestock for their livelihoods, but exhibit different levels of mobility and market involvement, and operate under a variety of different land tenure regimes. Pastoralism publishes research that influences...
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