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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...
An African success story: Ghana's cocoa marketing system
T. Williams / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2009
Ghana’s cocoa marketing system has performed impressively over the past decade. Cocoa production has reached record high levels. Farmers receive a relatively large share of export earnings. Product quality is world renowned, and...
Diversification in rural livelihood strategies: a macro-level evidence from Jammu and Kashmir
R. Sharma / Centre for Development Studies, Swansea, 2010
The agricultural sector is predominant in the economy of Jammu and Kashmir and provides livelihood to the majority of the population. The overall economic growth of the state depends largely on the progress of agricultural sector, sin...
Carbon offsets and agricultural livelihoods: lessons learned from a carbon credit project in the transition zone of Ghana
I. Hashmiu / STEPS Centre, Institute of Development Studies, 2012
This paper focuses on one project in Ghana, and is aimed at understanding how the Vision 2050 Forestry Carbon Credit Project (CCP) interacts with property rights, resource access and livelihoods of smallholders in the Forest-Savanna T...
Rural development in India: reversals for diversity
R. Chambers / Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, 1991
This paper argues that in the search for more equitable and effective rural development, professionals and professionalism are part of the problem. Normal bureaucracy, normal professionalism, normal careers, and normal modes of learni...
Dynamics of rural water supply in coastal Kerala : a sustainable development view
K. Pushpangadan; G. Murugan / Centre for Development Studies, Swansea, 2008
This paper examines empirically within sustainable development framework the dynamics of coverage in rural drinking water supply of 180 demand-driven schemes from Malappuram, predominantly a coastal district of Kerala State in India. ...
Land, labour and migrations: understanding Kerala's economic modernity
V.J. Varghese / Centre for Development Studies, Swansea, 2009
This paper seeks to map out the historical trajectory leading to a series of migrations in and from the erstwhile princely state of Travancore during 1900-70 in order to acquire and bring land under cultivation. It argues that these m...
Constraints on the demand for youth labour in Zambia
2015
Zambia is one of many developing countries struggling to create adequate employment opportunities for its people, especially in the formal economy. Unemployment is highest among youths (15–24 years old) and particularly affects ...
Making a participatory video: documenting the challenges of the Blanchisseuse fishing industry
Caribbean Natural Resources Institute, 2011
This brief outlines the practical steps taken in prepration and hosting the participatory video at a community workshop to addressa range of issues related to sustainable livelihoods. It outlines how they identified challenges,...
Embedding gender and diversity in the Plantwise Programme: overview of findings
Evidence on Demand, 2015
It is widely assumed that women are not heavily engaged in agriculture, however data from around the world highlights the critical role that women play in agricultural production, especially in less-developed countries. In spite of th...
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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...
An African success story: Ghana's cocoa marketing system
T. Williams / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2009
Ghana’s cocoa marketing system has performed impressively over the past decade. Cocoa production has reached record high levels. Farmers receive a relatively large share of export earnings. Product quality is world renowned, and...
Diversification in rural livelihood strategies: a macro-level evidence from Jammu and Kashmir
R. Sharma / Centre for Development Studies, Swansea, 2010
The agricultural sector is predominant in the economy of Jammu and Kashmir and provides livelihood to the majority of the population. The overall economic growth of the state depends largely on the progress of agricultural sector, sin...
Carbon offsets and agricultural livelihoods: lessons learned from a carbon credit project in the transition zone of Ghana
I. Hashmiu / STEPS Centre, Institute of Development Studies, 2012
This paper focuses on one project in Ghana, and is aimed at understanding how the Vision 2050 Forestry Carbon Credit Project (CCP) interacts with property rights, resource access and livelihoods of smallholders in the Forest-Savanna T...
Rural development in India: reversals for diversity
R. Chambers / Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, 1991
This paper argues that in the search for more equitable and effective rural development, professionals and professionalism are part of the problem. Normal bureaucracy, normal professionalism, normal careers, and normal modes of learni...
Dynamics of rural water supply in coastal Kerala : a sustainable development view
K. Pushpangadan; G. Murugan / Centre for Development Studies, Swansea, 2008
This paper examines empirically within sustainable development framework the dynamics of coverage in rural drinking water supply of 180 demand-driven schemes from Malappuram, predominantly a coastal district of Kerala State in India. ...
Land, labour and migrations: understanding Kerala's economic modernity
V.J. Varghese / Centre for Development Studies, Swansea, 2009
This paper seeks to map out the historical trajectory leading to a series of migrations in and from the erstwhile princely state of Travancore during 1900-70 in order to acquire and bring land under cultivation. It argues that these m...
Constraints on the demand for youth labour in Zambia
2015
Zambia is one of many developing countries struggling to create adequate employment opportunities for its people, especially in the formal economy. Unemployment is highest among youths (15–24 years old) and particularly affects ...
Making a participatory video: documenting the challenges of the Blanchisseuse fishing industry
Caribbean Natural Resources Institute, 2011
This brief outlines the practical steps taken in prepration and hosting the participatory video at a community workshop to addressa range of issues related to sustainable livelihoods. It outlines how they identified challenges,...
Embedding gender and diversity in the Plantwise Programme: overview of findings
Evidence on Demand, 2015
It is widely assumed that women are not heavily engaged in agriculture, however data from around the world highlights the critical role that women play in agricultural production, especially in less-developed countries. In spite of th...
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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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