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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...
A training manual on water management in agriculture in Ethiopia
J. Bremner; L.M. Hunter / Population Reference Bureau, 2014
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BRICS-cities and the issue of social mobility: attraction of capital and the right to the city
S. Veloso / BRICS Policy Center / Centro de Estudos e Pesquisas BRICS, 2014
The consolidation of a group of countries, like the BRICS nations, as strong global players demonstrates to the whole world that mobility is a real possibility in the international arena. What the BRICS grouping does not make c...
50 years of urbanization in Africa: examining the role of climate change
J.V. Henderson; A. Storeygard; U. Deichmann / World Bank, 2014
For the last 50 years, much of Africa has experienced a decline in moisture availability with the strongest decline happening in areas that were already relatively dry. This trend has affected agricultural productivity and contributed...
Linking small holder agriculture to school food provision
A. Gelli; K. Neeser; L. Drake / Home Grown School Feeding, 2010
Home grown School Feeding (HGSF) in Sub-Saharan Africa is seen as a key tool in the transition towards nationally owned school feeding programmes. However, to support the transition from externally driven school feeding to HGSF, the P...
HGSF working paper series #2: linking agricultural development to school feeding
J. Sumberg; R. Sabates-Wheeler / Home Grown School Feeding, 2010
Home-grown school feeding (HGSF) approach is conceived of as combining two distinct policy objectives: a social protection objective focused on the health and nutritional status of school-age children, and a focus on the economic and ...
Developing rations for Home Grown School Feeding
R. Galloway / Home Grown School Feeding, 2010
This paper discusses how to set the goals for school meal rations based on educational and nutrition outcomes. The paper points that school feeding programs do not significantly improve the nutritional status of school children unless...
Promoting the rights of older people in the community in Mae Hong Son province
HelpAge International, 2014
Thailand has a national plan on ageing and national bodies aiming to promote wellbeing of older people, including promoting their rights. Still, it appears that gaining information on and accessing the rights and entitlements under th...
Governance: linchpin of dryland natural resource management
E. Barrow / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Drylands cover approximately 12.5 million km2 (61%) of the African continent and 60% of Africa’s people live in them. Forests and woodlands underpin sustainable land management and livelihoods in dryland regions. They are import...
Home Grown School Feeding and social protection
S. Devereux; R. Sabates-Wheeler; A.P. Martínez / Home Grown School Feeding, 2010
This paper argues that Home Grown School Feeding (HGSF) programmes have great potential to deliver various social protection benefits, not only for schoolchildren and their families but also for food supplying farmers. The pape...
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Migration and the environment - Population Bulletin special issue
J. Bremner; L.M. Hunter / Population Reference Bureau, 2014
As the evidence ofglobal climate change has accumulated, academics, policymakers, and the media have given more attention to migration as a result of environmental change. A major concern is whether climate change will displace large ...
BRICS-cities and the issue of social mobility: attraction of capital and the right to the city
S. Veloso / BRICS Policy Center / Centro de Estudos e Pesquisas BRICS, 2014
The consolidation of a group of countries, like the BRICS nations, as strong global players demonstrates to the whole world that mobility is a real possibility in the international arena. What the BRICS grouping does not make c...
50 years of urbanization in Africa: examining the role of climate change
J.V. Henderson; A. Storeygard; U. Deichmann / World Bank, 2014
For the last 50 years, much of Africa has experienced a decline in moisture availability with the strongest decline happening in areas that were already relatively dry. This trend has affected agricultural productivity and contributed...
Linking small holder agriculture to school food provision
A. Gelli; K. Neeser; L. Drake / Home Grown School Feeding, 2010
Home grown School Feeding (HGSF) in Sub-Saharan Africa is seen as a key tool in the transition towards nationally owned school feeding programmes. However, to support the transition from externally driven school feeding to HGSF, the P...
HGSF working paper series #2: linking agricultural development to school feeding
J. Sumberg; R. Sabates-Wheeler / Home Grown School Feeding, 2010
Home-grown school feeding (HGSF) approach is conceived of as combining two distinct policy objectives: a social protection objective focused on the health and nutritional status of school-age children, and a focus on the economic and ...
Developing rations for Home Grown School Feeding
R. Galloway / Home Grown School Feeding, 2010
This paper discusses how to set the goals for school meal rations based on educational and nutrition outcomes. The paper points that school feeding programs do not significantly improve the nutritional status of school children unless...
Promoting the rights of older people in the community in Mae Hong Son province
HelpAge International, 2014
Thailand has a national plan on ageing and national bodies aiming to promote wellbeing of older people, including promoting their rights. Still, it appears that gaining information on and accessing the rights and entitlements under th...
Governance: linchpin of dryland natural resource management
E. Barrow / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Drylands cover approximately 12.5 million km2 (61%) of the African continent and 60% of Africa’s people live in them. Forests and woodlands underpin sustainable land management and livelihoods in dryland regions. They are import...
Home Grown School Feeding and social protection
S. Devereux; R. Sabates-Wheeler; A.P. Martínez / Home Grown School Feeding, 2010
This paper argues that Home Grown School Feeding (HGSF) programmes have great potential to deliver various social protection benefits, not only for schoolchildren and their families but also for food supplying farmers. The pape...
The future framework for disaster risk reduction: a guide for decision-makers
J. Kellett (ed); T. Mitchell (ed) / Climate and Development Knowledge Network, 2014
This guide argues that we need an international framework for disaster risk reduction (DRR) and building resilience because of the every greater social and economic impacts of disasters. It argues that the post-2015 agreement for DRR ...
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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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