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Does income growth relocate ecological footprint?
S. Acar; A. Atil Asici / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
The aim of this paper is to investigate whether countries tend to relocate their ecological footprint as they grow richer. The analysis is carried out for a cross-section of 105 countries by employing the production and import compone...
High mountain adaptation partnership: lessons learned in Nepal and Peru
Climate Change Resilient Development project - Mainstreaming Adaptation for USAID, 2015
Glacier-dominated mountains play a major role in providing water to large numbers of people. These glacier-dominated areas also pose unique challenges to downstream communities as they adapt to recent and continuing global climate cha...
Strengthening the resiliency of dryland forest-based livelihoods in Ethiopia and South Sudan: A review of literature on the interaction between dryland forests, livelihoods and forest governance
S. Lawry; R. McLain; H. Kassa / Center for International Forestry Research, 2015
This literature review explores how political, economic and resource management policies and programs can reduce forest degradation and increase the contribution of forest goods and services to sustainable livelihood strategies. ...
Fossil fuels are dead, long live fossil fuels: Botswana’s options for economic diversification
R. Harvey / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2015
Botswana is at a critical historical juncture. It has enjoyed a stable democracy since 1965 and strong, quality economic growth for the last few decades. However, the diamond revenues on which the country depends are likely to decline...
Fiscal institutions and macroeconomic management in resource rich economies: the case of Yemen
M. Al Iriani; Y. Al Eriani / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
The link between natural resource outcomes and the quality of institutions has attracted considerable attention in natural resource literature. But only very recently has its link to fiscal rules and institutions been discussed, focus...
Pensions and other social protection benefits for older persons: insights from the ILO World Social Protection Report 2014/15
2014
Public social security pensions are essential tools for ensuring income security for women and men as they grow older. This income, along with access to quality health services, is necessary for the dignity and well-being of older per...
Working towards a Smart Energy Path – Experience from Benin, Mali and Togo
M. Labriet; C. Fiebig; M. Labrousse / Climate and Development Knowledge Network, 2015
This publication outlines learning from the ‘Energy, Ecodevelopment and Resilience in Africa (EERA)’ in West Africa. Benin, Mali and Togo all participated in EERA which offers lessons to other countries on approache...
Gender and climate change in the Indian Himalayas: global threats, local vulnerabilities, and livelihood diversification at the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve
M.V. Ogra; R. Badola / Copernicus Publications, 2015
This paper presents a case study from the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve outlining the implications of climate change for women farmers in the area, as well as highlighting the potential for ecotourism as a key livelihood asset. ...
Co-producing ineffective states: social knowledge, social policy and social citizenship in Africa and in development
M. Green / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2012
This paper explores the links between social knowledge, social policy and state forms in Sub-Saharan Africa. Its central argument is that the capacities of states to establish inclusive welfare regimes for citizens are limited by the ...
Strategic framework for resilient livelihoods in earthquake affected areas of Nepal
G. Rasul; B. Sharma; B. Mishra / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2015
This working paper explores the strategic choices and options for developing resilient livelihoods post-earthquake in Nepal. The paper argues that a livelihood recovery strategy should adopt an integrated approach that brings t...
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Does income growth relocate ecological footprint?
S. Acar; A. Atil Asici / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
The aim of this paper is to investigate whether countries tend to relocate their ecological footprint as they grow richer. The analysis is carried out for a cross-section of 105 countries by employing the production and import compone...
High mountain adaptation partnership: lessons learned in Nepal and Peru
Climate Change Resilient Development project - Mainstreaming Adaptation for USAID, 2015
Glacier-dominated mountains play a major role in providing water to large numbers of people. These glacier-dominated areas also pose unique challenges to downstream communities as they adapt to recent and continuing global climate cha...
Strengthening the resiliency of dryland forest-based livelihoods in Ethiopia and South Sudan: A review of literature on the interaction between dryland forests, livelihoods and forest governance
S. Lawry; R. McLain; H. Kassa / Center for International Forestry Research, 2015
This literature review explores how political, economic and resource management policies and programs can reduce forest degradation and increase the contribution of forest goods and services to sustainable livelihood strategies. ...
Fossil fuels are dead, long live fossil fuels: Botswana’s options for economic diversification
R. Harvey / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2015
Botswana is at a critical historical juncture. It has enjoyed a stable democracy since 1965 and strong, quality economic growth for the last few decades. However, the diamond revenues on which the country depends are likely to decline...
Fiscal institutions and macroeconomic management in resource rich economies: the case of Yemen
M. Al Iriani; Y. Al Eriani / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
The link between natural resource outcomes and the quality of institutions has attracted considerable attention in natural resource literature. But only very recently has its link to fiscal rules and institutions been discussed, focus...
Pensions and other social protection benefits for older persons: insights from the ILO World Social Protection Report 2014/15
2014
Public social security pensions are essential tools for ensuring income security for women and men as they grow older. This income, along with access to quality health services, is necessary for the dignity and well-being of older per...
Working towards a Smart Energy Path – Experience from Benin, Mali and Togo
M. Labriet; C. Fiebig; M. Labrousse / Climate and Development Knowledge Network, 2015
This publication outlines learning from the ‘Energy, Ecodevelopment and Resilience in Africa (EERA)’ in West Africa. Benin, Mali and Togo all participated in EERA which offers lessons to other countries on approache...
Gender and climate change in the Indian Himalayas: global threats, local vulnerabilities, and livelihood diversification at the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve
M.V. Ogra; R. Badola / Copernicus Publications, 2015
This paper presents a case study from the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve outlining the implications of climate change for women farmers in the area, as well as highlighting the potential for ecotourism as a key livelihood asset. ...
Co-producing ineffective states: social knowledge, social policy and social citizenship in Africa and in development
M. Green / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2012
This paper explores the links between social knowledge, social policy and state forms in Sub-Saharan Africa. Its central argument is that the capacities of states to establish inclusive welfare regimes for citizens are limited by the ...
Strategic framework for resilient livelihoods in earthquake affected areas of Nepal
G. Rasul; B. Sharma; B. Mishra / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2015
This working paper explores the strategic choices and options for developing resilient livelihoods post-earthquake in Nepal. The paper argues that a livelihood recovery strategy should adopt an integrated approach that brings t...
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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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