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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 ...
Reforming employment protection in Egypt: an evaluation based on transition models with measurement errors
F. Langot; C. Yassine / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
Do reforms introducing more flexibility in developing countries’ labour markets reduce unemployment? This paper proposes to evaluate the new Egyptian labour market law, which was introduced in 2003, aiming to enhance the flexibi...
Rural sanitation transformation in Himachal Pradesh
D. Sanan / CLTS Foundation, 2014
The world remains off track to meet the sanitation MDG target. The key culprit for this is India. Against the global open defecation rate of 15%, in India over 50% of its 1.2 billion population continue to defecate in the open everyda...
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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 ...
Reforming employment protection in Egypt: an evaluation based on transition models with measurement errors
F. Langot; C. Yassine / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
Do reforms introducing more flexibility in developing countries’ labour markets reduce unemployment? This paper proposes to evaluate the new Egyptian labour market law, which was introduced in 2003, aiming to enhance the flexibi...
Rural sanitation transformation in Himachal Pradesh
D. Sanan / CLTS Foundation, 2014
The world remains off track to meet the sanitation MDG target. The key culprit for this is India. Against the global open defecation rate of 15%, in India over 50% of its 1.2 billion population continue to defecate in the open everyda...
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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.
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.
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