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Water resources usage and management in the Mekong region and Cambodia: challenges and future prospects
M Larsson / Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace, 2011
Water insecurity has the capacity to fundamentally influence all segments of society and can have disastrous consequences with the potential to threaten national, regional and international security and stability. Although Southeast A...
Impact of conditional cash transfers on maternal and newborn health
A. Glassman; D. Duran; M. Koblinsky / Center for Global Development, USA, 2013
Conditional cash transfers (CCTs) have been shown to increase health service utilisation among the poorest, but little is written on the effects of such programs on maternal and newborn health. The authors carry out a systemati...
Violating rights and threatening lives: the Camisea Gas Project and indigenous peoples in voluntary isolation
C. Feather / Forest Peoples Programme, 2014
This report highlights the existing impacts of the Camisea gas project in the south-east Peruvian Amazon on indigenous peoples living in ‘voluntary isolation’ (‘isolated peoples’) in the Kugapakori-Nahua-Nanti ...
The impact of oportunidades on human capital and income distribution: a top-down/bottom-up approach
D. Debowicz; J. Golan / International Food Policy Research Institute, 2013
In an effort to inform social policy in Mexico, this paper analyses the effects of a major social program on school attendance and household income distribution, accounting for its partial and general equilibrium effects. Linking a mi...
Peru’s deadly environment: the rise in killings of environmental and land defenders
Global Witness, 2014
The world’s attention was be on Peru December 2014, as governments from 195 countries convened in the capital Lima for the UN Climate Conference. As delegates negotiated a global deal aimed at averting catastrophic climate chang...
What is legal? Formalising artisanal and small-scale mining in Colombia
C. Echavarria / International Institute for Environment and Development, 2014
Colombia’s mining sector is characterised by widespread informality. A recent census revealed that 72 per cent of all mining operations in Colombia are classed as ‘artisanal and small-scale mining’ (ASM), and 63 per ...
Rio de Janeiro: favela policies and recent social mobilizations
Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research, 2013
Urban poverty is spread out in the whole metropolitan area of Rio de Janeiro. Different to most cities, Rio de Janeiro presents a close proximity between rich and poor neighbourhoods. According to the 2010 Census conducted by the Braz...
Policy options for agricultural investments and governance of markets: in support of small-scale farmers in Guatemala
G. Díaz / Oxfam, 2014
Guatemala's farming sector has undergone some major changes over the last 20 years, such as the growth of monocultures and of small-scale farming for export. This trend has been driven by both a general framework of laws offering ince...
Land governance in Brazil: a geo-historical review
International Land Coalition, 2012
This paper examines the paradoxes of land governance in Brazil by putting them in their historical context, highlighting in particular the continuing subordination of peasant farmers’ interests to those of large landholders. It ...
A new era in the fight against deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon: opportunities to improve policy effectiveness
T. Gardner; J. Godar / Stockholm Environment Institute, 2014
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Water resources usage and management in the Mekong region and Cambodia: challenges and future prospects
M Larsson / Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace, 2011
Water insecurity has the capacity to fundamentally influence all segments of society and can have disastrous consequences with the potential to threaten national, regional and international security and stability. Although Southeast A...
Impact of conditional cash transfers on maternal and newborn health
A. Glassman; D. Duran; M. Koblinsky / Center for Global Development, USA, 2013
Conditional cash transfers (CCTs) have been shown to increase health service utilisation among the poorest, but little is written on the effects of such programs on maternal and newborn health. The authors carry out a systemati...
Violating rights and threatening lives: the Camisea Gas Project and indigenous peoples in voluntary isolation
C. Feather / Forest Peoples Programme, 2014
This report highlights the existing impacts of the Camisea gas project in the south-east Peruvian Amazon on indigenous peoples living in ‘voluntary isolation’ (‘isolated peoples’) in the Kugapakori-Nahua-Nanti ...
The impact of oportunidades on human capital and income distribution: a top-down/bottom-up approach
D. Debowicz; J. Golan / International Food Policy Research Institute, 2013
In an effort to inform social policy in Mexico, this paper analyses the effects of a major social program on school attendance and household income distribution, accounting for its partial and general equilibrium effects. Linking a mi...
Peru’s deadly environment: the rise in killings of environmental and land defenders
Global Witness, 2014
The world’s attention was be on Peru December 2014, as governments from 195 countries convened in the capital Lima for the UN Climate Conference. As delegates negotiated a global deal aimed at averting catastrophic climate chang...
What is legal? Formalising artisanal and small-scale mining in Colombia
C. Echavarria / International Institute for Environment and Development, 2014
Colombia’s mining sector is characterised by widespread informality. A recent census revealed that 72 per cent of all mining operations in Colombia are classed as ‘artisanal and small-scale mining’ (ASM), and 63 per ...
Rio de Janeiro: favela policies and recent social mobilizations
Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research, 2013
Urban poverty is spread out in the whole metropolitan area of Rio de Janeiro. Different to most cities, Rio de Janeiro presents a close proximity between rich and poor neighbourhoods. According to the 2010 Census conducted by the Braz...
Policy options for agricultural investments and governance of markets: in support of small-scale farmers in Guatemala
G. Díaz / Oxfam, 2014
Guatemala's farming sector has undergone some major changes over the last 20 years, such as the growth of monocultures and of small-scale farming for export. This trend has been driven by both a general framework of laws offering ince...
Land governance in Brazil: a geo-historical review
International Land Coalition, 2012
This paper examines the paradoxes of land governance in Brazil by putting them in their historical context, highlighting in particular the continuing subordination of peasant farmers’ interests to those of large landholders. It ...
A new era in the fight against deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon: opportunities to improve policy effectiveness
T. Gardner; J. Godar / Stockholm Environment Institute, 2014
The deforestation slowdown in the Amazon is one of the most important environmental success stories of recent decades, with an 83% decrease in the annual rate of deforestation from 2004 to 2012. This accomplishment has enabled Brazil ...
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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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