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Topic Guide: sub-national financing for urban infrastructure
R. Slater; H. Goyal / Evidence on Demand, 2015
Developing countries are growing faster than in the past, with significantly higher rates of growth than those in the developed world. Growth rates in Africa and India were well above 5% in 2014 and those in Ethiopia and Rwanda were h...
Topic guide: planning for sustainable and inclusive cities in the global South
A. Brown / Evidence on Demand, 2015
This new Topic Guide summarises key debates on one of the most important challenges of the 21st century – managing urban growth. The guide argues that urban planning has huge potential to address the major threats to citi...
Trees and livelihoods in Karamoja, Uganda
A. Egeru; C. Okia; J. de Leeuw / Evidence on Demand, 2015
Karamoja is a dryland sub-region in north-east Uganda, where 82% of the population live under the poverty line. It is troubled by climate variability and climate change, where floods and droughts have had a particularly detrimental ef...
World Risk Report 2014
M. Garschagen; P. Mucke; A. Schauber / United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security, 2014
This WorldRiskReport (WRR) consists of an index, a focus on cities and thematic case studies. The index describes the disaster risk for various countries and regions.  The content includes: 1. Urbanization &nda...
Past, present and future: fifty years of anthropology in Sudan
M.A.M. Assal (ed); M.A. Abdul-Jalil / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2015
This book is about the history of anthropology in Sudan. Contributors to the book represent different generations of anthropologists who at some point in time either taught at the department in Khartoum or had some sort...
Norway’s municipal international cooperation - results achieved and lessons learnt
J. Holm-Hansen / Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research, 2015
Municipal International Cooperation (1997-2014) was a programme involving municipalities in Norway and the Global South. It was managed by the Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities (KS) and financed by the Ministry o...
Making youth employment policies work
B. Munga; E. Onsomu / Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis, 2015
Government policy and public investment in Kenya has focused disproportionately on formal private sector development and on education that is geared to urban wage employment as a solution to youth unemployment. A closer look at the fi...
Is Reliable Water Access the Solution to Undernutrition?
L. Domènech / International Food Policy Research Institute, 2015
Interventions aimed at increasing water availability for livelihood and domestic activities have great potential to improve various determinants of undernutrition, such as the quantity and diversity of foods consumed within the h...
HIV risk and prevention behaviours among people who inject drugs in six cities of Georgia: bio-behavioral surveillance in Tbilisi, Batumi, Zugdidi, Telavi, Gori, Kutaisi in 2012
Curatio International Foundation, 2013
Georgia is among the countries with low HIV/AIDS prevalence but high potential for developing a widespread epidemic. From the early stage of HIV epidemic in Georgia injecting drug use was the major mode of transmission. However, for t...
Population size estimation of female sex workers In Tbilisi and Batumi, Georgia
Curatio International Foundation, 2014
Georgia is among the countries with low HIV/AIDS prevalence, but with a high potential for the development of a widespread epidemic. From the early years of epidemic injecting drug use was the main route of HIV transmission, however, ...
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Topic Guide: sub-national financing for urban infrastructure
R. Slater; H. Goyal / Evidence on Demand, 2015
Developing countries are growing faster than in the past, with significantly higher rates of growth than those in the developed world. Growth rates in Africa and India were well above 5% in 2014 and those in Ethiopia and Rwanda were h...
Topic guide: planning for sustainable and inclusive cities in the global South
A. Brown / Evidence on Demand, 2015
This new Topic Guide summarises key debates on one of the most important challenges of the 21st century – managing urban growth. The guide argues that urban planning has huge potential to address the major threats to citi...
Trees and livelihoods in Karamoja, Uganda
A. Egeru; C. Okia; J. de Leeuw / Evidence on Demand, 2015
Karamoja is a dryland sub-region in north-east Uganda, where 82% of the population live under the poverty line. It is troubled by climate variability and climate change, where floods and droughts have had a particularly detrimental ef...
World Risk Report 2014
M. Garschagen; P. Mucke; A. Schauber / United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security, 2014
This WorldRiskReport (WRR) consists of an index, a focus on cities and thematic case studies. The index describes the disaster risk for various countries and regions.  The content includes: 1. Urbanization &nda...
Past, present and future: fifty years of anthropology in Sudan
M.A.M. Assal (ed); M.A. Abdul-Jalil / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2015
This book is about the history of anthropology in Sudan. Contributors to the book represent different generations of anthropologists who at some point in time either taught at the department in Khartoum or had some sort...
Norway’s municipal international cooperation - results achieved and lessons learnt
J. Holm-Hansen / Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research, 2015
Municipal International Cooperation (1997-2014) was a programme involving municipalities in Norway and the Global South. It was managed by the Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities (KS) and financed by the Ministry o...
Making youth employment policies work
B. Munga; E. Onsomu / Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis, 2015
Government policy and public investment in Kenya has focused disproportionately on formal private sector development and on education that is geared to urban wage employment as a solution to youth unemployment. A closer look at the fi...
Is Reliable Water Access the Solution to Undernutrition?
L. Domènech / International Food Policy Research Institute, 2015
Interventions aimed at increasing water availability for livelihood and domestic activities have great potential to improve various determinants of undernutrition, such as the quantity and diversity of foods consumed within the h...
HIV risk and prevention behaviours among people who inject drugs in six cities of Georgia: bio-behavioral surveillance in Tbilisi, Batumi, Zugdidi, Telavi, Gori, Kutaisi in 2012
Curatio International Foundation, 2013
Georgia is among the countries with low HIV/AIDS prevalence but high potential for developing a widespread epidemic. From the early stage of HIV epidemic in Georgia injecting drug use was the major mode of transmission. However, for t...
Population size estimation of female sex workers In Tbilisi and Batumi, Georgia
Curatio International Foundation, 2014
Georgia is among the countries with low HIV/AIDS prevalence, but with a high potential for the development of a widespread epidemic. From the early years of epidemic injecting drug use was the main route of HIV transmission, however, ...
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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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