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Climate change impacts on livestock
P.K. Thornton; R.B. Boone; J. Ramirez-Villegas / Climate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2015
This working paper summarizes projected climate change impacts on livestock across Africa. It uses a combination of literature review and some new results on the projected impacts of climate change on the rangelands of Africa. ...
Learning with older people about their transport and mobility problems in rural Tanzania
HelpAge International, 2015
HelpAge conducted a study in Kidabaga, Mwatasi and Mhanga villages, Kilolo District, in Iringa region to build baseline data to promote and monitor mobility?focused interventions for rural older people. Three approaches were us...
Mining value chains and green growth in South Africa: A conflictual but intertwined relationship
G. Montmasson - Clair / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2015
The development of mining value chains is conflictual but deeply intertwined with the goal of sustainable development.  The response of mining value chains to the shift to a green economy cannot be business-as-usual and requires ...
Changed regimes, changed priorities? Economic and social policies after the 2011 elections in Tunisia and Egypt
E. Kienle / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
Even though systematic, detailed, and methodologically sound explanations of the events commonly referred to as the Arab spring will take time to be completed, it is fair to assume that large-scale popular protests and the subsequent ...
Country-specific oil supply shocks and the global economy: a counterfactual analysis
K. Mohaddes; M.H. Pesaran / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
This paper investigates the global macroeconomic consequences of country-specific oil-supply shocks. The paper is both theoretical and empirical. On the theoretical side, it develops a model for the global oil market and integrate thi...
Migration and global environmental change: methodological lessons from mountain areas of the global South
A. Milan; G. Gioli; T. Afifi / Copernicus Publications, 2015
This article synthesises evidence on the relationship between migration and environmental and climatic changes, particularly in relation to mountain livelihoods in the global South. The article highlights that mountain liveliho...
Independent report commissioned by the G7 on improving responses to climate-fragility
L. Rüttinger; D. Smith; G. Stang; D. Tänzler; J. Vivekananda / International Alert, 2015
This independent report commissioned by the member states of the G7 focuses on the concept of climate fragility, pertaining to areas where climate change threatens to multiply already existing vulnerabilities, be it economic, politica...
Working paper presenting a new toolkit for implementing a participatory vulnerability assessment, using an example pilot study of its use in Tanzania
M. Ulrichs; T. Cannon; J. van Etten / Climate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2015
This CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security (CCAFS) working paper presents a new step-by-step toolkit for the implementation of a participatory vulnerability assessment (PVA) in rural localities. The ...
Women in the labour market in China
S. Dasgupta; M. Matsumoto; C. Xia / International Labour Organization, 2015
his paper reviews the evolution of gender inequality in China’s labour market during the economic and social reform since 1978. The reform phase has been a period of high growth in China, but during this period we also observe i...
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 &...
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Climate change impacts on livestock
P.K. Thornton; R.B. Boone; J. Ramirez-Villegas / Climate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2015
This working paper summarizes projected climate change impacts on livestock across Africa. It uses a combination of literature review and some new results on the projected impacts of climate change on the rangelands of Africa. ...
Learning with older people about their transport and mobility problems in rural Tanzania
HelpAge International, 2015
HelpAge conducted a study in Kidabaga, Mwatasi and Mhanga villages, Kilolo District, in Iringa region to build baseline data to promote and monitor mobility?focused interventions for rural older people. Three approaches were us...
Mining value chains and green growth in South Africa: A conflictual but intertwined relationship
G. Montmasson - Clair / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2015
The development of mining value chains is conflictual but deeply intertwined with the goal of sustainable development.  The response of mining value chains to the shift to a green economy cannot be business-as-usual and requires ...
Changed regimes, changed priorities? Economic and social policies after the 2011 elections in Tunisia and Egypt
E. Kienle / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
Even though systematic, detailed, and methodologically sound explanations of the events commonly referred to as the Arab spring will take time to be completed, it is fair to assume that large-scale popular protests and the subsequent ...
Country-specific oil supply shocks and the global economy: a counterfactual analysis
K. Mohaddes; M.H. Pesaran / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
This paper investigates the global macroeconomic consequences of country-specific oil-supply shocks. The paper is both theoretical and empirical. On the theoretical side, it develops a model for the global oil market and integrate thi...
Migration and global environmental change: methodological lessons from mountain areas of the global South
A. Milan; G. Gioli; T. Afifi / Copernicus Publications, 2015
This article synthesises evidence on the relationship between migration and environmental and climatic changes, particularly in relation to mountain livelihoods in the global South. The article highlights that mountain liveliho...
Independent report commissioned by the G7 on improving responses to climate-fragility
L. Rüttinger; D. Smith; G. Stang; D. Tänzler; J. Vivekananda / International Alert, 2015
This independent report commissioned by the member states of the G7 focuses on the concept of climate fragility, pertaining to areas where climate change threatens to multiply already existing vulnerabilities, be it economic, politica...
Working paper presenting a new toolkit for implementing a participatory vulnerability assessment, using an example pilot study of its use in Tanzania
M. Ulrichs; T. Cannon; J. van Etten / Climate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2015
This CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security (CCAFS) working paper presents a new step-by-step toolkit for the implementation of a participatory vulnerability assessment (PVA) in rural localities. The ...
Women in the labour market in China
S. Dasgupta; M. Matsumoto; C. Xia / International Labour Organization, 2015
his paper reviews the evolution of gender inequality in China’s labour market during the economic and social reform since 1978. The reform phase has been a period of high growth in China, but during this period we also observe i...
Supply or demand? How politics influences the implementation of the MGNREGA in Rajasthan
Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2014
The recent performance of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) has been a matter of debate. Rajasthan, especially, performed impressively in the initial years of its National Rural Employ...
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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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