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Growth and economic opportunities for women: literature review to inform the DFID-IDRC-Hewlett Foundation research program on women's economic empowerment, gender equality and growth in low income countries
International Development Research Centre, 2013
This is a background paper for a new research programme on women’s economic empowerment. It is a comprehensive literature review on the state of the field. Section 1 briefly discusses the global evidence on existing gender dispar...
Trends in per capita food availability in West Africa, 1980-2009
N.M. Me-Nsope; J.M. Staatz / Food Security III Cooperative Agreement, Michigan State University, 2013
The goal of this paper is to provide evidence of shifts in food consumption patterns in the ECOWAS countries of West Africa from 1980 through 2009. The paper reveals a trend towards greater per capita calorie supplies for most ...
A strategic agricultural sector and food security diagnostic for Burma
S. Haggblade (ed); D. Boughton; G. Denning / Food Security III Cooperative Agreement, Michigan State University, 2013
Despite its enormous potential, Myanmar’s agriculture has underperformed over the past fifty years. Furthermore, given that two-thirds of the population works primarily in agriculture, low farm productivity translates into high ...
Leveraging the private sector to promote agriculture and natural resource-based livelihoods
S. Wiggins; S. Keats / Evidence on Demand, 2014
For the benefit of Livelihoods Advisers in DFID, this Topic Guide sets out the issues arising when stimulating private investment and initiative to the benefit of small-scale and informal farmers, fishers and herders. Four sets of que...
Farmer demand for soil fertility management practices in Kenya’s grain basket
M. Kamau; M. Smale; M. Mutua / Food Security III Cooperative Agreement, Michigan State University, 2013
Land degradation cripples smallholder crop production in Sub-Saharan Africa, including those found in the densely populated, grain basket areas of Kenya. The current paper demonstrates that whereas some of the Kenyan soil relat...
Agribusiness models for inclusive growth in Myanmar: diagnosis and ways forward
D. Byerlee; D. Kyaw; U.S. Thein / Food Security III Cooperative Agreement, Michigan State University, 2014
Successful development experiences have demonstrated the greater efficiency achieved with a growth strategy based on small and medium-scale farmers (SMFs). This study is sought to identify potential agribusiness models for enhancing i...
The impact of migration on human capital in MENA
J. Wahba / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2013
The size of labour outflows in the MENA region makes it important to examine the consequences of emigration on economic development of the origin countries. This paper focuses in particular on the impact of emigration on human capital...
Strategies for building resilience to hazards in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) systems: The role of public private partnerships
A. Johannessen; A. Rosemarin; F. Thomalla / Elsevier, 2014
The aim of this paper is to enhance understanding of how the resilience of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) systems to hazards can be improved. In turn, this aims to inform different strategies for public and private partnerships ...
Fish for the future: Fisheries development and food security for Kiribati in an era of global climate change
B. Campbell; Q. Hanich / The WorldFish Center, 2014
This report provides background information for fisheries projects in Kiribati that aim to build food security, improve artisanal livelihoods and strengthen community engagement in fisheries governance. The report provides info...
Gendered dimensions of land and rural livelihoods: the case of new settler farmer displacement at Nuanetsi Ranch, Mwenezi District, Zimbabwe
P. Mutopo / Land Deal Politics Initiative, 2012
The biofuel boom has become a core issue in Zimbabwean land and development debates. Biofuels require large tracts of land for production; and the land acquisition programmes by the various state, non-state actors and individuals have...
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Growth and economic opportunities for women: literature review to inform the DFID-IDRC-Hewlett Foundation research program on women's economic empowerment, gender equality and growth in low income countries
International Development Research Centre, 2013
This is a background paper for a new research programme on women’s economic empowerment. It is a comprehensive literature review on the state of the field. Section 1 briefly discusses the global evidence on existing gender dispar...
Trends in per capita food availability in West Africa, 1980-2009
N.M. Me-Nsope; J.M. Staatz / Food Security III Cooperative Agreement, Michigan State University, 2013
The goal of this paper is to provide evidence of shifts in food consumption patterns in the ECOWAS countries of West Africa from 1980 through 2009. The paper reveals a trend towards greater per capita calorie supplies for most ...
A strategic agricultural sector and food security diagnostic for Burma
S. Haggblade (ed); D. Boughton; G. Denning / Food Security III Cooperative Agreement, Michigan State University, 2013
Despite its enormous potential, Myanmar’s agriculture has underperformed over the past fifty years. Furthermore, given that two-thirds of the population works primarily in agriculture, low farm productivity translates into high ...
Leveraging the private sector to promote agriculture and natural resource-based livelihoods
S. Wiggins; S. Keats / Evidence on Demand, 2014
For the benefit of Livelihoods Advisers in DFID, this Topic Guide sets out the issues arising when stimulating private investment and initiative to the benefit of small-scale and informal farmers, fishers and herders. Four sets of que...
Farmer demand for soil fertility management practices in Kenya’s grain basket
M. Kamau; M. Smale; M. Mutua / Food Security III Cooperative Agreement, Michigan State University, 2013
Land degradation cripples smallholder crop production in Sub-Saharan Africa, including those found in the densely populated, grain basket areas of Kenya. The current paper demonstrates that whereas some of the Kenyan soil relat...
Agribusiness models for inclusive growth in Myanmar: diagnosis and ways forward
D. Byerlee; D. Kyaw; U.S. Thein / Food Security III Cooperative Agreement, Michigan State University, 2014
Successful development experiences have demonstrated the greater efficiency achieved with a growth strategy based on small and medium-scale farmers (SMFs). This study is sought to identify potential agribusiness models for enhancing i...
The impact of migration on human capital in MENA
J. Wahba / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2013
The size of labour outflows in the MENA region makes it important to examine the consequences of emigration on economic development of the origin countries. This paper focuses in particular on the impact of emigration on human capital...
Strategies for building resilience to hazards in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) systems: The role of public private partnerships
A. Johannessen; A. Rosemarin; F. Thomalla / Elsevier, 2014
The aim of this paper is to enhance understanding of how the resilience of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) systems to hazards can be improved. In turn, this aims to inform different strategies for public and private partnerships ...
Fish for the future: Fisheries development and food security for Kiribati in an era of global climate change
B. Campbell; Q. Hanich / The WorldFish Center, 2014
This report provides background information for fisheries projects in Kiribati that aim to build food security, improve artisanal livelihoods and strengthen community engagement in fisheries governance. The report provides info...
Gendered dimensions of land and rural livelihoods: the case of new settler farmer displacement at Nuanetsi Ranch, Mwenezi District, Zimbabwe
P. Mutopo / Land Deal Politics Initiative, 2012
The biofuel boom has become a core issue in Zimbabwean land and development debates. Biofuels require large tracts of land for production; and the land acquisition programmes by the various state, non-state actors and individuals have...
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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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