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Female employment in MENA's manufacturing sector: the implications of firm-related and national factors
A. Fakih; P.L. Ghazalian / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has realised significant advances toward improving women’s well-being and social status over the last few decades. However, women’s employment rate in the MENA region remains ...
MSEs informality and productivity: evidence from Egypt
H. Abou-Ali; R. Rizk / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
This paper assesses the impact of informality on household enterprise performance in terms of productivity and size of output of micro and small enterprises (MSEs). Furthermore, it pinpoints informality determinants with respect ...
Flexible labor regulations and informality in Egypt
J. Wahba; R. Assaad / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
Do flexible labour market regulations reduce informal employment? This paper examines the effects of changes in labour regulations on the incidence of formal employment. Using the case of Egypt, it studies the effects of the introduct...
Mixing integrated coastal zone management and green growth in Colombia. A recipe for resilient coastal cities?
Mouthon-Bello J.; Trujillo V. / ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, 2013
Nearly twelve percent of Colombia´s population lives in five coastal cities with more than 170000 inhabitants. These coastal cities are vulnerable to the impacts of climate change not only because of the deficiency on their drai...
Can innovation prizes help address water and sanitation challenges?
S. Tremolet / Ideas to Impact, 2015
This paper helps identify whether innovation prizes can be used to address intractable issues in the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector and makes recommendations for potential innovation prizes across a number of problem area...
Evaluation of Norway’s support to women’s rights and gender equality in development cooperation
N. Jones / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2015
The report evaluates Norway’s support to strengthening women and girls ‘rights and gender equality through its development cooperation. It assesses the extent to which results have been achieved and whether they are in lin...
Changes in the institution of marriage in Egypt from 1998 to 2012
R. Salem / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
Fear over the perceived breakdown of the institution of marriage plagues many Egyptian policy-makers and members of the public. This study examines the trajectory of marriage behaviours in three nationally-representative surveys spann...
Informality and socio-economic well-being of women in Egypt
R. RizK; H. Abou-Ali / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
Evidence points that informal employment in Egypt is a permanent phenomenon, rather than being in a transitory stage. It accounts for about 75% of new entrants to the labor market between 2000 and 2005. About half of the women engaged...
Local communities’ willingness to pay for sustainable forest management in Ghana
M. Ansong; E. Røskaft 2014
New policies and interventions for forest management are important because preferences of stakeholders and the state of forests continually change. To achieve sustainable forest management there is the need for information and guideli...
"Lived poverty" can inform Swazi anti-poverty efforts
S. Kunene / Afrobarometer, 2015
Poverty continues to be a major challenge in Swaziland, exacerbated by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Almost two-thirds (63%) of the Swazi population were living in severe poverty in 2012. The Afrobarometer survey, which was conducted for the...
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Female employment in MENA's manufacturing sector: the implications of firm-related and national factors
A. Fakih; P.L. Ghazalian / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has realised significant advances toward improving women’s well-being and social status over the last few decades. However, women’s employment rate in the MENA region remains ...
MSEs informality and productivity: evidence from Egypt
H. Abou-Ali; R. Rizk / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
This paper assesses the impact of informality on household enterprise performance in terms of productivity and size of output of micro and small enterprises (MSEs). Furthermore, it pinpoints informality determinants with respect ...
Flexible labor regulations and informality in Egypt
J. Wahba; R. Assaad / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
Do flexible labour market regulations reduce informal employment? This paper examines the effects of changes in labour regulations on the incidence of formal employment. Using the case of Egypt, it studies the effects of the introduct...
Mixing integrated coastal zone management and green growth in Colombia. A recipe for resilient coastal cities?
Mouthon-Bello J.; Trujillo V. / ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, 2013
Nearly twelve percent of Colombia´s population lives in five coastal cities with more than 170000 inhabitants. These coastal cities are vulnerable to the impacts of climate change not only because of the deficiency on their drai...
Can innovation prizes help address water and sanitation challenges?
S. Tremolet / Ideas to Impact, 2015
This paper helps identify whether innovation prizes can be used to address intractable issues in the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector and makes recommendations for potential innovation prizes across a number of problem area...
Evaluation of Norway’s support to women’s rights and gender equality in development cooperation
N. Jones / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2015
The report evaluates Norway’s support to strengthening women and girls ‘rights and gender equality through its development cooperation. It assesses the extent to which results have been achieved and whether they are in lin...
Changes in the institution of marriage in Egypt from 1998 to 2012
R. Salem / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
Fear over the perceived breakdown of the institution of marriage plagues many Egyptian policy-makers and members of the public. This study examines the trajectory of marriage behaviours in three nationally-representative surveys spann...
Informality and socio-economic well-being of women in Egypt
R. RizK; H. Abou-Ali / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
Evidence points that informal employment in Egypt is a permanent phenomenon, rather than being in a transitory stage. It accounts for about 75% of new entrants to the labor market between 2000 and 2005. About half of the women engaged...
Local communities’ willingness to pay for sustainable forest management in Ghana
M. Ansong; E. Røskaft 2014
New policies and interventions for forest management are important because preferences of stakeholders and the state of forests continually change. To achieve sustainable forest management there is the need for information and guideli...
"Lived poverty" can inform Swazi anti-poverty efforts
S. Kunene / Afrobarometer, 2015
Poverty continues to be a major challenge in Swaziland, exacerbated by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Almost two-thirds (63%) of the Swazi population were living in severe poverty in 2012. The Afrobarometer survey, which was conducted for the...
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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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