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Fiscal institutions and macroeconomic management in resource rich economies: the case of Yemen
M. Al Iriani; Y. Al Eriani / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
The link between natural resource outcomes and the quality of institutions has attracted considerable attention in natural resource literature. But only very recently has its link to fiscal rules and institutions been discussed, focus...
Pensions and other social protection benefits for older persons: insights from the ILO World Social Protection Report 2014/15
2014
Public social security pensions are essential tools for ensuring income security for women and men as they grow older. This income, along with access to quality health services, is necessary for the dignity and well-being of older per...
Working towards a Smart Energy Path – Experience from Benin, Mali and Togo
M. Labriet; C. Fiebig; M. Labrousse / Climate and Development Knowledge Network, 2015
This publication outlines learning from the ‘Energy, Ecodevelopment and Resilience in Africa (EERA)’ in West Africa. Benin, Mali and Togo all participated in EERA which offers lessons to other countries on approache...
Gender and climate change in the Indian Himalayas: global threats, local vulnerabilities, and livelihood diversification at the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve
M.V. Ogra; R. Badola / Copernicus Publications, 2015
This paper presents a case study from the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve outlining the implications of climate change for women farmers in the area, as well as highlighting the potential for ecotourism as a key livelihood asset. ...
Co-producing ineffective states: social knowledge, social policy and social citizenship in Africa and in development
M. Green / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2012
This paper explores the links between social knowledge, social policy and state forms in Sub-Saharan Africa. Its central argument is that the capacities of states to establish inclusive welfare regimes for citizens are limited by the ...
Strategic framework for resilient livelihoods in earthquake affected areas of Nepal
G. Rasul; B. Sharma; B. Mishra / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2015
This working paper explores the strategic choices and options for developing resilient livelihoods post-earthquake in Nepal. The paper argues that a livelihood recovery strategy should adopt an integrated approach that brings t...
Preserving the African elephant for future generations
R. Harvey / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2015
African elephants face an escalating poaching crisis due to an explosion in demand for ivory, mostly in China. Over 100 000 elephants were killed illegally between 2010 and 2012. This paper synthesises the relevant economic literature...
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 ...
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Fiscal institutions and macroeconomic management in resource rich economies: the case of Yemen
M. Al Iriani; Y. Al Eriani / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
The link between natural resource outcomes and the quality of institutions has attracted considerable attention in natural resource literature. But only very recently has its link to fiscal rules and institutions been discussed, focus...
Pensions and other social protection benefits for older persons: insights from the ILO World Social Protection Report 2014/15
2014
Public social security pensions are essential tools for ensuring income security for women and men as they grow older. This income, along with access to quality health services, is necessary for the dignity and well-being of older per...
Working towards a Smart Energy Path – Experience from Benin, Mali and Togo
M. Labriet; C. Fiebig; M. Labrousse / Climate and Development Knowledge Network, 2015
This publication outlines learning from the ‘Energy, Ecodevelopment and Resilience in Africa (EERA)’ in West Africa. Benin, Mali and Togo all participated in EERA which offers lessons to other countries on approache...
Gender and climate change in the Indian Himalayas: global threats, local vulnerabilities, and livelihood diversification at the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve
M.V. Ogra; R. Badola / Copernicus Publications, 2015
This paper presents a case study from the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve outlining the implications of climate change for women farmers in the area, as well as highlighting the potential for ecotourism as a key livelihood asset. ...
Co-producing ineffective states: social knowledge, social policy and social citizenship in Africa and in development
M. Green / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2012
This paper explores the links between social knowledge, social policy and state forms in Sub-Saharan Africa. Its central argument is that the capacities of states to establish inclusive welfare regimes for citizens are limited by the ...
Strategic framework for resilient livelihoods in earthquake affected areas of Nepal
G. Rasul; B. Sharma; B. Mishra / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2015
This working paper explores the strategic choices and options for developing resilient livelihoods post-earthquake in Nepal. The paper argues that a livelihood recovery strategy should adopt an integrated approach that brings t...
Preserving the African elephant for future generations
R. Harvey / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2015
African elephants face an escalating poaching crisis due to an explosion in demand for ivory, mostly in China. Over 100 000 elephants were killed illegally between 2010 and 2012. This paper synthesises the relevant economic literature...
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 ...
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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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