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Understanding Mountain Poverty in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas : Regional Report for Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2011
Around 211 million people reside in the greater Himalayan region, but there is a lack of cohesive information on their socioeconomic status. In general, issues such as whether, how, and why mountain poverty differs from national pover...
Climate change in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas: The state of current knowledge
S.P. Singh; I. Bassignana-Khadka; B.S. Karky; E. Sharma / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2011
The Hindu Kush-Himalayan (HKH) region is one of the most ecologically sensitive and fragile areas in the world. In all likelihood, the effects of climate change will become evident here first and with the greatest intensity. This repo...
Water wars: enduring myth or impending reality
H. Solomon; A. Turton / African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2000
Within the context of the South, water security does not simply translate into economic development, but also food security, and the very survival of states and their citizens. Under these circumstances, it is hardly surprising that t...
Pro-Poor Value Chain Development for High ValueProducts in Mountain Regions: Indian Bay Leaf
M. Kollmair; D. Choudhary; B.H. Pandit; G.H. Kinhal / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2011
Production of high value products and services can help reduce poverty in mountain regions. Value chains can be used to describe the activities and benefits involved in bringing such a product from the producer to the market, and anal...
Kailash sacred landscape conservation initiative – Feasibility assessment report
R. Zomer (ed); K.P. Oli (ed) / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2011
The Kailash Sacred Landscape (KSL) spreads across a vast region that includes remote portions of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China (TAR China) and contiguous areas of Nepal and India. This area is historically, ecologically, and cu...
Beekeeping training for farmers in the Himalayas – Resource manual for trainers
M. Bahadur Gurung; U. Partap; N.C. Shrestha / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2012
This manual is designed to help provide beekeepers with the up-to-date training they need. It presents an inclusive curriculum developed through ICIMOD’s work with partner organizations in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, and Nepal. ...
Value of insect pollinators to Himalayan agricultural economies
U. Partap; T. Partap; H.K. Sharma / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2012
This study assesses the economic value of pollination services, especially by insect pollinators, to agriculture in selected areas of the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region in order to highlight the need for initiatives to address the ...
he next Gulf? Oil politics, environmental apocalypse and rising tension in the Niger Delta
S. Omotola / African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2006
Nigeria has a huge deposit of crude oil that ranks among the best quality in the world. The oil resources are located in the Niger Delta area of the country. Many argue that Nigeria should have reduced or eliminated poverty. With prud...
Freeport McMoran versus the People of Fungurume: How the largest mining investment in DRC has brought poverty not prosperity
Southern African Resource Watch, 2012
The Tenke Fungurume Mining (TFM) company controls a 1,600 square kilometre mining concession in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The Tenke Fungurume deposits make up one of the most important reserves of copper and cobalt in th...
Can Britain break with its colonial past? A critique of the British government’s and British extractive companies’ role in Africa
C. Kabemba / Southern African Resource Watch, 2014
There is no doubt the corporate governance and the social responsibility of British companies are major issues of public debate in Africa, given Britain’s significant role both now and in the past in the extractive sec...
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Understanding Mountain Poverty in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas : Regional Report for Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2011
Around 211 million people reside in the greater Himalayan region, but there is a lack of cohesive information on their socioeconomic status. In general, issues such as whether, how, and why mountain poverty differs from national pover...
Climate change in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas: The state of current knowledge
S.P. Singh; I. Bassignana-Khadka; B.S. Karky; E. Sharma / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2011
The Hindu Kush-Himalayan (HKH) region is one of the most ecologically sensitive and fragile areas in the world. In all likelihood, the effects of climate change will become evident here first and with the greatest intensity. This repo...
Water wars: enduring myth or impending reality
H. Solomon; A. Turton / African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2000
Within the context of the South, water security does not simply translate into economic development, but also food security, and the very survival of states and their citizens. Under these circumstances, it is hardly surprising that t...
Pro-Poor Value Chain Development for High ValueProducts in Mountain Regions: Indian Bay Leaf
M. Kollmair; D. Choudhary; B.H. Pandit; G.H. Kinhal / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2011
Production of high value products and services can help reduce poverty in mountain regions. Value chains can be used to describe the activities and benefits involved in bringing such a product from the producer to the market, and anal...
Kailash sacred landscape conservation initiative – Feasibility assessment report
R. Zomer (ed); K.P. Oli (ed) / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2011
The Kailash Sacred Landscape (KSL) spreads across a vast region that includes remote portions of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China (TAR China) and contiguous areas of Nepal and India. This area is historically, ecologically, and cu...
Beekeeping training for farmers in the Himalayas – Resource manual for trainers
M. Bahadur Gurung; U. Partap; N.C. Shrestha / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2012
This manual is designed to help provide beekeepers with the up-to-date training they need. It presents an inclusive curriculum developed through ICIMOD’s work with partner organizations in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, and Nepal. ...
Value of insect pollinators to Himalayan agricultural economies
U. Partap; T. Partap; H.K. Sharma / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2012
This study assesses the economic value of pollination services, especially by insect pollinators, to agriculture in selected areas of the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region in order to highlight the need for initiatives to address the ...
he next Gulf? Oil politics, environmental apocalypse and rising tension in the Niger Delta
S. Omotola / African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2006
Nigeria has a huge deposit of crude oil that ranks among the best quality in the world. The oil resources are located in the Niger Delta area of the country. Many argue that Nigeria should have reduced or eliminated poverty. With prud...
Freeport McMoran versus the People of Fungurume: How the largest mining investment in DRC has brought poverty not prosperity
Southern African Resource Watch, 2012
The Tenke Fungurume Mining (TFM) company controls a 1,600 square kilometre mining concession in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The Tenke Fungurume deposits make up one of the most important reserves of copper and cobalt in th...
Can Britain break with its colonial past? A critique of the British government’s and British extractive companies’ role in Africa
C. Kabemba / Southern African Resource Watch, 2014
There is no doubt the corporate governance and the social responsibility of British companies are major issues of public debate in Africa, given Britain’s significant role both now and in the past in the extractive sec...
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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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