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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...
Strengthening the impacts of economic development strategies on urban poverty
G. Robbins / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2008
South Africa is continuing to urbanise, perhaps not as rapidly as some developing countries but certainly at a rate which has generated a considerable degree of policy anguish over its accompanying rising levels of urban poverty. ...
Potential for a South African aquaculture industry on the Northern Cape’s Namaqualand Coast
Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2008
The question of land-use is likely to remain a stumbling block for potential fish farmers because access to coastal land will continue to pose a formidable obstacle. This is because most coastal land has been zoned, plus the land that...
The value chain approach for mountain development: case studies from Uttarakhand, India
D. Choudhary; I. Ghosh; S. Chauhan; S. Bahti; M. Juyal / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2013
This working paper highlights that the level of poverty among mountain populations is linked, directly or indirectly, with specific mountain conditions like geographic isolation, socio-cultural marginalisation, poor physical and econo...
Transport and the urban poor
M. Mokonyama / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2008
he aim of the paper is to articulate necessary state interventions to improve transport services for the urban poor in South Africa. The paper forms part of a larger study intended to inform a strategic response to the challenges of t...
Challenges of inclusive cities: making urban spaces and places for all
N. Mammon; K. Ewing; J. Patterson / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2008
This paper looks at the duality of urban contexts in South Africa that is of unprecedented opulence on the one hand and remarkable deprivation on the other. Although focused on the second economy as required by the terms of reference ...
Creating access to economic opportunities in small and medium sized towns
D. Atkinson / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2008
Small towns are now seen as a necessary and important link to the development of rural regions, and the role of small towns as service centres, within a hierarchy of settlements, is emphasised. However, whereas the focus in the 1960s ...
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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...
Strengthening the impacts of economic development strategies on urban poverty
G. Robbins / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2008
South Africa is continuing to urbanise, perhaps not as rapidly as some developing countries but certainly at a rate which has generated a considerable degree of policy anguish over its accompanying rising levels of urban poverty. ...
Potential for a South African aquaculture industry on the Northern Cape’s Namaqualand Coast
Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2008
The question of land-use is likely to remain a stumbling block for potential fish farmers because access to coastal land will continue to pose a formidable obstacle. This is because most coastal land has been zoned, plus the land that...
The value chain approach for mountain development: case studies from Uttarakhand, India
D. Choudhary; I. Ghosh; S. Chauhan; S. Bahti; M. Juyal / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2013
This working paper highlights that the level of poverty among mountain populations is linked, directly or indirectly, with specific mountain conditions like geographic isolation, socio-cultural marginalisation, poor physical and econo...
Transport and the urban poor
M. Mokonyama / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2008
he aim of the paper is to articulate necessary state interventions to improve transport services for the urban poor in South Africa. The paper forms part of a larger study intended to inform a strategic response to the challenges of t...
Challenges of inclusive cities: making urban spaces and places for all
N. Mammon; K. Ewing; J. Patterson / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2008
This paper looks at the duality of urban contexts in South Africa that is of unprecedented opulence on the one hand and remarkable deprivation on the other. Although focused on the second economy as required by the terms of reference ...
Creating access to economic opportunities in small and medium sized towns
D. Atkinson / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2008
Small towns are now seen as a necessary and important link to the development of rural regions, and the role of small towns as service centres, within a hierarchy of settlements, is emphasised. However, whereas the focus in the 1960s ...
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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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