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Parched prospects II: a revised long-term water supply and demand forecast for South Africa
S. Hedden / Institute for Security Studies 2016
It is likely that South Africa is overexploiting its water resources at the national level, as water withdrawals currently exceed reliable supply. using the international futures forecasting system, this paper forecasts that withdrawa...
Hatchery-bred milkfish fry: a must for fisheries development
D.C. Israel / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2000
Milkfish is the national fish of the Philippines not only because it is a favorite viand of the population. The milkfish industry has also been contributing about 10 percent, on average, to total fisheries production for the past two ...
Urban water pricing: the Metro Manila and Metro Cebu cases
Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2000
Water resource management in many major urban centers has failed to provide an economically efficient, socially equitable, and environmentally sustainable de- velopment, distribution and use of water resources. In the greater M...
Underwriting the Poor. A Global Fund for Social Protection
O De Schutter; M Sepulveda / UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights 2012
Seventy-five to eighty per cent of the world’s poor do not have comprehensive social protection, yet the total costs of introducing social protection would amount to only 2-6 per cent of global gross domestic product (GDP). Poor...
Gender inequality, risk and vulnerability in the rural economy: refocusing the public works agenda to take account of economic and social risks
R. Holmes; N. Jones / Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 2011
Although the gender-specific challenges of women’s largely unequal involvement in agricultural activities are generally well-articulated, social protection policy and programming have not adequately recognised the gendered exper...
How do social protection and labour programmes contribute to social inclusion? Evidence from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India and Nepal
B. Babajanian; J. Hagen-Zanker; R. Holmes / Overseas Development Institute 2014
Today, the positive effects of social protection and labour programmes on core dimensions of well- being such as food consumption and access to health and education are well-recognised. However, less is known about the ability of thes...
Issues in labour market inequality and women’s participation in India’s National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme
S. Dasgupta; R. M. Sudarsham / International Labour Organization 2011
The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee (MGNREGP or NREGP), functions as an income supplement for poor households by providing 100 days of work to a rural household, with 33 per cent of all workdays reserved for women w...
Governance and urban development: case study of Metro Manila
R.G. Manasan; R.G. Mercado / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 1999
This paper explains the evolution of the metropolitan organizations that have been established to oversee the development of Metro Manila, provides a survey of their responsibilities, authorities, organizational structure, financing, ...
Toward the sustainable development of the fisheries sector: an analysis of the Philippine Fisheries Code and the AFMA
D.C. Israel; R.M.G.R. Roque / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 1999
The fisheries sector hosts some of the worst environmental problems of the Philippines. Because of this, it is a critical arena in the effort to attain a more sustainable form of development in the country. The search for solutions to...
Implementation crucial to sustainable environmental management: on development policies, institutions and upland environment of Southeast Asia
A.C. Rola; I. Coxhead / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2004
Citing cases in various Southeast Asian uplands but focusing on a specific Philippine upland illustration in Bukidnon in Southern Philippines, this feature story looks at the relationship between development and the state of a country...
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How do social protection and labour programmes contribute to social inclusion? Evidence from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India and Nepal
B. Babajanian; J. Hagen-Zanker; R. Holmes / Overseas Development Institute 2014
Today, the positive effects of social protection and labour programmes on core dimensions of well- being such as food consumption and access to health and education are well-recognised. However, less is known about the ability of thes...
Issues in labour market inequality and women’s participation in India’s National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme
S. Dasgupta; R. M. Sudarsham / International Labour Organization 2011
The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee (MGNREGP or NREGP), functions as an income supplement for poor households by providing 100 days of work to a rural household, with 33 per cent of all workdays reserved for women w...
Governance and urban development: case study of Metro Manila
R.G. Manasan; R.G. Mercado / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 1999
This paper explains the evolution of the metropolitan organizations that have been established to oversee the development of Metro Manila, provides a survey of their responsibilities, authorities, organizational structure, financing, ...
Toward the sustainable development of the fisheries sector: an analysis of the Philippine Fisheries Code and the AFMA
D.C. Israel; R.M.G.R. Roque / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 1999
The fisheries sector hosts some of the worst environmental problems of the Philippines. Because of this, it is a critical arena in the effort to attain a more sustainable form of development in the country. The search for solutions to...
Implementation crucial to sustainable environmental management: on development policies, institutions and upland environment of Southeast Asia
A.C. Rola; I. Coxhead / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2004
Citing cases in various Southeast Asian uplands but focusing on a specific Philippine upland illustration in Bukidnon in Southern Philippines, this feature story looks at the relationship between development and the state of a country...
Poverty and environmental damage in Philippine agriculture: do trade policies matter?
2005
Is there some truth to the common assumption that upland farmers are insulated from and not directly affected by most economic policies? The authors of this brief note otherwise as they uncover the link between trade policies, poverty...
The State of Food and Agriculture: social protection and agriculture: breaking the cycle of rural poverty
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 2015
This edition of The State of Food and Agriculture 2015 reviews the effectiveness of social protection interventions in reducing poverty, raising food consumption, relieving household food insecurity and hunger, and promoting longer-te...
Call Center: a Sunrise Industry?
Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2006
The call center industry is one of the country’s bright prospects in the area of business process outsourcing (BPO). It started in year 2000 and became a significant activity in the services sector. In 2004, the country captured...
Women workers and the politics of claims-making in a globalizing economy
N. Kabeer / Political and Social Economy of Care (UNRISD) 2015
This paper draws on empirical studies to examine how the politics of claims-making by women workers in the Global South have evolved in the context of increased globalisation. The paper distinguishes between three categories of women ...
Work and welfare: revisiting the linkages from a gender perspective
S. Cook; S, Razavi / Political and Social Economy of Care (UNRISD) 2012
This paper takes a gender perspective to examine the relationship between employment and social policy. It challenges key assumptions about the translation of patterns of growth into welfare outcomes that are made in most poverty- and...
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Andes/Amazon Ecosystem Services and Poverty Alleviation (ESPA) program (ESPA-AA)
The Andes/Amazon Ecosystem Services Poverty Alleviation (ESPA-AA) project is part of the regional situation analyses initiative by Ecosystem Services Poverty Alleviation (ESPA), a research programme  developed by the Natural Environment Reserach Council (NERC), the Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) and theDepartment for International Development (DfID). The goal of the...
Livelihoods Connect (LC)
Livelihoods Connect aims to provide researchers, policy-makers and development practitioners with up-to-date, diverse and credible information on the application of livelihoods approaches to development, research, policy and practice. Originally a learning platform for the UK Department for International Development (DFID), over recent years Livelihoods Connect’s mandate has w...
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