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NGO’s approach to community development in rural Cambodia
C. P. Viriya / Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace, 2009
In the year 2000, the eight Millennium Development Goals have been declared and require all developed and developing nations to cooperate and set target individually by 2015 for common enemy, the poverty. Regarding grassroots communit...
Does participatory budgeting have an effect on the quality of public services? The case of Peru’s water and sanitation sector
M. Jaramillo; L. Alcázar / Global Development Network, 2013
Since 2004 the government of Peru has implemented a process of participatory budgeting (PB), which is mandatory for every sub-national government. This paper analyses the link from PB to coverage and water service quality indicators. ...
Small Farmers in High Value Chains: Binding or Relaxing Constraints to Inclusive Growth?
R. M. Briones / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2014
Linking small farmers to modern markets, whether domestically or for export, increasingly entails participation in modern supply chains coordinated by contract farming. Concerns have been raised regarding the possible disadvantages fr...
The peacebuilding role of civil society in Southern Africa
Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2005
Civil society has contributed extensively to the reintroduction of plural political dispensations and constitutional reforms in the post-Cold War era. In Zambia, the Southern African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes ...
Tackling Urban Violence in Mumbai and Cape Town through Citizen Engagement and Community Action
J. Gupte; T. Shahrokh; J. Wheeler / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2014
Urban violence is an urgent and growing problem in many cities across the world. It comes in a multitude of forms such as gender-based violence, gangs and drug-related violence, police violence, religious riots, vigilante groups, and ...
Building peace in Southern Africa: policy brief
A. Adebajo (ed); M. Paterson (ed) / Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2011
The Centre for Conflict Resolution (CCR) in Cape Town, South Africa, hosted a policy research seminar in Cape Town on February 2010 on the theme: “Building Peace in Southern Africa”. The meeting assessed Southern Af...
Adedeji at 80: moving Africa from rhetoric to Action: policy brief
A. Adebajo (ed); M. Paterson / Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2011
This CCR policy brief is based on a high-level Millennium Symposium held by the Nigeria-based African Centre for Development and Strategic Studies (ACDESS), in December 2010 in Ijebu-Ode, Nigeria. The meeting provided an opportunity f...
Self Help Groups as vehicle of empowerment
Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2014
The emergence of Self Help Groups (SHG) movement in India can be traced to the informal groups which historically people formed with others who have something in common with them, and oppressed people joining together to overcome the ...
Meeting of the family of citizen - led assessments I n Kampala, Uganda
Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2014
Citizen-led assessments emerged from the global South and are carried out by citizen groups. At present the network is a loose and voluntary affiliation of member organizations that has grown in an organic, “bottom up” way...
Study on understanding SHG as programme for economic and social empowerment of women in India and LIC
Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2014
Initially visualised as a platform for financial intermediation, over the past decades, the self-help group (SHG) movement in India has emerged as an effective institution to address socio-economic empowerment of women. This dr...
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NGO’s approach to community development in rural Cambodia
C. P. Viriya / Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace, 2009
In the year 2000, the eight Millennium Development Goals have been declared and require all developed and developing nations to cooperate and set target individually by 2015 for common enemy, the poverty. Regarding grassroots communit...
Does participatory budgeting have an effect on the quality of public services? The case of Peru’s water and sanitation sector
M. Jaramillo; L. Alcázar / Global Development Network, 2013
Since 2004 the government of Peru has implemented a process of participatory budgeting (PB), which is mandatory for every sub-national government. This paper analyses the link from PB to coverage and water service quality indicators. ...
Small Farmers in High Value Chains: Binding or Relaxing Constraints to Inclusive Growth?
R. M. Briones / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2014
Linking small farmers to modern markets, whether domestically or for export, increasingly entails participation in modern supply chains coordinated by contract farming. Concerns have been raised regarding the possible disadvantages fr...
The peacebuilding role of civil society in Southern Africa
Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2005
Civil society has contributed extensively to the reintroduction of plural political dispensations and constitutional reforms in the post-Cold War era. In Zambia, the Southern African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes ...
Tackling Urban Violence in Mumbai and Cape Town through Citizen Engagement and Community Action
J. Gupte; T. Shahrokh; J. Wheeler / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2014
Urban violence is an urgent and growing problem in many cities across the world. It comes in a multitude of forms such as gender-based violence, gangs and drug-related violence, police violence, religious riots, vigilante groups, and ...
Building peace in Southern Africa: policy brief
A. Adebajo (ed); M. Paterson (ed) / Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2011
The Centre for Conflict Resolution (CCR) in Cape Town, South Africa, hosted a policy research seminar in Cape Town on February 2010 on the theme: “Building Peace in Southern Africa”. The meeting assessed Southern Af...
Adedeji at 80: moving Africa from rhetoric to Action: policy brief
A. Adebajo (ed); M. Paterson / Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2011
This CCR policy brief is based on a high-level Millennium Symposium held by the Nigeria-based African Centre for Development and Strategic Studies (ACDESS), in December 2010 in Ijebu-Ode, Nigeria. The meeting provided an opportunity f...
Self Help Groups as vehicle of empowerment
Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2014
The emergence of Self Help Groups (SHG) movement in India can be traced to the informal groups which historically people formed with others who have something in common with them, and oppressed people joining together to overcome the ...
Meeting of the family of citizen - led assessments I n Kampala, Uganda
Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2014
Citizen-led assessments emerged from the global South and are carried out by citizen groups. At present the network is a loose and voluntary affiliation of member organizations that has grown in an organic, “bottom up” way...
Study on understanding SHG as programme for economic and social empowerment of women in India and LIC
Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2014
Initially visualised as a platform for financial intermediation, over the past decades, the self-help group (SHG) movement in India has emerged as an effective institution to address socio-economic empowerment of women. This dr...
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Making All Voices Count (MAVC)
Making All Voices Count is a global initiative that supports innovation, scaling, and research to deepen existing innovations and help harness new technologies to enable citizen engagement and government responsiveness. This Grand Challenge focuses global attention on creative and cutting-edge solutions, including those that use mobile and web technology, to ensure the voices of all cit...
Recreation and Society in Africa, Asia and Latin America (RASAALA)
Recreation and Society in Africa, Asia and Latin America (RASAALA) encourages original research into the relationship between recreation (sports, games, tourism, pageants and carnivals, etc.) and communities (local, national and international) in Africa, Asia and Latin America. The journal publishes articles, reviews, review articles, and reports on all relevant domains (social, psychological, ec...
RioOnWatch
Catalytic Commuinities, a  nonprofit organisation and Rio de Janeiro-based NGO, launched Rio Olympics Neighborhood Watch (RioOnWatch), to bring visibility to favela community voices in the lead-up to the 2016 Olympics, to be held in Rio de Janeiro. The news site, RioOnWatch.org, is  theprimary vehicle for publishing the perspectives of community organizers, residents, and internatio...
West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI)
The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) was established by the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) in 2005 to reinforce the capacities of civil society in the sub-region. WACSI is a not-for-profit organisation that seeks to strengthen the institutional and operational capacities of civil society organisations through capacity strengthening programmes for increased and effective...
IEE Proceedings Communications
IEE Proceedings Communications is a journal, published by the Institution of Engineering and Technology, which covers all aspects of the theory and practice of systems, networks and applications involving line, mobile radio, satellite and optical technologies for telecommunications, and internet and multimedia communication.
African Online Scientific Information Systems (AOSIS)
Information systems focusing on Africa
BetterEvaluation
BetterEvaluation is an international collaboration to improve evaluation practice and theory by sharing information about options (methods or tools) and approaches. It offers online tools and materials  organised into tasks: Approaches, Themes and  Resources.
Amazon Environmental Research Institute (IPAM)
A non-profit, independent research, policy and outreach organisation working towards achieving sustainable development in the Amazon region
Forestry Nepal
Gateway to forestry information on Nepal.
Center for Participatory Research and Development (CPRD)
Center for Participatory Research and Development is an independent, non-profit policy, research and implementation institute.
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