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Decentralisation: a survey of literature from a human development perspective (Klugman / UNDP)
Human Development Report Office, UNDP 1999
Decentralization has been a popular theme in development thinking and practice for at least two decades. The interest here lies in the impact of ...
Integrating gender into emergency responses (BRIDGE)
Rural poverty in Ecuador : a qualitative assessment
Jesko Hentschel; William F. Waters; Anna Kathryn Vandever Webb / Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank 1996
This report aims to assess what poverty means to marginalized rural families, what kind of survival strategies families use in times of hardship, and what these families believe is needed to alleviate their poverty. The rural families...
Decentralized rural development and enhanced community participation : a casestudy from Northeast Brazil / Johan van Zyl ... [et al.]
Johan Van Zyl / Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank 1995
The positive experience with the latest rural development intervention in Northeast Brazil suggests that rapid progress can be made if community participation is enhanced and decision making authority is decentralized to lower levels ...
Public choices between lifesaving programs : how important are lives saved?
Maureen L. Cropper; Uma Subramanian / Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank 1995
Do funding priorities for health and safety policies reflect irrational fears the "disaster of the month" rather than address more fundamental problems? A thousand people were surveyed to gauge popular feelings about funding choices b...
FAO Plan of Action for Women in Development
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 1999
Decentralising Aid and its Management in Uganda: Lessons for Capacity-building at the Local Level
G. Kasumba / European Centre for Development Policy Management 1999
Organising for a Philosophy of Internationalism and Multi-Disciplinarity in the Social Sciences: the Case of CROP, the Comparative Research Programme on Poverty
Else Øyen / Comparative Research Programme on Poverty 1999
Agriculture and the policy environment: Zambia and Zimbabwe: political dreams and policy nightmares
Doris J. Jansen; Andrew Rukovo / OECD Development Centre 1992
The paper examines the effect of differing policies in the post-independence period on the agricultural and overall economic performance of Zambia and Zimbabwe. It focuses on the interaction between macroeconomic and agricultural poli...
ILO Governing Body Document on Child Labour Committee on Employment and Social Policy (GB.264/ESP/1)
International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour 1999
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Technological transformation and rural industrialisation: a must in promoting agricultural productivity and non-farm employment
Economic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania 2000
This article suggests that the crucial impetus for promoting agricultural productivity and non-farm employment, in Tanzania, would have to come from a technological transformation of the agricultural sector and rural industrialisation...
Soil fertility policies must be relevant to all stakeholders
H.C.K. Kinyanjui / International Institute for Environment and Development 2000
This paper analyses the way in which certain soil fertility policies have evolved, and how stakeholders perceive them. It attempts to understand better the tools and processes involved in formulating and implementing policies and meth...
Comparing PPA and household surveys on poverty trends: what recommendations arise from this analysis?
R. McGee / Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development, Uganda 2000
This article results from consultancy work attempting to clarify the picture on poverty trends, identify areas which require further work and any further findings from the analysis which require policy action. This analytical work foc...
Prospects for participatory policy making
J. Keeley; I. Scoones / Institute of Development Studies UK 2000
This paper asks why policy processes in Zimbabwe have consistently reinforced a highly technocratic approach to natural resources management, while excluding alternative perspectives and framings of problems for policy. Politic...
Transparency, participation and decentralisation are required to resist the globalisation of corruption
S. Hawley / The Corner House, UK 2000
Deals with the globalisation of corruption. The article suggests that if corruption is growing throughout the world, it is largely a result of the rapid privatisation (and associated practices of contracting-out and concessions) of pu...
Does Participatory Poverty Assessment improve the effectiveness of poverty reduction policy?
A. Norton / Overseas Development Institute 2001
This article takes a critical look at participatory poverty assessment (PPA) as a methodology and investigates the use of this methodology in various case-studies. The article: summarises key findings from recent...
PRSPs do not focus on implementation processes and intermediate project outputs sufficiently
D. Booth / Overseas Development Institute 2001
This report reflects the first stage of a desk study of good practice in the development of PRSP indicators and monitoring systems. The article focuses on five main areas that are of potential importance in PRSP monitoring: ...
Notions of gender and power need to be reconsidered
A. Cornwall / Institute of Development Studies UK 2001
This paper emphasises that there is a need to rethink 'gender' and associated issues of power and powerlessness that are central to both Gender and Development (GAD) and participatory development. This article indicates that: ...
PRA as a human rights-based approach to development
G. Pratt / Institute of Development Studies UK 2001
This paper discusses the notions of practitioners of PRA (Participatory Rural Appraisal) in Nepal. The paper explores the history of PRA, the challenges facing PRA practice and participation. The article contextualises the adve...
How can participatory approaches improve the practice of veterinary epidemiology?
A. Catley; J. Mariner / International Institute for Environment and Development 2001
This paper provides an overview of recent experiences with the use of participatory approaches and methods to understand livestock diseases in pastoral areas. These experiences include the emergence of participatory epidemiology as a ...
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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...
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...
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,, 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)
The AOSIS eCPD® division offers accessible further education (CPD) for professionals. They form partnerships with various content experts to provide high-quality online CPD to different professional groups. In 2013 AOSIS OpenExperts™ was launched to address the need for effective scholarly society support. The company aims to provide clients with a comprehensive solution that...
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)
Amazon Environmental Research Institute (IPAM) is a non-profit, independent research, policy and outreach organisation working towards achieving sustainable development in the Amazon region in a way that reconciles people’s economic aspirations and social justice with the maintenance of the functional integrity of tropical forest landscapes.  Made up of scientists and educators, the rem...
Forestry Nepal
The Forestry Nepal website aims to facilitate online networking among Nepalese foresters, to provide a platform to share news and information and to promote forest science among the general public. The content on the community portal is produced by the Nepalese forestry community and the website is maintained by a voluntary group of foresters. The site includes a blog, forum, the possi...
Center for Participatory Research and Development (CPRD)
The Center for Participatory Research and Development (CPRD) promotes people-centred sustainable development by innovation, application and advancement of appropriate scientific, technical and local knowledge through research, developing models, demonstration and implementation. The research institute was formed in 2006 to implement participatory action research, development policy research and ad...
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