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Child Labour in commercial agriculture in Africa
International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour 1999
This paper seeks to review briefly the available evidence on the extent and types of child labour in the commercial agriculture sector in the Africa region. Information and data are included from case-studies carried out on the child ...
GIS technology transfer : an ecological approach : final report
J. Ronald Eastman; James Toledano / Office of Arid Land Studies University of Arizona 1996
The GIS technology transfer approach described here addresses the issue of sustainable technology transfer in a development setting. It was prompted by a growing discontent within the development community, and the Bureau for Africa, ...
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa: full text of Convention
Convention to Combat Desertification 1994
Full text of the Convention to Combat Desertification, which was elaborated by the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INCD) and signed in June 1994. Also available from the CCD WWW site in French and English
Women's Work and the Household in Latin America. A discussion of the literature
Julie Koch Laier / Danish Institute for International Studies 1999
The paper discusses the existing literature on women's work and the household in Latin America. This should be seen in the context of women increasingly entering the labour market in Latin America - as increasing interest among academ...
Human Population, Biodiversity and Protected Areas: Science and Policy Issues
V. Dompka / American Association for the Advancement of Science 1997
Proceedings from a 1995 meeting, including overview papers, case studies from Kenya, India, Indonesia, Colombia, Ecuador and the United States, and specific recommendations.
Guidelines for participatory research projects in health
Institute of Health Promotion Research, University of British Columbia 1995
This document, produced by the Institute of Health Research, Canada, outlines a set of guidelines for participatory research in health promotion. These guidelines are intended for use by grant application reviewers to appraise whether...
People, Parks and Biodiversity: Issues in Population-Environment Dynamics
J.A. McNeely; G. Ness / American Association for the Advancement of Science 1995
This overview paper broadly addresses the complex relationship between biodiversity, people and protected areas. The authors see three main reasons why the relationship is problematic: first, biological diversity ("biodiversity") is a...
Community based conservation
M.C.J. Cruz / American Association for the Advancement of Science 1995
This overview paper stresses what most of the authors believe: that in order to successfully manage biodiversity, local residents and resource users must be involved, and the people who are affected by conservation projects must be pa...
Participatory Action Research : Getting the Job Done
K. Seymour-Rolls; I. Hughes / Action Research on Web 1999
This paper seeks to: 1.Describe PAR using a conceptual framework - The Moments by Definition 2.Provide a working framework to undertake PAR - The Moments by Method : 3.Propose a research project utili...
Desertification and drought - extent and consequences proposal for a participatory approach to combat desertification
FAO Hypermedia Collection on Desertification 1995
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LDCs influencing NGO funding priorities: the case of Thailand
C. Johnson / Overseas Development Institute 2001
Paper addresses the debate that the gap between local priorities and NGO accountability can be wide. It explores a highly informal line of accountability that emerged between an internationally funded NGO and a village community in so...
Poor people's view of the good life
PovertyNet, World Bank 1999
Also known as Consultations With The Poor, the report looks at poor people's definition of what comprises a good life, and the role of poverty. Based on interviews conducted using participative methods. The Consultations study ...
Recording and using indigenous knowledge: A manual
International Institute of Rural Reconstruction 1999
Indigenous knowledge (IK) is a valuable resource for development. Under certain circumstances it can be equal to or even be superior to the know- how introduced by outsiders. Development efforts should therefore consider IK and use it...
Manual for applying the often theoretical understanding of gender issues into practical development work
A. Vainio-Mattila / Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Department for International Development Cooperation / FINNIDA 1999
Gender analysis is used to examine the impacts of development on both women and men, and is used as the basic tool to develop policy and action towards gender equality. Manual can be used both as an individual study guide, or a...
Precede-Proceed Model of Health Promotion
L.W. Green / Institute of Health Promotion Research, University of British Columbia 1999
The goals of the model are to explain health-related behaviours and to design and evaluate the interventions designed to influence both the behaviours and the living conditions that influence them and their sequelae. This model has be...
The group enterprise book: A practical guide for Group Promoters to assist groups in setting up and running successful small enterprises
People's Participation, FAO SD Dimensions 1998
Book shows in simple illustrated steps how small enterprises can be developed and run by small groups in rural communities using a participative approach. It is intended for use by Group Promoters (or GPs), extension workers and other...
A field methodology for participatory self-evaluation ofPeople's Participation Programme (PPP) group and inter-group association performance
N. Uphoff / People's Participation, FAO SD Dimensions 1989
Manual for group Promoters to assist PPP groups in creating their own participatory self-evaluation capability. Identifies both problems that some groups are having and successes that various groups are achieving. These problems and s...
Details of an ILO research programme
International Labour Organization 1998
The Strategies and Tools against social Exclusion and Poverty global programme (STEP) of the International Labour Office (ILO) is active in two interdependent thematic areas: the extension of social protection to the excluded and inte...
Action Evaluation: Integrating Evaluation into the Intervention Process
J. Rothman / Action Evaluation Project, ARIA Group 1997
Describes development of the ARIA methodology for participative intervention in community and conflict situations
Macro-level Handbook: Socioeconomic and Gender Analysis Programme, FAO
Socioeconomic And Gender Analysis Programme, FAO 1998
Purpose of the Handbook is to provide conceptual frameworks, methods and tools which support participatory development planning -- the cornerstone of the SEAGA approach. Targets policy-and decision-makers who work at the international...
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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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