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The rapid appraisal of a knowledge system : the health system of Guarani Indians in Bolivia
Laurent Umans / Indigenous Knowledge and Development Monitor - Indigenous Knowledge WorldWide 1997
In the traditional health system of the Guarani Indians of the Izozog region of southeastern Bolivia, a pivotal role is reserved for the "payes", shamans who possess ancestral knowledge and supernatural healing powers. But there also ...
Indigenous seed practices for sustainable agriculture
Pamela G. Fernandez / Indigenous Knowledge and Development Monitor - Indigenous Knowledge WorldWide 1994
A shift to sustainable agriculture (SA) requires fundamental changes to the seed production paradigm. It is important for farmers, particularly those in the Third World, to have control over their seed. This requires a knowledge and a...
Traditional African values and their use in implementing Agenda 21
J.O. Kakonge / Indigenous Knowledge and Development Monitor - Indigenous Knowledge WorldWide 1995
This article argues that efforts to achieve the promotion of sustainable development within the framework of Agenda 21 should be based on reexamining and applying indigenous knowledge and techniques, as opposed to the wholesale import...
IDA 12: A Chance to Deliver on World Bank Promises
Oxfam 1988
Assessment of group-based savings/credit scheme in rural Pakistan
People's Participation, FAO SD Dimensions 1998
This report is the result of a consultancy undertaken between 25.09 and 11.12.97 concerning a detailed study of the savings-credit component of the FAO participatory rural development project "Involvement of the rural poor in developm...
Empowering the rural disabled in Asia and the Pacific
People's Participation, FAO SD Dimensions 1997
Asia and Pacific countries have designated 1993-2002 the "Decade for the Disabled" - ten years to raise awareness of the problems of millions of disabled men, women and children. Report is based on papers presented at a recent FAO Rou...
Participation in practice: Lessons from the FAO People's Participation Programme
People's Participation, FAO SD Dimensions 1997
Starting in the early '80s, the FAO People's Participation Programme (PPP) used small-scale projects in Africa, Asia and Latin America to develop strategies for organizing grass roots rural people in small, informal, self-reliant grou...
The Internet as a Research and Learning Tool: a Review of its Use for the Study of Local Government and Decentralisation in Latin America
L. Montiel / International Development Department, University of Birmingham 1998
The use of Internet as a research and learning tool is a recent phenomena. Latin American Studies in general, but the area of local government and decentralisation, specifically, may benefit a great deal by using these new approaches....
Rethinking Policy Options for Watershed Management by Local Communities: Combining Equity, Efficiency and Ecological-Economic Viability
A.K. Gupta / Society for Research and Initiatives for Sustainable Technologies and Institutions 1999
Argues for certain basic re-thinking in the policy options for viable watershed management by combining local knowledge with the formal science through rejuvenated or revitalized traditional institutions. Part one reviews the policy e...
Compensating local communities for conserving biodiversity: how much, who will, how and when
A.K. Gupta / Society for Research and Initiatives for Sustainable Technologies and Institutions 1999
Large number of local communities across the world have shared unhesitatingly their knowledge about local biodiversity and its different uses with outsiders including researchers, corporations, gene collectors and of course, activists...
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A look at sustainable livelihoods and ethical trade through case studiers
Ethical Trade and Natural Resources Programme, NRI 1998
Explores the actual and potential contribution ethical trade can make to the achievement of sustainable rural livelihoods. Summary report includes a description of ethical trade (Section 2), followed by an analysis of the buil...
Political capital in the Sustainable Livelihoods approach
P. Baumann / Overseas Development Institute 2000
Looks at the Sustainable Livelihoods (SL) approach as an analytical framework. The potential of SL was examined by applying the framework for analysis in a research project on decentralised natural resource management in India.The SL ...
Irrigation Sector Guide: Socioeconomic and Gender Analysis Programme, FAO
Finance and Development, IMF 1998
Purpose of the guide is to support participatory planning of irrigation schemes and the integration of socioeconomic and gender issues in the planning process. The ultimate aim is to improve irrigation scheme performance, while streng...
Early experiences of sustainable livelihoods in DFID
C. Ashley; D. Carney / Department for International Development, UK 1999
DFID review of conceptual development of sustainable livelihoods research and early experiences with programme implementation The approach was was found to be useful for: supporting systematic analysis of povert...
Livelihoods diversification in rural development
F. Ellis / Natural Resource Perspectives, ODI 1999
Examines livelihood diversification as a survival strategy of rural households in developing countries. Although still of central importance, farming on its own is increasingly unable to provide a sufficient means of survival in rural...
Key sheets for sustainable livelihoods
Department for International Development, UK 1998
Aim of this series to provide a reference point for DFID decision-making about various aspects of service delivery and resource management. The series will also analyse different aspects of the policy process and options for donor int...
To what extent can aquaculture help poverty reduction?
P. Edwards / Natural Resource Perspectives, ODI 2000
Aquaculture is often viewed narrowly as intensive culture of salmon and shrimp to provide high value products for luxury markets and is often associated with environmental degradation. The promotion of aquaculture for rural developmen...
Sustainable livelihoods manual for field projects on adaptive strategies
International Institute for Sustainable Development, Winnipeg 1995
Manual on project design. Aims to ensure that teams select an appropriate mix of available research methods, particularly those based on participatory methods, so as to link meaningful field studies withpolicy research and thus achiev...
The contributions of ethical trade to sustainable livelihoods
D. Crucefix / Ethical Trade and Natural Resources Programme, NRI 1998
Examines the contribution ethical trade initiatives can make towards the goal of sustainable rural livelihoods. The experience of organic agriculture projects in developing and in-transition countries is the particular focus of this r...
Toolkit: analysing livelihoods at the local level
Socioeconomic And Gender Analysis Programme, FAO 1998
The Field Level Handbookis written for field workers: extensionists, government and non-government field workers, private- and public-sector development consultants, community organisers and leaders of local groups and institutions.Ha...
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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)
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
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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