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Neglected Species, Livelihoods and Biodiversity in Difficult Areas: How should the Public Sector Respond?
R. Blench / Natural Resource Perspectives, ODI 1997
Recent research on neglected crop and animal species suggests that there exists an important gap between the priorities of development and research agencies and the way small farmers, both in Africa and elsewhere in the world, treat s...
Results orientated assistance: a USAID Sourcebook
US Agency for International Development 1998
Online guide the prepartion of reports in the development project cycle. Specifically focused on USAID requirements, but the structure/advice may be of wider relevance. "Aims to assist in the design, award, and administration o...
Decentralization, Local Governance and The Democratic Transition in Southern Africa: A Comparative Analysis
J.S. Wunsch / African Studies Quarterly 1997
This paper reports the results of a 1995-1996 comparative analysis of local government in the context of current political reforms in South Africa, Botswana, and Swaziland in an effort to arrive at the preconditions for efficient and ...
Organisational Roles in Farmer Participatory Research and Extension: Lessons from the Last Decade
J. Farrington / Natural Resource Perspectives, ODI 1998
Experience over the last decade suggests that participatory approaches to technical change are falling into two broad camps: public sector approaches are generally part of a client orientation strategy and rarely aim to do more than e...
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...
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Enhancing stakeholder participation in aid activities: technical note
Department for International Development, UK 1995
Recommendations on methods for encouraging participation in development projects Part One provides definitions and describes the extent to which we can at the moment answer the questions of why, when and how to encourage stakeh...
A method for integrating gender considerations in policy making for forests.
Forest Resources Assessment and National Forestry Action Plans (NFAP), FAO 1997
Aims to present a concrete and systematic mechanism through which gender considerations can be taken fully into account during the planning, implementation and review of national forest programmes. It highlights the importance of taki...
Livelihoods and watershed development in India
C. Turton; J. Farrington / Natural Resource Perspectives, ODI 1998
India is remarkable not only in the scale of its wastelands, and in the volume of government funds committed to reversing degradation, but especially in the attempt to link environmental improvement and poverty reduction. The governme...
Operationalizing sustainable Livelihood approaches: inter-agency experiences and lessons
C. Ashley; D. Carney / Department for International Development, UK 1999
This report emerges from an Inter-agency Forum on 'Operationalizing Sustainable Livelihoods Approaches', executed by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and supported by DFID. Lessons learned It is vital ...
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...
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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...
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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