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An Assessment of European - aided Watershed Development Projects in India from the Perspective of Poverty Reduction and the poor
K.N. Ninan / Danish Institute for International Studies 1998
The paper assesses four Watershed Development Projects in India supported by European donors, namely Karnataka Watershed Development Project (Danida), Doon Valley Integrated Watershed Management Project (European Commission), Karnatak...
Annual Review of Development Effectiveness (ARDE), World Bank
Operations Evaluations Division, World Bank 1999
Report synthesizes the results of individual evaluations completed during the previous calendar year; It provides an overview of the Bank's portfolio performance
Gender and Participation in Agricultural Development Planning
Gender and Development, FAO Sustainable Dimensions 1999
Based on documentation produced for a "Workshop on Gender and Participation in Agricultural Planning: Harvesting Best Practices", held in Rome on 8 -12 December, 1997. The workshop was organized by the FAO Women in Development Service...
Economic and social components of migration in two regions of Southern Province, Zambia
L Cliggett / Centre for Development Studies, Bath University 1997
Paper addresses the migration process in the Zambia's Southern Province. Until recently when droughts and cattle diseases have begun to plague the area, Southern Province was known for its ideal farming conditions. Monze district has ...
Agricultural change under structural adjustment and other shocks in Zambia
L Bangwe / Centre for Development Studies, Bath University 1997
The agricultural sectors of many economies in Sub-Saharan Africa have been profoundly affected by policy changes comprising part of the wider process of structural adjustment. Government controls on exchange rates, interest rates, far...
Through a gender lens: Resources for Population, Health and Nutrition Projects
Family Health International 1998
Reviews existing models and methodologies for incorporating a gender perspective into U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) development initiatives. Its purpose is to make preliminary recommendations and to initiate discus...
Hardship in the midst of plenty [Homelessness in developed countries]
P. Alston / The Progress of Nations Report, UNICEF 1999
Throughout history, homelessness has been a haunting human fear. In every century, disasters, whether the result of human actions or of nature, have left behind troops of wanderers: men, women and children with no space to claim as th...
The Urban Labour Market During Structural Adjustment: Ethiopia 1990-1997
P. Krishnan; Tesfaye Gebre Selassie; S. Dercon / Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford 1998
Paper examines the effects of reform and structural adjustment on the urban labour market in Ethiopia using a combination of cross-section and panel data based on surveys conducted both pre- and post- reform. During this period Ethiop...
Child labor and schooling in Ghana
Sudharshan Canagarajah; Harold Coulombe / Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank 1997
To improve human capital and reduce the incidence of child labor in Ghana, the country's school systems should reduce families' schooling costs, adapt to the constraints on schooling in rural areas (where most children must work at le...
Smallholder Cash-Cropping, Food-Cropping Food Security in Mozambique's Cotton Belt
P.J. Strasberg / Food Security III Cooperative Agreement, Michigan State University 1997
As Mozambique recovers from war and undergoes economic reform, given its favorable agroecological endowment and its highly rural population, improved agricultural performance is essential to three government policy objectives: 1) smal...
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Participatory assessment in community forestry
K. Schoonmaker Freudenberger / Forests, Trees and People Programme and Network, FAO - SLU 1994
Manual offers guidelines for using rapid appraisal methods to gather information on tenure and natural resource management. It translates the concepts elaborated in Community Forestry Note 5, rapid appraisal of tree and land tenure. T...
Effects of Agricultural Commercialization on Food Crop Input Use and Productivity in Kenya
P.J. Strasberg; T.S. Jayne; T. Yamano; J. Nyoro; D. Karanja; J. Strauss / Food Security III Cooperative Agreement, Michigan State University 1999
Analyses the effects of smallholder commercialization on foodcrop input use and productivity in rural Kenya. The main research issues were: To examine the determinants of smallholder fertilizer use on food crops, with ...
Why have women mobilised around disarmament and peace?
United Nations [UN] Department for Disarmament Affairs 2001
This paper demonstrates women's long term struggles for disarmament, examining, for example, UN conferences involving women and peace, the Liberian Women's Initiative. The paper then offers concrete implications: making...
Journal on Grassroots development issues by the Inter-American Foundation (IAF)
Inter-American Foundation 1999
Some full-text back issues. Grassroots Development, the journal of the Inter-American Foundation, reports on the experiences of IAF grantees and analyzes development issues of concern to the IAF.
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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...
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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