FEEDBACK
Jump to content

Items 1841 to 1850 of 1879

A community approach to environmental education
R.P. Grieser / US Agency for International Development 1999
Report on the Green COM/Mali project which aimed to increase environmental knowledge and awareness, and to mobilize communities around environmental issues. The project worked with the Ministry of Basic Education, the Ministry of the ...
Lessons learned from a youth-orientated participatory development project
G El Sawi / US Agency for International Development 2000
Looks at USAID / USDA 's rural youth initiative programme in Uganda and Zambia. The pilot programmes focused on three primary activities: U.S.-based Youth in Development Consultation and Study Tours: youth repres...
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: ...
Items 1841 to 1850 of 1879

Items 1841 to 1707 of 1707

Indigenous participation in resource development: a paradigm shift
S. Molodecky / Latin American Center for Rural Development 2016
Indigenous Peoples as a demographic are amongst the poorest and most marginalized on the planet. Many have been displaced and exist in territories where extreme conditions make sustainable economic development challenging, wit...
Participatory identification of climate-smart agriculture priorities
Climate Change Agriculture Food Security 2016
With the concept climate-smart agriculture (CSA) being relatively new, there is a need to test and develop practical and systematic methodologies and approaches for documenting and evaluating CSA practices in the field. The implementa...
Gender and inclusion toolbox: participatory research in climate change and agriculture
Climate Change Agriculture Food Security 2016
This manual introduces a wide range of participatory strategies and tools for research to guide the implementation of climate smart agriculture and efforts to achieve food security in rural communities. It is intended for NGO ...
Learning from young people about their lives: using participatory methods to research the impacts of AIDS in southern Africa
N. Ansell; F. Hajdu; L. van Blerk; E. Robson / Children's Geographies 2012
Methods of participatory research have become popular among children’s geographers as they are believed to enable young people to speak openly about their lives in unthreatening contexts. In this paper the authors reflect...
Children’s mobility in Ghana: an SBHA Special Issue
G. Porter (ed); K. Hampshire (ed) / Society, Biology and Human Affairs 2010
Children throughout Sub-Saharan Africa are extraordinarily mobile. Every day children travel to school, to markets, to fetch water and firewood, to work on farms and take farm produce to grinding mills, as well as to visit friends and...
Income generating activities as components of sustainable rural livelihoods for young southern Africans - AIDS and other constraints
The Geographical Journal 2011
The literature dedicated to exploring rural livelihoods in southern Africa has devoted comparatively little attention to non-agricultural livelihoods, as several authors have pointed out. This gap in knowledge about non-agricultural l...
The equity impact of participatory women's groups to reduce neonatal mortality in India: secondary analysis of a cluster-randomised trial
International Journal of Epidemiology 2013
Progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) has been uneven. Inequalities in child health are large and effective interventions rarely reach the most in need. Little is known about how to reduce these inequalities. We des...
Communities and conservation in West Kilimanjaro, Tanzania : participation, costs and benefits
S. B. Mariki / Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2015
This thesis contributes to the current debate on how to balance conservation and development objectives. The extent of land under protection globally has increased enormously over the last 30 years, and there are still plans to expand...
Voices from the field: using Photovoice to explore impacts of climate change on mental health in Nepal
Global Environmental Health 2016
Photovoice is a participatory research method that uses photos as a tool for deconstructing problems and questions raised by community members, with the goal of generating actionable solutions. The method enhances and builds c...
Does less engaged mean less empowered? Political participation lags among African youth, especially women
Afrobarometer 2016
The African Union (AU) Assembly declared 2009 - 2018 the "African Youth Decade" and released an action plan to promote youth empowerment and development throughout the continent, including by raising young citizens' representation and...
Items 1841 to 1707 of 1707

Items 1841 to 172 of 172

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...
Items 1841 to 172 of 172