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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 ...
The role of community conversations in facilitating local HIV competence: case study from rural Zimbabwe
BMC Public Health 2013
This journal article examines the potential of using community conversations to strengthen positive responses to HIV in resource-poor environments. Guided by a facilitator, community members collectively identify local strengths and c...
India’s National Rural Employment Guarantee Act: women’s participation and impacts in Himachal Pradesh, Kerala and Rajasthan
R. M. Sudarshan / Institute of Development Studies UK 2011
This research examines women's participation in NREGS (National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme) in selected areas in three states: Kerala, Himachal and Rajasthan. The Indian government's NREGS has succeeded in bringing large number...
Local perspectives on climate change: participatory video in Somotillo, Nicaragua
M. Koningstein; S. Azadegan / Climate Change Agriculture Food Security 2015
Participatory Video is a methodology premised on particular attitudes and behaviors that value collective and consensual decision-making and equalized power relations, seeking local solutions to local problems, through coming together...
Bringing learning to light: the role of citizen-led assessments in shifting the education agenda
Results for Development Institute 2015
As governments and donors focused on increasing access to education in the wake of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the issue of learning received comparatively little concerted attention. Some organisations working in countri...
Gender equality as a pathway for sustainable development: lessons learned in Eastern and Southern Africa
A. Torkelsson; F. Ciribello; M. Westman / Center for International Forestry Research 2015
In order to advance sustainable development in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), it is necessary to address cross-cutting issues on gender, environment, and climate change simultaneously. Despite this, a key cha...
Gender-focused, community-led development in rural Africa: The Hunger Project’s Epicenter Strategy
2015
The Hunger Project is a global, non-profit organisation committed to the sustainable end to world hunger. For the last twenty years, they have been supporting the implementation of the African created and led Epicenter Strategy, which...
Mutual benefits of emPOWERing women for sustainable and inclusive development
United Nations [UN] Industrial Development Organization 2015
The energy and gender nexus is based on the recognition that men and women have different needs and priorities with regard to energy, stemming from gendered societal and cultural roles. Without access to energy, women often face espec...
Rethinking spatial inequalities in development: the primacy of politics and power relations
A.G. Abdulai / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre 2014
This paper offers a political explanation to the problem of spatial inequality in developing countries, paying particular attention to the implications of patronage politics and inter-elite power relations for the spatial distribution...
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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 ...
The role of community conversations in facilitating local HIV competence: case study from rural Zimbabwe
BMC Public Health 2013
This journal article examines the potential of using community conversations to strengthen positive responses to HIV in resource-poor environments. Guided by a facilitator, community members collectively identify local strengths and c...
India’s National Rural Employment Guarantee Act: women’s participation and impacts in Himachal Pradesh, Kerala and Rajasthan
R. M. Sudarshan / Institute of Development Studies UK 2011
This research examines women's participation in NREGS (National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme) in selected areas in three states: Kerala, Himachal and Rajasthan. The Indian government's NREGS has succeeded in bringing large number...
Local perspectives on climate change: participatory video in Somotillo, Nicaragua
M. Koningstein; S. Azadegan / Climate Change Agriculture Food Security 2015
Participatory Video is a methodology premised on particular attitudes and behaviors that value collective and consensual decision-making and equalized power relations, seeking local solutions to local problems, through coming together...
Bringing learning to light: the role of citizen-led assessments in shifting the education agenda
Results for Development Institute 2015
As governments and donors focused on increasing access to education in the wake of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the issue of learning received comparatively little concerted attention. Some organisations working in countri...
Gender equality as a pathway for sustainable development: lessons learned in Eastern and Southern Africa
A. Torkelsson; F. Ciribello; M. Westman / Center for International Forestry Research 2015
In order to advance sustainable development in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), it is necessary to address cross-cutting issues on gender, environment, and climate change simultaneously. Despite this, a key cha...
Gender-focused, community-led development in rural Africa: The Hunger Project’s Epicenter Strategy
2015
The Hunger Project is a global, non-profit organisation committed to the sustainable end to world hunger. For the last twenty years, they have been supporting the implementation of the African created and led Epicenter Strategy, which...
Mutual benefits of emPOWERing women for sustainable and inclusive development
United Nations [UN] Industrial Development Organization 2015
The energy and gender nexus is based on the recognition that men and women have different needs and priorities with regard to energy, stemming from gendered societal and cultural roles. Without access to energy, women often face espec...
Rethinking spatial inequalities in development: the primacy of politics and power relations
A.G. Abdulai / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre 2014
This paper offers a political explanation to the problem of spatial inequality in developing countries, paying particular attention to the implications of patronage politics and inter-elite power relations for the spatial distribution...
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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...
Practice In Participation
Practice In Participation is a joint venture of Asian civil society organisations committed to promoting participatory practices in the empowerment of excluded citizens worldwide. Focus is on maintaining and presenting a platform for archiving and creating a repository of ‘grey literature’, especially for community-based organisations. It is an invited space for practitioner...
Equity and Justice Working Group (EJWG)
Equity and Justice Working Group (EJWG) is an alliance of NGO and CSO activists in Bangladesh. The mission of EJWG is to promote policy debate and practice/behavioral changes through activism and mass mobilization with micro macro linkages. The strategies used to meet EJWG's goal include: positive engagement with government; disseminate macro level policy discourse at the micro level,...
The African Institute for Community-Driven Development (Khanya-aicdd)
The African Institute for Community-Driven Development (Khanya-aicdd) is an African centre of expertise on community-driven development and sustainable livelihoods. They are committed to a transformation process which fundamentally addresses socio-economic inequalities and the needs of the poor. They seek sustainable African solutions to African problems, while learning from best practice els...
Committee for Asian Women (CAW)
Committee for Asian Women promotes employment, equal labour standards and participation in decision making for all women workers.
Rural Reconstruction Nepal
Rural Reconstruction Nepal's (RRN) strategic objective is to empower people through: implementing development programmes from a rights based perspectives in order to improve the socio-economic status of the poor, oppressed and vulnerable groups in rural areas and arresting the accelerating degradation of natural resources conducting action orientated research on re...
International Conference on Engaging Communities
2005 UN and Queensland government organised conference resulting in the Brisbane Declaration on Community Engagement.
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