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SMEs: the new phase in development cooperation?
K. King; S. McGrath / Centre of African Studies, Edinburgh 1998
The current policy fascination with pro-poor growth has important implications for the small enterprise development field. In policy for small enterprise there is often a stark divide between policies that see small enterprises as a m...
Building social capital: collective action, adoption of agricultural innovations, and poverty reduction in the Indian semi-arid tropics
D. Parthasarathy; V. K Chopde / International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics 2000
Social capital - ability and willingness to co-operate and work together for achieving common goals, and developing norms and networks for collective action - is crucial for successful uptake, diffusion, and impact of technological in...
Does post-Apartheid South Africa involve only one kind of freedom?
M.R. Carter; J. May / Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison 2000
This article explores the legacy of apartheid, which had much to do with the extraordinary levels of inequality and human insecurity. It investigates this subject through the first ever nationally representative living standards surve...
The debt situation in developing countries: the present situation and new initiatives to tackle it
Financing for Development 1999
The present report analyses recent developments in the debt situation of developing countries, as well as new initiatives introduced by the international community to tackle the debt problems of developing countries. Policy rec...
Petty-traders in peri-urban Africa: burgeoning class of entrepreneurs or underclass of underemployed and unemployed?
P.D. Little / Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison 1999
This article explores the increasing proliferation of petty traders, in Africa's sprawling peri-urban areas. Conclusions: The proliferation of petty traders in most peri-urban areas can be interpreted as an unhea...
Public opinion and development aid: is there a link?
G. R. Olsen / Danish Institute for International Studies 2000
The current international debate on aid to Africa seems to assume that public opinion matters, i.e. it presupposes the existence of a ‘bottom-up’ relationship between public opinion and aid policy. This paper shows th...
Adjustment loans do not benefit the poor
W. Easterly / Economic Growth Project, World Bank 2000
Paper suggests there is no evidence for a direct effect of structural adjustment on growth. The poor benefit less from output expansion in countries with many adjustment loans than in countries with few adjustment loans. By the same t...
How does geographical location effect consumption per capita?: the case of Peru
J. Escobel; M. Torero / Global Development Network 1999
The paper asks: what role do geographic variables, both natural and manmade, play in explaining per capita expenditures differentials across regions within Peru? How have these influences changed over time? ...
Changing notions of poverty: situating poverty in post-crisis Indonesia
A. Suryahadi; S. Sumarto; Y. Suharso; L. Pritchett / Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank 2000
This article looks critically at poverty within the context of the Indonesian crisis. The authors make the preliminary remark, that poverty is intrinsically a complex social construct, and even when it is narrowly defined by a deficit...
Vulnerability to poverty as a risk or probability measurement: applications in Indonesia
L Pritchett; A Suryahadi; S Sumarto / Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank 2000
This article suggests that vulnerability is an important aspect of households' experience of poverty. Many households, while not currently in poverty, recognize that they are vulnerable to events-a bad harvest, a lost job, an illness,...
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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...
Implications for the design and targetting of more formal safety nets
S. Devereux / Institute of Development Studies UK 1999
Examines role of informal safety nets in providing protection against livelihood shocks. Summarises state of knowledge on informal safety nets by reviewing available literature and also reporting on household survey carried out...
The contributions of migration for poor households 
A. Haan / Department for International Development, UK 2000
Aims to inform development policy debates with an improved understanding of migration. The paper starts from the idea that these debates pay too little attention to the contribution of migration to poverty reduction: policies tend to ...
Sustainable livelihoods approaches and policy on poverty reduction
A. Norton; M. Foster / Overseas Development Institute 2001
This paper looks at the question of whether sustainable livelihood approaches have value at the level of overall policy on poverty reduction, and specifically addresses to what extent the approach might be used in support of poverty r...
Sustainable livelihoods as an approach to poverty alleviation
J. Farrington; D. Carney; C. Ashley; C. Turton / Natural Resource Perspectives, ODI 1999
What is poverty – and how it can best be addressed – are central questions at conceptual and practical levels in international development. Increased donor commitment to tackling poverty has made the search for answers mor...
Features and challenges in applying the sustainable livelihoods approach
D. Carney / Overseas Development Institute 1998
This article outlines some of the features of the 'livelihoods approach' to development, and why these are likely to be more successful in reducing poverty than previous approaches over the past five decades. Casting aside the assumpt...
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...
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...
Extension needs to concentrate on reducing vulnerablility
I. Cristoplos; J. Farrington; A.D. Kidd / Department for International Development, UK 2001
This inception paper reviews recent trends in poverty, vulnerability and extension, and the policy context in which extension is located. The paper concludes that: poverty is multi-faceted, but as the Sustainabl...
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Infectious Diseases of Poverty
Infectious Diseases of Poverty is an open access, peer-reviewed journal publishing topic areas and methods that address essential public health questions relating to infectious diseases of poverty. These include various aspects of the biology of pathogens and vectors, diagnosis and detection, treatment and case management, epidemiology and modeling, zoonotic hosts and...
CARibbean Weather Impacts Group (CARIWIG)
Managers and policy makers in the Caribbean require knowledge of the likely impacts and hazards arising from climate change that are specific to their geographical location and that are relevant to their planning time-horizons (e.g. the short term, 2030s, or the longer term, 2080s). However, current climate model projections of the weather are of limited use in this respect due to scale and bia...
Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme, ODISHA (MGNREGS)
This Society serves as an additional managerial and technical capacity to the Panchayati Raj Department, Government of Odisha for the implementation of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme in the State. The society will: Receive, manage and account for the funds received from the MoRD & State Government. Strengthen the technical/managerial capaci...
The Pacific Community (SPC) (SPC)
The Pacific Community (SPC) is the principal scientific and technical organisation in the Pacific region, supporting development since 1947. It is an international development organisation owned and governed by our 26 country and territory members.
The Ministry of Tribal Affairs
The Ministry was set up in 1999 after the bifurcation of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment with the objective of providing more focused approach on the integrated socio-economic development of the Scheduled Tribes (STs), the most underprivileged of the Indian Society, in a coordinated and planned manner.
IPE-Centre for Knowledge Development (IPE CKD)
IPE-Centre for Knowledge Development (CKD) is the knowledge management arm of IPE Global Limited established in 2013 to extend the frontiers of knowledge and promote experimentation for innovative solutions to global development challenges. Under the IPE-CKD initiative, we look at coming up with publications and reports both in house through our own researches and through partner supported init...
American Institutes for Research (AIR)
Founded in 1946 as a not-for-profit organisation, AIR’s conducts and applies behavioral and social science research and evaluation towards improving people's lives, with a special emphasis on the disadvantaged.
Pension Funds Online
Pension Funds Online, published by Wilmington Publishing & Information, is a source for detailed financial data and contact information on pension funds globally which helps firms working within the pensions industry to achieve their marketing and business objectives. It holds information on over 8,000 pension funds, providing details on key contacts, which asset classes they invest in and...
Instituto de Estudos Sociais e Económicos (IESE) (IESE)
IESE is an independent Mozambican nonprofit organisation, which conducts and promotes interdisciplinary scientific research on problems of social and economic development in Mozambique and Southern Africa. Website is in Portuguese.
Expanding Social Protection Programme, Uganda (ESP)
The Expanding Social Protection (ESP) Programme is a Government of Uganda Programme implemented under the Ministry of Gender, Labour & Social Development.
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