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Development in the 'raw': What livelihood trajectories and poverty outcomes tell us about welfare regimes and resilience in Afghanistan
P. Kantor; A. Pain / Department for International Development, UK 2011
Based on a detailed study of the lives of 64 rural Afghan households since 2002 in three contrasting parts of the country it was found that eight years on many struggle to meet day to day needs and are even worse off than before. Whil...
Climate change, vulnerability, food security and human health in rural Pakistan: a gender perspective
M. Iqbal; M. Ahmad; G. Mustafa / Munich Personal RePEc Archive 2015
Pakistan is among the most vulnerable countries in the South Asian region given still overwhelming dependence of its population on agriculture which in turn mainly depends on the Indus Basin River System. The intensity and frequency o...
The impact of fiscal subsidy on China's new rural pension system: a natural experiment
AgEcon Search 2016
The China’s New Rural Pension Scheme (NRPS) has rapidly expanded since its first implementation in 2009, and has covered all counties of China since 2012.   ...
Child Underweight, Land Productivity and Public Services: A District-Level Analysis for India
S.S. Vepa; B. Viswanathan; R. Parasar; R.V. Bhavani / Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia 2016
Though India’s rank has improved in the Global Hunger Index, contributed largely by the fall in the underweight rates for children, concerns of high level of undernutrition in predominantly agricultural pockets remain. This study...
Qualitative research on women's economic empowerment and social protection - a research guide
S. Pavanello; P. Pozarny; A.P. de la O Campos / Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 2016
The FAO's Social Protection and Rural Women's Economic Empowerment research programme of the Food and Agriculture Organization of th e United Nations (FAO) falls under FAO's Strategic Objective 3 of Reducing Rural Poverty and is deliv...
Research on rural women's economic empowerment and social protection The impacts of Rwanda's Vision 2020 Umurenge Programme (VUP)
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 2016
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nation s has started a policy-oriented research programme on Social Protection and Rural Women’s Economic Empowerment which aims to: gain a better und...
Feminist Africa e-spaces:e-politics
A. Mama (ed) / African Gender Institute, South Africa 2013
Feminist Africa (FA) is a continental gender studies journal that provides a platform for intellectual and activist research, dialogue and strategy. Currently based in Cape Town, South Africa, FA is guided by a profound commitment to ...
Empowering rural women through social protection
A.P. de la O Campos / Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 2015
This paper reviews evidence on the most widely-used social protection schemes, assessing the extent of their current and potential impact on women’s economic empowerment and, where possible, the programme design characteristics ...
Gender inequality, risk and vulnerability in the rural economy: refocusing the public works agenda to take account of economic and social risks
R. Holmes; N. Jones / Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 2011
Although the gender-specific challenges of women’s largely unequal involvement in agricultural activities are generally well-articulated, social protection policy and programming have not adequately recognised the gendered exper...
Evidence on gender inequities in social health protection: the case of women living in rural areas
X. Scheil-Adlung; C. Kuhl / International Labour Organization 2012
While in many low- and middle-income countries, urban women have had better opportunities to join growing formal economies, rural women are often stuck in harsh living and working conditions in informal economies. The aim of this repo...
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Development in the 'raw': What livelihood trajectories and poverty outcomes tell us about welfare regimes and resilience in Afghanistan
P. Kantor; A. Pain / Department for International Development, UK 2011
Based on a detailed study of the lives of 64 rural Afghan households since 2002 in three contrasting parts of the country it was found that eight years on many struggle to meet day to day needs and are even worse off than before. Whil...
Climate change, vulnerability, food security and human health in rural Pakistan: a gender perspective
M. Iqbal; M. Ahmad; G. Mustafa / Munich Personal RePEc Archive 2015
Pakistan is among the most vulnerable countries in the South Asian region given still overwhelming dependence of its population on agriculture which in turn mainly depends on the Indus Basin River System. The intensity and frequency o...
The impact of fiscal subsidy on China's new rural pension system: a natural experiment
AgEcon Search 2016
The China’s New Rural Pension Scheme (NRPS) has rapidly expanded since its first implementation in 2009, and has covered all counties of China since 2012.   ...
Child Underweight, Land Productivity and Public Services: A District-Level Analysis for India
S.S. Vepa; B. Viswanathan; R. Parasar; R.V. Bhavani / Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia 2016
Though India’s rank has improved in the Global Hunger Index, contributed largely by the fall in the underweight rates for children, concerns of high level of undernutrition in predominantly agricultural pockets remain. This study...
Qualitative research on women's economic empowerment and social protection - a research guide
S. Pavanello; P. Pozarny; A.P. de la O Campos / Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 2016
The FAO's Social Protection and Rural Women's Economic Empowerment research programme of the Food and Agriculture Organization of th e United Nations (FAO) falls under FAO's Strategic Objective 3 of Reducing Rural Poverty and is deliv...
Research on rural women's economic empowerment and social protection The impacts of Rwanda's Vision 2020 Umurenge Programme (VUP)
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 2016
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nation s has started a policy-oriented research programme on Social Protection and Rural Women’s Economic Empowerment which aims to: gain a better und...
Feminist Africa e-spaces:e-politics
A. Mama (ed) / African Gender Institute, South Africa 2013
Feminist Africa (FA) is a continental gender studies journal that provides a platform for intellectual and activist research, dialogue and strategy. Currently based in Cape Town, South Africa, FA is guided by a profound commitment to ...
Empowering rural women through social protection
A.P. de la O Campos / Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 2015
This paper reviews evidence on the most widely-used social protection schemes, assessing the extent of their current and potential impact on women’s economic empowerment and, where possible, the programme design characteristics ...
Gender inequality, risk and vulnerability in the rural economy: refocusing the public works agenda to take account of economic and social risks
R. Holmes; N. Jones / Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 2011
Although the gender-specific challenges of women’s largely unequal involvement in agricultural activities are generally well-articulated, social protection policy and programming have not adequately recognised the gendered exper...
Evidence on gender inequities in social health protection: the case of women living in rural areas
X. Scheil-Adlung; C. Kuhl / International Labour Organization 2012
While in many low- and middle-income countries, urban women have had better opportunities to join growing formal economies, rural women are often stuck in harsh living and working conditions in informal economies. The aim of this repo...
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Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR)
Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR) is a non-profit non-governmental organisation founded in 1993, currently operating in five 5 Indian states: Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Jharkhand. WOTR is specialised in the field of participatory watershed development and climate change adaptation. It relies on its on-field experience and in a systemic, and primarily pa...
Pro Mujer
Pro Mujer is an international women’s development and microfinance organization whose mission is to provide Latin America’s poor women with the means to build livelihoods for themselves and futures for their families through microfinance, business training, and healthcare support. Pro Mujer fights poverty by establishing sustainable microfinance organizations that provide an...
Andes/Amazon Ecosystem Services and Poverty Alleviation (ESPA) program (ESPA-AA)
The Andes/Amazon Ecosystem Services Poverty Alleviation (ESPA-AA) project is part of the regional situation analyses initiative by Ecosystem Services Poverty Alleviation (ESPA), a research programme  developed by the Natural Environment Reserach Council (NERC), the Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) and theDepartment for International Development (DfID). The goal of the...
Agros International
US-based international CSO working to combat rural poverty in Central America and Mexico. Agros International is committed to breaking the cycle of poverty for rural families in Central America and Mexico by enabling landless communities to achieve land ownership and economic stability. Having learned that the root causes of poverty extend across communities and are passed down from generation to...
WWF South Pacific programme
The WWF South Pacific Programme Office (WWF SPPO) is a non-governmental conservation organisation serving the Pacific Island countries. Through a series of conservation field projects, policy reviews and campaigns WWF SPPO seeks “to support Pacific Island people to conserve and sustainably manage [their] natural inheritance for present and future generations.” In accordance...
CHF (CHF)
CHF is a non-profit organisation dedicated to enabling poor rural communities in developing countries to attain sustainable livelihoods. It aims to deliver effective, sustainable and transformational development solutions through Three-Dimensional Development – commonly known as the Sustainable Livelihoods Approach (SLA). CHF has implemented over 800 projects in more than 40 countr...
International Forum for Rural Transport and Development (IFRTD)
The International Forum for Rural Transport and Development (IFRTD) is a global network of individuals and organisations interested in rural transport issues in developing countries. Specifically, the network focuses on improved accessibility and mobility for rural communities in Asia, Africa, and Latin America, particularly those that are poor. The network identifies priority iss...
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...
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