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Financial sustainablility for credit programmes: a travel survival guide
P. Kantor; C. Robinson / Sustainable Banking with the Poor ,World Bank 1997
This guide is intended for microcredit program managers and staff with little accounting and financial skills. The guide lays out the essentials of an income statement in a very user-friendly way to enable program officers to understa...
Guidelines for developing, testing & selecting criteria and Indicators for sustainable forest management: manual
R. Prabhu; C.J.P. Colfer; R. Dudley / Center for International Forestry Research 1998
Manual provides methods to assist the development and evaluation of criteria and indicators (C&I) which can then be used to assess the sustainability of forest management. The methods presented are aimed at the development of sets...
The Bag (Basic Assessment Guide for Human Well-Being) [in relation to sustainable timber operations]
Center for International Forestry Research 1998
Manual on particiaptory assessment of sustainable timber operations Focuses on certain critical social issues, and assumes that ecological and conventional forestry issues will also be addressed in any assessment of sustainabil...
Manual for sugar fortification with Vitamin A (OMNI)
Opportunities for Micronutrient Interventions Project 1999
A look at sustainable livelihoods and ethical trade through case studiers
Ethical Trade and Natural Resources Programme, NRI 1998
Explores the actual and potential contribution ethical trade can make to the achievement of sustainable rural livelihoods. Summary report includes a description of ethical trade (Section 2), followed by an analysis of the buil...
Irrigation Sector Guide: Socioeconomic and Gender Analysis Programme, FAO
Finance and Development, IMF 1998
Purpose of the guide is to support participatory planning of irrigation schemes and the integration of socioeconomic and gender issues in the planning process. The ultimate aim is to improve irrigation scheme performance, while streng...
Factors which encourage and affect non-farm based employment
A. Gordon / Natural Resources Institute, UK 2000
Paper suggests that poor rural people seek livelihoods in the non-farm sector: (a) to complement seasonal agricultural incomes; (b) to supplement inadequate (or absent) agricultural incomes; and (c) to take advantage of opportunities ...
The Deregulation of Fertilizer Prices: Impacts and Policy Implication
Food Security III Cooperative Agreement, Michigan State University 1997
Assesses how the recent deregulation of fertilizer prices will affect the profitability of fertilizer use on various crops throughout Ethiopia. The note also identifies other policy measures that can increase the cost-effective use of...
Opportunities for Change: response from Friends of the Earth [to UK Government consultation paper on sustainable development policy]
Friends of the Earth 1998
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Introducing the Tunisia Labor Market Panel Survey 2014
Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2016
The Egypt Labor Market Panel Surveys (ELMPSs) of 1998, 2006, and 2012 and Jordan Labor Market Panel Survey (JLMPS) of 2010 have become well-recognised data sources for labour market studies in the Middle East and North Africa ...
Statistical profile of scheduled tribes in India 2013
The Ministry of Tribal Affairs 2013
The Government of India acknowledges the importance of a good database to deal with Scheduled Tribes’ affairs.This document contains information relating to some key characteristics pertaining to Scheduled Tribe population such a...
Tribal profile at a glance 2014
The Ministry of Tribal Affairs 2014
Statistical Profile of Scheduled Tribes. This is done through collection, collation, analysis and dissemination of data and information on various facets of tribals and their socio-economic development  from different sources - C...
Monitoring demographic indicators for the post 2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): a review of proposed approaches and opportunities
S. Helleringer / International Union for the Scientific Study of Population 2015
This report reviews the indicators proposed by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) for the post-2015 SDG monitoring period that require access to population data or refer to demographic processes. It makes rec...
China's development finance to Africa: a media based approach to data collection
Center for Global Development, USA 2013
How big is China’s aid to Africa? Does it complement or undermine the efforts of traditional donors? China releases little information, and outside estimates of the size and nature of Chinese aid vary widely. In an effort to over...
Interpreting and using mortality data in humanitarian emergencies
F. Checchi; L. Roberts / Humanitarian Practice Network, ODI 2005
Mortality data, properly collected, interpreted and used, have much to contribute to the appropriateness and effectiveness of humanitarian action in emergencies, and to advocacy on behalf of populations in crises. Most actors involved...
Issues on counting the poor
J.R.G. Albert / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2008
A credible poverty measurement system is essential in order to develop the proper policy instruments for reducing poverty. Hence, the measurement and analysis of poverty statistics should be done with due care.  This polic...
Building an online platform in support of outcome-focused results-based program management
Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research 2015
A report on the delivery of the CCAFS aim to work towards one online system (a “one-stop shop”) at the program level for pre-planning, planning and reporting tasks, that also has functions to allow for program monitoring, le...
Evaluation of downscaling and bias correction techniques to link climate and geo-hydrological impacts models
P. Marcoglian / Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change 2015
This document is the product P93c of GEMINA project that aimed to collect the main results from the application of bias-correction and weather generators techniques to climate simulations to estimate weather-related geo-hydrological i...
C40 Cities report examining the economic and other co-benefits of sustainable city projects.
C40 Cities is a network of the world's mega-cities committed to addressing climate change. In recognition of the fact that the largest cities of the world are the primary contributors to global greenhouse gas emissions, the network ha...
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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.
International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP)
The IUSSP aims is to promote the scientific study of population, encourage exchange between researchers around the globe, and stimulate interest in population issues.To further its mission, the IUSSP:organizes seminars and workshops to further scientific knowledgeorganizes training and distance-learning activities to improve the research capacity...
Data Revolution Group
Data Revolution Group is the United Nations Secretary General's Independent Expert Advisory Group on the Data Revolution for Sustainable Development, set up to offer inputs to shape “an ambitious and achievable vision” for a future development agenda beyond 2015 to succeed the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Their culminating report is: A World That Coun...
African Development Bank Data Portal
The AFDB Statistical Data Portal has been developed in response to the increasing demand for statistical data and indicators relating to African Countries. The Portal provides multiple customised tools to gather indicators, analyse them, and export them into multiple formats. With the Data Portal, you can visualise Socio-Economic indicators over a period of time, gain access to presentation-ready...
Department of Economics, Strathclyde University
University department. Research interests in the Department are wide-ranging, with particular emphasis on Applied Microeconomics, Applied Econometrics, Regional Economics and Energy Economics.
Revista de Educação e Pesquisa em Contabilidade (RePEc)
Revista de Educação e Pesquisa em Contabilidade is an open access journal on education and research in accounting published in Brazil.
German Council for Social and Economic Data / Rates für Sozial- und Wirtschaftsdaten (RatSWD)
The German Council for Social and Economic Data (RatSWD) is an independent body of empirical researchers from universities, colleges, and other independent research institutions as well as representatives of important data producers and service centres. Working papers series deal primarily with the organisation of Germany’s official statistical system, government agency research,...
The Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon
The Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University provide a range of academic undergraduate, graduate and MBA programmes. The research side of the school spans all of the functional areas of business and economics. The school’s graduate business research centers include: Carnegie Bosch Institute for Applied Studies in International Management...
Gapminder is a non-profit venture promoting sustainable global development and achievement of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals by increased use and understanding of statistics and other information about social, economic and environmental development at local, national and global levels. Gapminder is an operating foundation that provides sevices as defined by the board, s...
Luxembourg Income Study (LIS)
The Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) is a cross-national data archive located in Luxembourg. The LIS archive contains two primary databases. The LIS Database includes income microdata from a large number of countries at multiple points in time. The newer LWS Database includes wealth microdata from a smaller selection of countries. Both databases include labour market and demographic data as wel...
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