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Fossil fuels are dead, long live fossil fuels: Botswana’s options for economic diversification
R. Harvey / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2015
Botswana is at a critical historical juncture. It has enjoyed a stable democracy since 1965 and strong, quality economic growth for the last few decades. However, the diamond revenues on which the country depends are likely to decline...
Sustainability and poverty alleviation: Confronting environmental threats in Sindh, Pakistan
E. Sánchez-Triana; S. Enriquez; B. Larsen / World Bank, 2015
This book focus on the development challenges resulting from environmental health risks in Sindh, Pakistan. It highlights that, as well as the cost to human life and livelihoods, the economic costs are equivalent to 10 per cent...
Benefits of a green economy transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa
N. Harrison; M. Smith; B. Chatré / Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH, 2015
This paper explores the relevance, potential benefits and key arguments for countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) to pursue inclusive green growth to achieve sustainable development. It begins by outlining the development chall...
What does Nepal’s Old Age Allowance mean for the elderly? Evidence from Rolpa
Nepal Centre for Contemporary Research, 2014
Introduced in 1994 by former Prime Minister Manmohan Adhikari, Nepal’s Old Age Allowance originally started as a monthly cash transfer of 100 Nepalese rupees to citizens of 75 years and above. Some years later, in 2008/09, this ...
Pensions and other social protection benefits for older persons: insights from the ILO World Social Protection Report 2014/15
2014
Public social security pensions are essential tools for ensuring income security for women and men as they grow older. This income, along with access to quality health services, is necessary for the dignity and well-being of older per...
The (missing) social protection for older people in Tanzania: a comparative study in rural and urban areas
H. Spitzer; H. Rwegoshora; Z. Mnasi Mabeyo 2009
The United Republic of Tanzania (2003) responded to the given challenges by creating a National Policy on Ageing to set a base for promoting health care, participation and income security for its older population. After Mauritius it i...
Pushing India’s small-scale industries to the economic forefront
S. Gupta / Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi, 2015
India currently stands on the brink of being reckoned as the fastest growing economy in the world: In 2016, its projected growth rate is 7.6 percent. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's flagship 'Make in India' programme is expected to her...
Measuring ‘subjective resilience’: using people’s perceptions to quantify household resilience
L. Jones (ed); T. Tanner (ed) / Overseas Development Institute, 2015
How should we measure a household’s resilience? As resilience gathers momentum on the international stage, interest in this question continues to grow. So far, efforts to measure resilience have largely focused on the use of &ls...
Reducing economic inequality as a Sustainable Development Goal: Measuring up the options for beyond 2015
F. Shaheen / New Economics Foundation, 2014
This report argues that tackling economic inequality is a key factor in fighting poverty and climate change but that the issue being sidelined in global talks on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Among the report’...
Transforming Egypt: innovation and diversification as drivers of growth
M. Loewe / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
Egypt has benefited from a brief period of considerable economic growth before the 2011 revolution. Still, such growth has not substantially reduced poverty or underemployment nor raised the quality of employment in the country. The r...
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Fossil fuels are dead, long live fossil fuels: Botswana’s options for economic diversification
R. Harvey / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2015
Botswana is at a critical historical juncture. It has enjoyed a stable democracy since 1965 and strong, quality economic growth for the last few decades. However, the diamond revenues on which the country depends are likely to decline...
Sustainability and poverty alleviation: Confronting environmental threats in Sindh, Pakistan
E. Sánchez-Triana; S. Enriquez; B. Larsen / World Bank, 2015
This book focus on the development challenges resulting from environmental health risks in Sindh, Pakistan. It highlights that, as well as the cost to human life and livelihoods, the economic costs are equivalent to 10 per cent...
Benefits of a green economy transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa
N. Harrison; M. Smith; B. Chatré / Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH, 2015
This paper explores the relevance, potential benefits and key arguments for countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) to pursue inclusive green growth to achieve sustainable development. It begins by outlining the development chall...
What does Nepal’s Old Age Allowance mean for the elderly? Evidence from Rolpa
Nepal Centre for Contemporary Research, 2014
Introduced in 1994 by former Prime Minister Manmohan Adhikari, Nepal’s Old Age Allowance originally started as a monthly cash transfer of 100 Nepalese rupees to citizens of 75 years and above. Some years later, in 2008/09, this ...
Pensions and other social protection benefits for older persons: insights from the ILO World Social Protection Report 2014/15
2014
Public social security pensions are essential tools for ensuring income security for women and men as they grow older. This income, along with access to quality health services, is necessary for the dignity and well-being of older per...
The (missing) social protection for older people in Tanzania: a comparative study in rural and urban areas
H. Spitzer; H. Rwegoshora; Z. Mnasi Mabeyo 2009
The United Republic of Tanzania (2003) responded to the given challenges by creating a National Policy on Ageing to set a base for promoting health care, participation and income security for its older population. After Mauritius it i...
Pushing India’s small-scale industries to the economic forefront
S. Gupta / Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi, 2015
India currently stands on the brink of being reckoned as the fastest growing economy in the world: In 2016, its projected growth rate is 7.6 percent. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's flagship 'Make in India' programme is expected to her...
Measuring ‘subjective resilience’: using people’s perceptions to quantify household resilience
L. Jones (ed); T. Tanner (ed) / Overseas Development Institute, 2015
How should we measure a household’s resilience? As resilience gathers momentum on the international stage, interest in this question continues to grow. So far, efforts to measure resilience have largely focused on the use of &ls...
Reducing economic inequality as a Sustainable Development Goal: Measuring up the options for beyond 2015
F. Shaheen / New Economics Foundation, 2014
This report argues that tackling economic inequality is a key factor in fighting poverty and climate change but that the issue being sidelined in global talks on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Among the report’...
Transforming Egypt: innovation and diversification as drivers of growth
M. Loewe / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
Egypt has benefited from a brief period of considerable economic growth before the 2011 revolution. Still, such growth has not substantially reduced poverty or underemployment nor raised the quality of employment in the country. The r...
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Program on the Global Demography of Aging at Harvard University (PGDA)
The Program on the Global Demography of Aging (PGDA) carries out research on important themes related to global aging and health, with an emphasis on issues in the developing world. A key overarching theme focuses the expertise available at various schools at Harvard toward one of the pressing health questions of global aging, namely understanding the changing patterns of adult morbidity and morta...
Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF)
NGO in India aiming to empowe marginalised and information-dark communities with digital literacy, access to digital tools and information-rich knowledge society ushered in by the Internet and the digital revolution. Aims: Access & Infrastructure: Providing people access to the Internet and making them digitally literate Governance &...
American Institutes for Research (AIR)
Not-for-profit behavioral and social science research and evaluation organisation. Within the United States and internationally, AIR: produces improvements in education, health, and the workforce addresses the needs of individuals, organizations, and communities designs and advances statistical and research methods causes pr...
Age International
In 2012 Age UK created Age International as a subsidiary charity to lead and manage its international work. It also works as part of the HelpAge International network.
International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP)
The IUSSP aims 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 knowledge organizes training and distance-learning activities to improve the research cap...
Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)
The Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS) was established in July 2004 as an autonomous research institute at the National University of Singapore (NUS). The establishment of ISAS reflects the increasing economic and political importance of South Asia, and the strong historical links between South Asia and Southeast Asia. ISAS is dedicated to research on contemporary South Asia. The I...
Africa Portal
The Africa Portal is an online resource that seeks to broaden the availability, accessibility and use of policy research on issues critical to the future of Africa. It is a collaborative project between the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA). The Africa Portal offers a range of features including a Digit...
World Centre for Sustainable Development (RIO+ Centre)
The World Centre for Sustainable Development (RIO+ Centre) was established as a legacy of the Rio+20 Conference to keep the commitment to inclusive and sustainable development alive. The RIO+ Centre works with governments, civil society and the private sector to inspire and inform policies and practices that lead to greater social, environmental and economic justice. As a global centre based in th...
Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA)
KOICA was founded in1991, with a mission to fight against global poverty and has the goal of being Korea’s dedicated grant aid agency.
China Institute of International Studies (CIIS)
China Institute of International Studies (CIIS) is the think tank of China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It conducts research and analysis on a wide range of foreign policy issues.
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