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Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment: Lami Town, Republic of Fiji
P. Grant (ed) / United Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2014
This abridged report looks at the climate vulnerability of Lami Town in the Republic of Fiji. Urban communities in Fiji are located in highly hazard-prone areas in the coastal zone. Storm surges and sea-level rise can affect settlemen...
Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience (Human Development Report 2014)
United Nations Development Programme, 2014
This report makes the case that the sustained enhancement of individuals’ and societies’ capabilities is necessary to reduce persistent vulnerabilities – many of them structural and many of them tied to the life cycl...
Centre for Micro Finance, India (CMF)
The Centre for Micro Finance aims to improve the accessibility and quality of financial services for the poor through rigorous research, knowledge dissemination and evidence-based policy outreach. Most CMF research projects entail the collection of primary data via survey instruments. Once CMF data sets are cleaned and analyzed they are made publicly available online and can be accessible via...
BRICS-cities and the issue of social mobility: attraction of capital and the right to the city
S. Veloso / BRICS Policy Center / Centro de Estudos e Pesquisas BRICS, 2014
The consolidation of a group of countries, like the BRICS nations, as strong global players demonstrates to the whole world that mobility is a real possibility in the international arena. What the BRICS grouping does not make c...
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa (IRIBA)
Brazil has emerged as a globally significant economic power in the last decade, combining accelerated growth with falling poverty and inequality. This achievement is globally recognised – nowhere more so than among the emerging economies in Africa. This DFID-funded research programme, based at the University of Manchester brings together an international team of researchers, exami...
Children’s multidimensional health and medium-run cognitive skills
E. Aurino; F. Burchi / Young Lives, 2014
By recognising the multifaceted nature of health, this paper engages in the lively debate on the effects of health in early childhood on educational outcomes in later life stages, bringing new evidence from four low-and middle-income ...
Climate-smart development: Adding up the benefits of actions that help build prosperity, end poverty and combat climate change
World Bank, 2014
This report argues that smart development policies and projects can also slow the pace of adverse climate changes and that the objectives of economic development and climate protection can compliment one another. It uses new modelling...
Children’s agency in responding to shocks and adverse events in Ethiopia
N. Chuta / Young Lives, 2014
Even if shock is a routine part of the existence of many children, poorer children are disproportionately affected and experience slightly different and greater impact.  This paper is about children’s experiences of ...
Promoting the rights of older people in the community in Mae Hong Son province
HelpAge International, 2014
Thailand has a national plan on ageing and national bodies aiming to promote wellbeing of older people, including promoting their rights. Still, it appears that gaining information on and accessing the rights and entitlements under th...
Ageing, poverty and neoliberalism in urban South India
New Dynamics of Ageing, 2010
Using the example of old age poverty in the Indian city of Chennai, formerly Madras, this research situates old age poverty and inter-generational relations within a multi-level framework that ranges from global economic forces to hou...
Items 1 to 10 of 4787

Items 1 to 10 of 4487

Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment: Lami Town, Republic of Fiji
P. Grant (ed) / United Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2014
This abridged report looks at the climate vulnerability of Lami Town in the Republic of Fiji. Urban communities in Fiji are located in highly hazard-prone areas in the coastal zone. Storm surges and sea-level rise can affect settlemen...
Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience (Human Development Report 2014)
United Nations Development Programme, 2014
This report makes the case that the sustained enhancement of individuals’ and societies’ capabilities is necessary to reduce persistent vulnerabilities – many of them structural and many of them tied to the life cycl...
BRICS-cities and the issue of social mobility: attraction of capital and the right to the city
S. Veloso / BRICS Policy Center / Centro de Estudos e Pesquisas BRICS, 2014
The consolidation of a group of countries, like the BRICS nations, as strong global players demonstrates to the whole world that mobility is a real possibility in the international arena. What the BRICS grouping does not make c...
Children’s multidimensional health and medium-run cognitive skills
E. Aurino; F. Burchi / Young Lives, 2014
By recognising the multifaceted nature of health, this paper engages in the lively debate on the effects of health in early childhood on educational outcomes in later life stages, bringing new evidence from four low-and middle-income ...
Climate-smart development: Adding up the benefits of actions that help build prosperity, end poverty and combat climate change
World Bank, 2014
This report argues that smart development policies and projects can also slow the pace of adverse climate changes and that the objectives of economic development and climate protection can compliment one another. It uses new modelling...
Children’s agency in responding to shocks and adverse events in Ethiopia
N. Chuta / Young Lives, 2014
Even if shock is a routine part of the existence of many children, poorer children are disproportionately affected and experience slightly different and greater impact.  This paper is about children’s experiences of ...
Promoting the rights of older people in the community in Mae Hong Son province
HelpAge International, 2014
Thailand has a national plan on ageing and national bodies aiming to promote wellbeing of older people, including promoting their rights. Still, it appears that gaining information on and accessing the rights and entitlements under th...
Ageing, poverty and neoliberalism in urban South India
New Dynamics of Ageing, 2010
Using the example of old age poverty in the Indian city of Chennai, formerly Madras, this research situates old age poverty and inter-generational relations within a multi-level framework that ranges from global economic forces to hou...
Ageing, well-being and development: A comparative study of Brazil and South Africa
New Dynamics of Ageing, 2011
Brazil and South Africa represent different models of social policies for addressing ageing. Their success in promoting the well-being of older people in disadvantaged settings shows that there is no single “best practice”...
The environmental crime crisis: threats to sustainable development from illegal exploitation and trade in wildlife and forest resources
C. Nellemann (ed); R. Henriksen (ed); P. Raxter (ed) / UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative, 2014
Male partner involvement in maternal, neonatal and child health (MNCH) care has been around for a long time but nothing has been done since nobody has figured out how to do it on a large scale. We assessed men’s knowledge and the...
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Centre for Micro Finance, India (CMF)
The Centre for Micro Finance aims to improve the accessibility and quality of financial services for the poor through rigorous research, knowledge dissemination and evidence-based policy outreach. Most CMF research projects entail the collection of primary data via survey instruments. Once CMF data sets are cleaned and analyzed they are made publicly available online and can be accessible via...
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa (IRIBA)
Brazil has emerged as a globally significant economic power in the last decade, combining accelerated growth with falling poverty and inequality. This achievement is globally recognised – nowhere more so than among the emerging economies in Africa. This DFID-funded research programme, based at the University of Manchester brings together an international team of researchers, exami...
Development Support Center (DSC)
Development Support Center (DSC) is an Indian resource organisation that provides knowledge based support to Non-Government Organisations (NGOs), government agencies and other stakeholders in the field of natural resource management.
African Centre for Cities (ACC)
The African Centre for Cities (ACC) is an interdisciplinary research and teaching programme focussed on the dynamics of unsustainable urbanisation processes in Africa, with an eye on identifying systemic responses.
Sustainable Development 2015 (SD2015)
The Sustainable Development 2015 website provides the latest news, information and expert analysis around the global decision-making process to define a new set of global goals to eradicate poverty through sustainable development, known as the post-2015 development agenda. The website forms part of a wider multi-stakeholder engagement programme run by Stakeholder Forum and CIVICUS, in c...
Civil Society & South-South Co-operation
This project is a collaboration between activists and researchers and is highlighting how these civil society organisations (CSOs) contribute to the roles middle income countries play not just as recipients of aid, but also as innovators and providers of development cooperation. The project drew on a review of available literature, evidence from BRICS countries and Mexico collected by the IDS Risi...
West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI)
The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) was established by the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) in 2005 to reinforce the capacities of civil society in the sub-region. WACSI is a not-for-profit organisation that seeks to strengthen the institutional and operational capacities of civil society organisations through capacity strengthening programmes for increased and effective...
AFRREV STECH: An International Journal of Science and Technology
African Research Review (AFRREV) is the publishing arm of the International Association of African Researchers and Reviewers (IAARR). It is a group of four Journals which currently serve as open access platform for scholarly dialogue for those in the academic world who care about academic issues and sustainable development. AFRREV STECH: An International Journal of Science and Technology is one...
Reseau de Lutte contre la Faim (RELUFA)
The REseau de LUtte contre la FAim (RELUFA) is a non-partisan national network of Cameroonian ecumenical and secular non-profit organizations and mainstream churches. The member organizations come from all regions in Cameroon and have joined forces to develop common strategies against systemic problems of hunger, poverty, and socio-, economic- and environmental injustice
Centre pour l'Environnement et le Développement / Centre for Environment and Development (CED)
Research and advocacy organisation promoting sustainable livelihoods and the protection of natural resources in Cameroon.
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