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- DocumentInstitute for Security Studies, 2016It is likely that South Africa is overexploiting its water resources at the national level, as water withdrawals currently exceed reliable supply. using the international futures forecasting system, this paper forecasts that withdrawals in all three sectors (municipal, industrial and agricultural) will increase over the next 20 years.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2000Milkfish is the national fish of the Philippines not only because it is a favorite viand of the population. The milkfish industry has also been contributing about 10 percent, on average, to total fisheries production for the past two decades (Israel 2000).DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2000Water resource management in many major urban centers has failed to provide an economically efficient, socially equitable, and environmentally sustainable de- velopment, distribution and use of water resources.DocumentUN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, 2012Seventy-five to eighty per cent of the world’s poor do not have comprehensive social protection, yet the total costs of introducing social protection would amount to only 2-6 per cent of global gross domestic product (GDP).Document
Gender inequality, risk and vulnerability in the rural economy: refocusing the public works agenda to take account of economic and social risksFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2011Although 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 experiences of poverty and vulnerability and the extent to which gender inequality affects both social protection programme design and outcomes.Document
How do social protection and labour programmes contribute to social inclusion? Evidence from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India and NepalOverseas Development Institute, 2014Today, the positive effects of social protection and labour programmes on core dimensions of well- being such as food consumption and access to health and education are well-recognised. However, less is known about the ability of these programmes to tackle the structural causes of social exclusion and poverty or to promote sustainable changes in the lives and livelihoods of the poor.Document
Issues in labour market inequality and women’s participation in India’s National Rural Employment Guarantee ProgrammeInternational Labour Organization, 2011The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee (MGNREGP or NREGP), functions as an income supplement for poor households by providing 100 days of work to a rural household, with 33 per cent of all workdays reserved for women workers.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 1999This paper explains the evolution of the metropolitan organizations that have been established to oversee the development of Metro Manila, provides a survey of their responsibilities, authorities, organizational structure, financing, institutional relationships as well as briefly assess their strengths and weaknesses.Document
Toward the sustainable development of the fisheries sector: an analysis of the Philippine Fisheries Code and the AFMAPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 1999The fisheries sector hosts some of the worst environmental problems of the Philippines. Because of this, it is a critical arena in the effort to attain a more sustainable form of development in the country. The search for solutions to the environmental problems in the fisheries sector has been going on for years.Document
Implementation crucial to sustainable environmental management: on development policies, institutions and upland environment of Southeast AsiaPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2004Citing cases in various Southeast Asian uplands but focusing on a specific Philippine upland illustration in Bukidnon in Southern Philippines, this feature story looks at the relationship between development and the state of a country's natural resources.