K. Peters, E. Lovell / United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, 2020
This report explores multiple and protracted displacements caused by natural hazard-related disasters in Asia-Pacific, including those influenced by climate change and climate variability. It unearths the underlying risk drivers of natural hazard-related disaster displacement and the factors that influence whether these disaster displacements become multiple and/or protracted.
M. Cannon, J. Thorpe, S. Emili / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2020
Institut Bisnis dan Ekonomi Kerakyatan (IBEKA), or People Centred Economic and Business Institute, supports rural electrification by installing small-scale hydro or wind mini grids and setting up village-based organisations to own, maintain and operate the systems.
P. Mader, J. Thorpe, M. Cannon / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2020
Jubilee 2000 was a highly successful global campaign to bring about debt relief for developing countries, which galvanised activists into a shared global project and brought them into negotiations with creditors. The Jubilee campaign lodged the concept of odious debt in the public consciousness.
J. Thorpe, S. Emili / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2020
The Rural Urban Distribution Initiative (RUDI) was set up in India in 2004 by the Self Employed Women's Association (SEWA). It is a branded local network for the procurement, marketing, and distribution of agricultural products by rural women and is owned by the small-scale farmers and rural women involved.
H. Bhorat, K. Lilenstein, M. Oosthuizen, A. Thornton / United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research, 2020
This paper evaluates structural change, inequality dynamics, and industrial policy in South Africa between 1960 and the present day. We find that South Africa experienced growthenhancing structural transformation until the early 1970s, before entering a period of premature deindustrialization.