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- DocumentInstitute for Transportation and Development Policy, 2012The overall structure of the transport sector in the developing world is changing because of rapid urbanisation. While Latin America is already highly urbanised, Africa and especially Asia are still undergoing rapid urbanisation. It is expected that China and India alone will add 500 million people to their urban population in the next 20 years.DocumentObserver Research Foundation, New Delhi, 2015There is a notion that extremist movements in various parts of the world recruit theirDocumentObserver Research Foundation, New Delhi, 2015The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) defines 'climate finance' to include local, national or transnational financing for purposes of addressing the impacts of climate change and supporting climate-smart development. These funds may be drawn from the public sector, private sector or hybrids between the two.DocumentPLoS ONE, 2014Compared to their main competitors, African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) have inferior competitive abilities and interspecific competition is a serious fitness-limiting factor. Lions (Panthera leo) are the dominant large carnivore in African savannah ecosystems and wild dogs avoid them both spatially and temporally.Document
Attitudes of Maasai pastoralists towards the conservation of large carnivores in the Loliondo Game Controlled Area of Northern TanzaniaAcademic Journals, 2014Attitudes towards the conservation of lions, leopards, cheetah, spotted hyenas and African wild dogs were assessed in the Loliondo Game Controlled Area of northern Tanzania in January 2013. Our survey encompassed 181 individuals each representing onehousehold, of which 30 were chosen randomly from six Maasai pastoralist villages.Document
Factors affecting attitudes of local people toward the red-billed quelea (Quelea quelea) in Kondoa District, TanzaniaAcademic Journals, 2014Interactions between humans and red-billed Queleas (Quelea quelea) in Kondoa District, central Tanzania, have shaped the attitudes of the local inhabitants toward these birds. These birds are considered as serious pest because they consume small grain cereal crops. The red-billed Queleas are caught and consumed as food by local communities.DocumentYoung Lives, 2015The effectiveness of policies aimed at reducing gender-based inequalities continues to be undermined by knowledge gaps around the determinants, mechanisms, experiences and outcomes of gender dynamics and discrimination in childhood.OrganisationGFRAS has three functions:Document2015This Position Paper was written to raise awareness of the roles of producer organisations in rural advisory services, and to contribute to discussions about how their effectiveness in these roles can be increased so that they contribute to improved livelihoods andDocument2015Vietnam has experienced a remarkable period of economic growth in the past two decades. The country now sits firmly in the World Bank’s category of ‘lower middle-income countries’. Sustained reductions in poverty have also been acheived. However, the task is not yet complete.