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- Indigenous protest, social networks, and ethnic stereotyping: some insights from the Peruvian Amazon
This article examines the nature of social protest undertaken by an Amazonian indigenous organisation against international energy companies working in Peru. It analyses the response of Peruvian and international NGOs to the indigenous group’s act ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-12-02 17:11
- Garden of Eden?: The impact of resettlement on squatters’ ‘agri-hoods’ in Fiji
Since the mid 1990s, squatter settlements in Fiji have been expanding at a phenomenal rate, largely due to the non-renewal of agricultural land leases and inadequate urban governance. In response to squatter growth, the Government of Fiji has implemente ...
Abstract - sally - 2009-11-13 17:39
- Combining sanitation and women's participation in water supply: an example from Rajasthan
Water supply and sanitation provision are key elements in progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Women's participation is considered integral to the sustainability of the projects created to meet these two MDGs. Bringing feminist and ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2010-02-25 17:38
- Bridging the hunger gap with cash transfers: experiences from Malawi
Food shortages have become a chronic feature of many sub-Saharan countries, not just because of bad weather but also because of increasing poverty levels. In economies that do not have government social-security programmes, humanitarian relief and safet ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2010-05-04 17:36
- Introduction: development, children, and protection
This paper introduces the special issue. It first places the protection of children in the context of development studies. It goes on to outline current international trends in the protection of children and raises questions about them. Finally, it intr ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2012-06-13 15:54
- Practical lessons from four projects on disability-inclusive development programming
This article considers early lessons learned from the inclusion of disabled people, based on socially inclusive principles, in World Vision programming work in Angola, Armenia, Cambodia, and Senegal. Externally led reviews and evaluations conducted betw ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2010-11-07 20:35
- A confluence of Fair Trade and organic agriculture in southern India
Although the confluence of Fair Trade and organic agriculture has become a salient phenomenon, they contradict each other at the production level: Fair Trade focuses on specific products, while organic agriculture targets production units. This article ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2011-06-22 16:37
- The Mexican tortilla crisis of 2007: the impacts of grain-price increases on food-production chains
This article examines the case of the Mexican ‘tortilla crisis’ of 2007. Drawing on reviews of literature and the media, key-informant interviews, and secondary databases, the authors explore the response of the Mexican maize–tortilla ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2011-08-15 16:33
- Editorial (21.7)
At whatever level we are working, or researching, it is probably a truism that development is a slow business. Recently a UN official said to me that there is no appetite for longer term solutions to the socio-political structural issues which maintain ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2011-11-29 14:45
- Editorial (22.3)
I have recently heard several critiques of international development journals which argue that ideas and articles about development are dominated by northern-based research centres and the journals they sponsor. Development in Practice has always ha ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2012-05-14 16:59