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- Finding out rapidly: a soft systems approach to training needs analysis in Thailand
Thailand is experiencing the unfamiliar phenomenon of aid and multilateral agencies such as the World Bank and Asian Development Bank lending money for internal development programmes. In the economic boom years, aid was neither sought nor required since ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:59
- Stepping Stones - a participatory tool to integrate gender into HIV/AIDS work
Stepping Stones is a training package on HIV/AIDS, gender, communication, and relationship skills designed both for use in existing HIV/AIDS projects and more generally. Narrating her experience of a training of trainers programme in India, the author exp ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:06
- Development and the Private Sector: Consuming Interests
Edited by: Eade, Deborah Edited by: Sayer, John ...
Book - admin - 2010-01-04 15:06
- Poverty and Health: Reaping a Richer Harvest
Author: Feuerstein, Marie-Therese Issue: Vol ...
Book review - admin - 2009-12-17 12:43
- Free primary education still excludes the poorest of the poor in urban Kenya
The Kenyan government introduced free primary education in 2003 in order to universalise access to primary education. Although the policy allows universal coverage, it ought to benefit the poor most as they are the ones who were excluded from the educat ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2010-06-23 16:24
- Thinking about faith-based organisations in development: where have we got to and what next?
This paper takes stock of current thinking about the nature and distinctiveness of faith-based organisations (FBOs) in development. Since the 1990s, public policy-linked scholarship from the USA has sought to define and categorise FBOs. More recently, m ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2012-07-12 13:44
- Health programs for the disadvantaged: a psychosocial approach to barriers in the community
The implementation of health programmes by external health professionals (`givers') in disadvantaged communities (`receivers') faces a variety of interactional barriers, some of which can be appreciated within the framework of the doctor-patient relations ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:53
- Training for urban development
Academic urban development training programs tend to either train in town planning, where the focus is on the production of plans, or in urban studies, where the focus is on the development of urban areas; there is a need, the author argues, for training ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:56
- Where Women Have No Doctor
In the context of inequity which makes achieving `health for all' extremely difficult, Where Women Have No Doctor attempts to give access to health information to those who lack it. The authors applaud the book, and stress that there is great need for thi ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:02
- Journey towards development: impact of local NGOs on women in the Char lands
Both national and international policy-making institutions have acknowledged the contribution of NGOs in alleviating poverty, through empowering the poor and continuing to support their endeavours. In Bangladesh NGOs are working at national and local leve ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:08