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- Women and Migration in Asia: Migrant Women and Work, Volume 4
Author: Agrawal, Anuja (ed.) Publisher: Sage Publications, India, 2006, ISBN: ...
Book review - admin - 2009-12-07 09:21
- 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
- Taking research where the practice is: a tale of two programmes from BRAC
A major challenge for the research community is to take knowledge or evidence generated from research to the practitioners for translation into tangible practice. This paper describes how an indigenous Bangladeshi NGO addressed this challenge and made u ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2012-08-16 10:19
- NGO partnerships and the taming of the grassroots in rural India
Based on reflections undertaken with members of a partnership between an NGO and Adivasi (original dweller) communities in the Indian state of Orissa, this paper examines various linkages among NGOs (international, state, district, or local), and grassroo ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:46
- `Dancing with the prince': NGOs' survival strategies in the Afghan conflict
Afghan NGOs have been a major provider of humanitarian aid throughout the Afghan conflict. They remained operational during this period by `dancing' with and between the various parties to the conflict, their survival contingent on their ability to build ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:56
- ‘Strong nets catch fish’: promoting pro-poor partnerships in Bangladesh
Harriet Matsaert, Zahir Ahmed, and Shah Abdus Salam This paper describes the experiences of a small Bangladeshi NGO in using actor-oriented tools to focus on key people and partnerships in project planning, monitoring, and evaluation. The approach has he ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:03
- Participation via collective action in basic education in government and NGO schools in Pakistan
Parent teacher associations or school management committees (PTAs/SMCs) are an important way of realising participation via collective action to improve schooling. Field visits, a literature search and a small sample survey are the three sources used to e ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:10
- What has the World Development Report 2008 to say about Indian agriculture?
It has been two years since the World Bank launched its World Development Report (WDR) 2008. The Report made a number of observations, based on research papers and reports contributed by various economists and scholars. This review essay assesses the pr ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2010-02-25 16:05
- Editorial (22.1)
The world is standing at a major point in its history as I write, with European politicians still deliberating as to how a deepening of the international economic crisis will be averted or at least mitigated. The longer term implications for developing ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2012-02-27 17:47
- Devastation by leather tanneries in Tamil Nadu
In the Dindigul district of Tamil Nadir, southern India, the number of leather tanneries is increasing. Effluent from existing tanneries has polluted water supplies used for agriculture and drinking, contributing to drought, crop failure, and illness and ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:53