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- A trail-finding project: lessons in project design
The paper argues the case for innovative trail-setting projects and reviews the experience of the North Bengal Terai Development Project (India). It summariss several of its lessons: creating the conditions for 'in-project' cost effectiveness, managing go ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:08
- Disaster Management and Civil Society: Earthquake Relief in Japan, Turkey and India
Author: Özerdem, Alpaslan and Jacoby, Tim Publisher: International Library o ...
Book review - admin - 2009-10-18 20:57
- Combating the menace of food insecurity: the experience of West Bengal
The Indian government is implementing a package of food-based safety-net programmes to resist disastrous food insecurity. Crucial programmes are (1) the Targeted Public Distribution Scheme, (2) the wage-employment programme (direct cash transfer as wage ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2011-08-16 09:57
- Practising Buddhism in a development context: Sri Lanka's Sarvódaya movement
Development practice should be centred on human relations governed by a spirit of cooperation, kindness and compassion, rather than on purely economic concerns. The Sarvódaya Shramadána movement, a grassroots Buddhist-based development mov ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2012-07-12 13:57