Narrow down by keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa
- Scaling up the use of fodder shrubs in central Kenya
Fodder shrubs provide great potential for increasing the income of smallholder dairy farmers. Following successful on-station and on-farm trials and considerable farmer-to-farmer dissemination in Embu District, Kenya, a project was initiated to introduce ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-10-28 18:46
- Keeping the last in mind: incorporating Chambers in consulting
Many readers will be familiar with the work of Robert Chambers, including his six biases of the development professional - namely spatial, project, person, seasonal, diplomatic, and professional - and with his suggestions for overcoming them. Many will al ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-10-28 18:43
- Aiding Violence: The Development Enterprise in Rwanda
Author: Uvin, Peter Issue: Volume 9, Number 4 ...
Book review - admin - 2009-12-22 08:35
- Using technology to deliver social protection: exploring opportunities and risks
Providing cash transfers to vulnerable groups reduces vulnerability and chronic poverty; but delivering cash to remote, rural locations can be expensive and insecure. Alternative delivery systems using technology are thus being piloted. This article use ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2010-05-04 15:53
- Can inflation be a good thing for the poor? Evidence from Ethiopia
In 2006–08, Ethiopia experienced high food and non-food inflation. This study shows that the recent inflationary spell is likely to have significantly worsened poverty in urban areas, given the reliance on the market for most consumption needs. In ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2011-08-16 09:33
- Islam and development practice: HIV/AIDS in South Africa
The role of religion in development is often neglected, whether this refers to the faith of intended beneficiaries, provides staff and volunteers with a motivation for involvement in development practice or influences the design and implementation of pr ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2012-07-12 14:01
- Impact assessment of farmer institutional development and agricultural change: Soroti district, Uganda
This article is based on participatory development research conducted in Soroti district of Uganda with the aim of assessing the impact of agricultural development among poor farmers. The central argument is that a combination of farmer empowerment and in ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-10-28 18:35
- Structure, values and interaction in field-level partnerships: the case of UNHCR and NGOs
This article discusses the process of transforming partnership from a conceptual framework into a practical, operational framework for field-level interaction among humanitarian organisations. The authors approach this transformation from the perspectiv ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-10-28 18:34
- Humanitarianism and politics: the dangers of contrived separation
Humanitarianism and politics are more often than not considered distinct despite the increasing complexity of contemporary conflict. In some cases the separation is pushed too far and leads to unintended consequences. This article highlights the specifics ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-10-28 18:37
- Business linkages in Zimbabwe: helping to shape `win-win' economic structures
The first in a series of papers, this paper describes the rationale behind the Manicaland Business Linkages Project in Eastern Zimbabwe. The economic and development perspectives of buyers, suppliers, and the nation are considered, including the relevance ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-10-28 18:38