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- Officialising strategies: participatory processes and gender in Thailand's water resources sector
This paper examines participatory processes in an Asian Development Bank (ADB) technical assistance package in Thailand's water resources sector. The authors analyse various levels of social interaction in the local community, in meso-level stakeholder co ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:00
- Public policies and community practices
The Habitat International Coalition conducted research in 22 countries in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Asia, investigating public policy in housing and services since the 1950s. The findings are summarised here. Rural and urban development ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:57
- Urban crisis in India: new initiatives for sustainable cities
At 300 million, the urban population of India is still less than one third of its total population. It is projected that by 2045 nearly 800 million Indians will be living in its cities - more than the total population of the whole of present-day Europe. A ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:07
- Environments and Livelihoods: Strategies for Sustainability
Author: Neefjes, Koos Publisher: Oxford, Oxfam, 2000, ISBN: 085598 440 6, 277 ...
Book review - admin - 2009-10-18 20:50
- Social and Gender Analysis in Natural Resource Management: Learning Studies and Lessons from Asia
Author: Vernooy, Ronnie (ed.) Publisher: New Delhi, Thousand Oaks, CA, London: ...
Book review - admin - 2009-12-17 13:18
- Evolution of input supply and service hubs in dairy development at Ada'a milk shed in Ethiopia
Efficient input supply and service delivery may call for a hub approach where all the necessary inputs and services are supplied in a coordinated manner, either by a single supplier or by several and separate entities in a given geographical location ac ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2013-04-30 12:09
- Everyday practices of humanitarian aid: tsunami response in Sri Lanka
This paper underlines the importance of grounding the analysis of humanitarian aid in an understanding of everyday practice by presenting and discussing ethnographic vignettes about three aspects of aid response in Sri Lanka following the 2004 Tsunami. Th ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:52
- ‘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
- Orchard development sets the tone of tribal development
Inadequate household income due to degraded resources and limited opportunities has led to migration, malnutrition, and poor quality of life among tribals in India. These problems have been effectively tackled by enabling people to re-build their resource ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:08
- Monocultures of the Mind: Perspectives on Biodiversity
Author: Shiva, Vandana Issue: Volume 5, Numbe ...
Book review - admin - 2009-12-05 19:13