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- The BLDS print collection
Browse all the latest print documents from the British Library of Development Studies...
- Impacts of skills training program in rural Bhutan
- N. Chun; M. Watanabe / Asian Development Bank, 2011
- Income growth in rural Bhutan is a considerable challenge to further poverty reduction and economic development. Using a survey of rural Bhutanese households, this paper investigates the impacts of a vocational skills training program...
- MSM Country Snapshot Series: BHUTAN
- Bhutan’s HIV epidemic is small relative to its neighbours, with 270 cumulative reported cases since the first case?was detected in 1993. Presently, an estimated 988 people (or below 0.1 percent of the adult population) are livin...
- Expert views of climate change adaptation in least developed Asia
- B. K. Sovacool / Elsevier, 2012
- Drawing primarily from original data collected from more than 100 semi-structured research interviews, this study discusses the benefits of four climate change adaptation projects being implemented in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia and ...
- Report on fieldwork from around the world documenting loss and damage due to climate change
- K. Warner; K. van der Geest; S. Kreft / United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security, 2012
- This study presents empirical findings from fieldwork around the world examining loss and damage caused by global warming. The report begins by defining and contextualising the emerging discourse on assessing, quantifying and reacting...
- Paper drawing recommendations for transboundary conservation from the Kangchenjunga region
- K. Phuntsho; N. Chettri; K. P. Oli / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, 2012
- This paper draws recommendations for transboundary and participatory biodiversity conservation from the Kangchenjunga Conservation Landscape Initiative. This 'biodiversity hotspot' - shared by Bhutan, India and Nepal - is one of seven...
- Transboundary landscape management framework for ecological and socioeconomic resilience
- B. Shakya 2012
- Current land management approaches focus on achieving ecological resilience for natural resources and biological diversity, and socioeconomic resilience for the people who depend on the land for their livelihoods and wellbeing. In the...
- Services liberalisation in South Asia
- P.R. Pandey / South Asia Watch on Trade, Economics & Environment, 2009
- The services sector is the largest productive sector in all the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) economies (except Afghanistan), accounting for more than half of domestic output and an even larger share in econ...
- Integration of climate adaptation into development and conservation planning in Bhutan
- P. Lhendup / AIT-UNEP Regional Resource Center for Asia and the Pacific, 2012
- This publication highlights the Regional Climate Change Adaptation Knowledge Platforms (AKP) work in Bhutan towards building bridges between existing knowledge on climate change adaptation and the governments, agencies and commu...
- Information and Communication Technology for Education in India
- infoDev, 2010
- The main objective of the Survey is to create a consolidated source of information on the experiences of using ICTs for Education in the South Asian region, as a baseline for future work, and to provide a framework of reference for po...
- Bhutan National Human Development Report 2011. Sustaining Progress: Rising to the Challenge
- United Nations Development Programme, 2011
- Although Bhutan is committed to a high level of environmental protection, it remains at significant risk of the localised impacts caused by global climate change. Much climate change attention in Bhutan focuses on the risks of melting...