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Levelling the field: improving opportunities for women farmers in Africa
World Bank, 2014
While agriculture across sub-Saharan Africa forms the backbone of many nations' economies, women are largely locked out of land ownership, access to credit and productive farm inputs, as well as support from extension services. This r...
Poverty and Gender Inequality in Asset Ownership among Households in Southern Nigeria
G.E Edet; N.A.A. Etim 2014
This study concerns gender inequality in the ownership of certain assets among households in Southern Nigeria. With the aid of a structured questionnaire, data were obtained from 60 households using the multistage sampling technique. ...
Social-ecological changes in a Quilombola community in the Atlantic Forest of Southeastern Brazil
K. Thorkildsen / Springerlink, 2014
Through a combined adaptive cycle and political ecology approach, this article explores how the Afro-Brazilian Quilombolas of Bombas, living inside the protected area of PETAR, respond to and shape social-ecological changes in the Atl...
Social protection for the elderly as a development strategy: a case study of Kenya’s old persons cash transfer programme
P. Mathiu; E. Kangai Mathiu 2010
Kenya has made progressive investments in social protection for the ageing, providing lessons and existing opportunities for similar programmes. In Kenya, there has been a paradigm shift from universal social protection schemes target...
Survey on Women Livelihoods in the Niger-Delta: an overview of women's economic activities in oil producing communities in Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa and Rivers states
S. Joab-Peterside 2010
The economic crisis in the Niger Delta has been exacerbated by increased exploitation of oil and gas resources. In addition to suffering the effects of the economic crisis, women in the Niger Delta are victims of gender-based discrimi...
Cross-sectoral approaches help build water resilience – reflections
M.G. Erikssona; L.J. Gordonb; J. Kuylenstiernac / Science Direct, 2014
This journal article identifies potential strategies for the achievement of water resilience in the face of challenges such as population growth, climate change and urbanisation. These are: 1) to ensure sustainable utilisation ...
Norway's fair share of an ambitious climate effort
S. Kartha / Norwegian Church Aid, 2014
This report is focused on mitigation, although an equitable approach to adaptation is of course equally important. It uses a flexible and transparent framework for equitable effort sharing that is drawn directly from the UNFCCC’...
Agricultural Water management technology expansion and impact on crop yields in northern Burkina Faso (1980-2010): a review
J. Morris; J. Barron / Challenge Program on Water and Food, 2014
Exploring the links between adoption of agricultural water management interventions and livelihoods in northern Burkina Faso This 30-year study synthesizes evidence, at the sub-national scale of region, across northern Burkina ...
Self Help Group bank linkage: through the responsible finance lens
P. Agarwal; M. Sharma; A.K. Champatiray / Centre for Micro Finance, India, 2013
The self-help group (SHG) program began as a women’s empowerment initiative in the 1980’s and added a significant component in 1992, when it linked a small number of SHGs with banks. The objective of this report is to revi...
Adapting to climate change through land and water management in Eastern Africa: Results of pilot projects in Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2014
This publication presents the results of the ‘strengthening capacity for climate change adaptation in land and water management’ project and focuses its activities in Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania. It aims to increase in re...
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Levelling the field: improving opportunities for women farmers in Africa
World Bank, 2014
While agriculture across sub-Saharan Africa forms the backbone of many nations' economies, women are largely locked out of land ownership, access to credit and productive farm inputs, as well as support from extension services. This r...
Poverty and Gender Inequality in Asset Ownership among Households in Southern Nigeria
G.E Edet; N.A.A. Etim 2014
This study concerns gender inequality in the ownership of certain assets among households in Southern Nigeria. With the aid of a structured questionnaire, data were obtained from 60 households using the multistage sampling technique. ...
Social-ecological changes in a Quilombola community in the Atlantic Forest of Southeastern Brazil
K. Thorkildsen / Springerlink, 2014
Through a combined adaptive cycle and political ecology approach, this article explores how the Afro-Brazilian Quilombolas of Bombas, living inside the protected area of PETAR, respond to and shape social-ecological changes in the Atl...
Social protection for the elderly as a development strategy: a case study of Kenya’s old persons cash transfer programme
P. Mathiu; E. Kangai Mathiu 2010
Kenya has made progressive investments in social protection for the ageing, providing lessons and existing opportunities for similar programmes. In Kenya, there has been a paradigm shift from universal social protection schemes target...
Survey on Women Livelihoods in the Niger-Delta: an overview of women's economic activities in oil producing communities in Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa and Rivers states
S. Joab-Peterside 2010
The economic crisis in the Niger Delta has been exacerbated by increased exploitation of oil and gas resources. In addition to suffering the effects of the economic crisis, women in the Niger Delta are victims of gender-based discrimi...
Cross-sectoral approaches help build water resilience – reflections
M.G. Erikssona; L.J. Gordonb; J. Kuylenstiernac / Science Direct, 2014
This journal article identifies potential strategies for the achievement of water resilience in the face of challenges such as population growth, climate change and urbanisation. These are: 1) to ensure sustainable utilisation ...
Norway's fair share of an ambitious climate effort
S. Kartha / Norwegian Church Aid, 2014
This report is focused on mitigation, although an equitable approach to adaptation is of course equally important. It uses a flexible and transparent framework for equitable effort sharing that is drawn directly from the UNFCCC’...
Agricultural Water management technology expansion and impact on crop yields in northern Burkina Faso (1980-2010): a review
J. Morris; J. Barron / Challenge Program on Water and Food, 2014
Exploring the links between adoption of agricultural water management interventions and livelihoods in northern Burkina Faso This 30-year study synthesizes evidence, at the sub-national scale of region, across northern Burkina ...
Self Help Group bank linkage: through the responsible finance lens
P. Agarwal; M. Sharma; A.K. Champatiray / Centre for Micro Finance, India, 2013
The self-help group (SHG) program began as a women’s empowerment initiative in the 1980’s and added a significant component in 1992, when it linked a small number of SHGs with banks. The objective of this report is to revi...
Adapting to climate change through land and water management in Eastern Africa: Results of pilot projects in Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2014
This publication presents the results of the ‘strengthening capacity for climate change adaptation in land and water management’ project and focuses its activities in Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania. It aims to increase in re...
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Centre for Micro Finance, India (CMF)
The Centre for Micro Finance aims to improve the accessibility and quality of financial services for the poor through rigorous research, knowledge dissemination and evidence-based policy outreach. Most CMF research projects entail the collection of primary data via survey instruments. Once CMF data sets are cleaned and analyzed they are made publicly available online and can be accessible via...
Development Support Center (DSC)
Development Support Center (DSC) is an Indian resource organisation that provides knowledge based support to Non-Government Organisations (NGOs), government agencies and other stakeholders in the field of natural resource management.
Sustainable Development 2015 (SD2015)
The Sustainable Development 2015 website provides the latest news, information and expert analysis around the global decision-making process to define a new set of global goals to eradicate poverty through sustainable development, known as the post-2015 development agenda. The website forms part of a wider multi-stakeholder engagement programme run by Stakeholder Forum and CIVICUS, in c...
Reseau de Lutte contre la Faim (RELUFA)
The REseau de LUtte contre la FAim (RELUFA) is a non-partisan national network of Cameroonian ecumenical and secular non-profit organizations and mainstream churches. The member organizations come from all regions in Cameroon and have joined forces to develop common strategies against systemic problems of hunger, poverty, and socio-, economic- and environmental injustice
Centre pour l'Environnement et le Développement / Centre for Environment and Development (CED)
Research and advocacy organisation promoting sustainable livelihoods and the protection of natural resources in Cameroon.
International Journal of Environmental Science and Development (IJESD)
International Journal of Environmental Science and Development (IJESD) is an international academic open access journal. It aims to promote the integration of environmental science and development.
Grail Research
Market research organisation. Grail Research has offices in Massachusetts, New York, Beijing, Johannesburg, and Noida, a satellite town adjoining the Indian capital, New Delhi.
Professional Development for Livelihoods Advisers Website (PLOW)
PLOW was funded by the Department for International Development (DFID) and supported the professional development of DFID livelihoods advisers. Site was operational between 2006-2008, and is now archived.
TI-UP Resource Centre
TI-UP is a key resource centre providing a one-stop shop for knowledge in the combined fields of Technology, Infrastructure and Urban Planning, serving The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) infrastructure advisors, programme managers, DFID's partners in developing countries, and the wider international development community.
Pastoralism
Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice is an interdisciplinary and peer-reviewed journal on extensive livestock production systems throughout the world. Pastoralists rely on rangelands and livestock for their livelihoods, but exhibit different levels of mobility and market involvement, and operate under a variety of different land tenure regimes. Pastoralism publishes research that influences...
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