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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...
The urban poor and their money: a study of cycle rickshaw pullers in Delhi
M.A. Nandhi / Centre for Micro Finance, India, 2011
In many developing countries decentralisation efforts have been planned and implemented as a means to improve service delivery to all citizens, to increase citizen participation, and to improve good governance at the sub-national level. How...
Implementation of a women-based community driven development (CDD) programme in Tamil Nadu: the Pudhu Vaazhvu Project (PVP)
D. Kc; K. Acharya / Centre for Micro Finance, India, 2014
Community Driven Development (CDD) approach is a developmental model that operates on the principle of “community takes control of the development process, resources and decision making authority.” This case study examines...
Scope of mobile banking services: women’s Papad-Making Enterprise in urban-slum of Dharavi
M. Tiwari; K.C. Deepti / Centre for Micro Finance, India, 2014
Lijjat Papad Company is an institution that is registered as a cooperative society of women in Dharavi (India), promoting home-based employment for women. The company facilitates the opening of a basic savings account hosted by Bank o...
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...
Migration and the environment - Population Bulletin special issue
J. Bremner; L.M. Hunter / Population Reference Bureau, 2014
As the evidence ofglobal climate change has accumulated, academics, policymakers, and the media have given more attention to migration as a result of environmental change. A major concern is whether climate change will displace large ...
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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...
The urban poor and their money: a study of cycle rickshaw pullers in Delhi
M.A. Nandhi / Centre for Micro Finance, India, 2011
Cycle rickshaw is an important mode of informal transport in metro cities and towns. The current study explores the financial behaviour of cycle rickshaw pullers in Delhi to assess their strategies and choices in saving, storing and r...
Implementation of a women-based community driven development (CDD) programme in Tamil Nadu: the Pudhu Vaazhvu Project (PVP)
D. Kc; K. Acharya / Centre for Micro Finance, India, 2014
Community Driven Development (CDD) approach is a developmental model that operates on the principle of “community takes control of the development process, resources and decision making authority.” This case study examines...
Scope of mobile banking services: women’s Papad-Making Enterprise in urban-slum of Dharavi
M. Tiwari; K.C. Deepti / Centre for Micro Finance, India, 2014
Lijjat Papad Company is an institution that is registered as a cooperative society of women in Dharavi (India), promoting home-based employment for women. The company facilitates the opening of a basic savings account hosted by Bank o...
Migration and the environment - Population Bulletin special issue
J. Bremner; L.M. Hunter / Population Reference Bureau, 2014
As the evidence ofglobal climate change has accumulated, academics, policymakers, and the media have given more attention to migration as a result of environmental change. A major concern is whether climate change will displace large ...
BRICS-cities and the issue of social mobility: attraction of capital and the right to the city
S. Veloso / BRICS Policy Center / Centro de Estudos e Pesquisas BRICS, 2014
The consolidation of a group of countries, like the BRICS nations, as strong global players demonstrates to the whole world that mobility is a real possibility in the international arena. What the BRICS grouping does not make c...
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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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