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Privatisation of urban water and sewerage services in Turkey: some trends

This article looks at the experience of privatised urban water supply and sewerage services in Turkey, focusing on the case of three cities that have opted for such privatisation. The article opens with an examination of the management of urban water an ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 16:53

Women in the informal sector: the contribution of education and training

This article reviews the extent to which the educational system has acknowledged the importance to women of the informal sector of the economy, and the extent to which it has sought to prepare them for employment or self-employment within it. It assesses ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 16:56

The role of Ministries of Finance in implementing the ‘Three Ones’

Ministries of Finance (MoF) cannot ignore the major challenge to development posed by HIV/AIDS. To tackle the epidemic a new comprehensive and consistent approach is required: HIV/AIDS must be mainstreamed. This paper investigates the instruments MoF do, ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:02

A situational assessment study of acid violence in Bangladesh

This secondary source study was conducted on behalf of UNICEF in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, to establish what information was available about acid violence with a view to informing potential interventions to prevent attacks. The study showed that y ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:08

Moving Mountains: The Race to Treat Global AIDS

Author:  D'Adesky, Anne-Christine Publisher:  London and New York, NY: Vers ...

Book review - admin - 2009-10-18 19:48

The Psychological Well-Being of Refugee Children: Research, Practice, and Policy Issues

Author:  McCallin, Margaret Issue:  Volume 4, N ...

Book review - admin - 2009-12-08 07:55

Physically disabled women's creditworthiness in Village Development Fund: evidence from Thailand

The Village Development Fund (VDF) is used in Thailand to empower the rural poor, especially women living with disabilities. This article investigates the problems of gaining access to credit faced by physically disabled women in rural Thailand. In-dept ...

Abstract - dwardle - 2011-08-16 10:53

Cultivated, caught, and collected: defining culturally appropriate foods in Tallé, Niger

The indigenous plants and fish of Niger are incorporated into the Songhai people's daily life but are largely underemphasised in development programmes. In this paper we describe the culturally appropriate foods of Tallé, Niger. Based on informat ...

Abstract - dwardle - 2013-04-30 11:03

Business economic impacts: the new frontier for Corporate Accountability

Economic issues associated with poverty are complex and require holistic responses in order to realise the goals of sustainable development. While business alone may have significant economic impacts, the link between business-level behaviour and macro-le ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 16:47

Reflection for Action: a conference on development education

The first British conference to bring together practitioners and academics from both education and development fields was held in May 1993 at the University of Central Lancashire, England. Organised by Thorn Development Services, with support from Christi ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 16:54