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Training for urban development

Academic urban development training programs tend to either train in town planning, where the focus is on the production of plans, or in urban studies, where the focus is on the development of urban areas; there is a need, the author argues, for training ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:56

Institutional innovations for urban infrastructural development: the Indian scenario

As part of a human rights education campaign, the Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) fixed 700,000 posters throughout Bangladesh. This met with opposition from religious organisations. This paper investigates the nature and cause of the backlas ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:07

The Struggle for Water in Peru: Comedy and Tragedy in the Andean Commons

Author:  Trawick, Paul B. Publisher:  Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2 ...

Book review - admin - 2009-10-18 20:49

Towards Green Villages: A Strategy for Environmentally-Sound and Participatory rural Development

Author:  Agarwal, Anil and Sunita Narain Issue:  ...

Book review - admin - 2009-12-07 09:15

Children's responses to risk in agricultural work in Andhra Pradesh, India

This paper discusses protection of children from hazards in agricultural work. International and national policies aim to protect children by eliminating all child labour. Previous literature on hazardous child labour tends to focus on single industries ...

Abstract - dwardle - 2012-06-13 16:03

Endogenous development: some issues of concern

This article aims to provide knowledge and practical guidance to managing and implementing within the framework of endogenous development. The paper gives a theoretical overview of endogenous development, linked to issues of globalisation and poverty, a ...

Abstract - dwardle - 2014-09-30 10:13

Constructing alternatives to globalisation: strengthening tradition through innovation

Full-text sample article FREE from Taylor & Francis With the inability of international economic integration to create opportunities for important segments of society, many Mexicans are searching for ways to forge their own alternatives. These ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:46

`Engendering' environmental projects: the case of eco-timber production in the Solomon Islands

Worldwide concern for the environment has spawned a new field of interest and expertise within the development assistance industry. Environmental projects have become the new `darling' of the foreign aid community with donors and practitioners vying for s ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:59

Facilitating the wider use of agroforestry for development in southern Africa

Southern Africa experiences severe degradation of the natural resource base caused by population growth and poverty. Agroforestry technologies are now available that have a large potential to improve the livelihoods of many households. The outcomes of tec ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:07

The Environment for Children: Understanding and Acting on the Environmental Hazards that Threaten Children and their Parents

Author:  Satterthwaite, David et al. Issue:  Vo ...

Book review - admin - 2009-12-07 13:22