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Inclusive development has become increasingly a priority for development organizations. This focus on inclusive development has led organizations to address the particular needs of persons with disabilities in specific development sectors.



  1. 2012-10-20 Inclusive development has become increasingly a priority for development organizations. This focus on inclusive development has led organizations to address the particular needs of persons with disabilities in specific development sectors. One area of growing attention is in inclusive water,...
  2. Accessible Gardening for People with Physical Disabilites provides you--whether you are a veteran or first-time gardener age five or eighty-five--with all the expertise and practical know-how necessary for designing, planting, and maintaining a garden that suits your special needs. And you will...
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  4. Abstract,Agriculture & Food Security, 2013 With the global population expected to reach over 9 billion by 2050, there is a continuous need to increase food production and buffer stocks. In this scenario, countries around the world, especially developing countries where the pervasiveness of...
  5. Abstract,Biological Agriculture and Horticulture, 2012 The attainment of the Millennium Development Goals is at severe risk owing to rising malnutrition and high child stunting and mortality rates, greater poverty, a large increase in the incidence of non-communicable diseases and lack of...
  6. In the past five to ten years, there has been increasing research of the healing, social, and therapeutic benefits that plants impart to human life. With all of the resultant new information, people have become confused by the many facets of people-plant interactions, including the meaning of...
  7. Abstract,BMC Health Services Research, 2018 Background: Millions of people in Southern Africa are deprived of basic human rights such as the right to education and work because of the large and growing unmet demand for assistive technologies (AT). Evidence is needed to better characterize the...
  8. Why include the disabled? Agricultural operations have high risk of accidents resulting in fatality/disability. Once disabled, agriculture is difficult. Lack of other livelihood opportunities in rural areas. Important to rehabilitate disabled within agriculture Disabilities can exacerbate poverty...
  9. Abstract, PLOS, 2018 Proven links between disability and poverty suggest that development programmes and policies that are not disability-inclusive will leave persons with disabilities behind. Despite this, there is limited quantitative evidence on livelihood opportunities amongst adults with...
  10. Services Farm site assessments for people in Agriculture with disabilities Recommendation of modifications, equipment, or assistive technology (AT) Connection or referral to agency resources such as local or international programs that can help the client live a successful life. Organise peer...
  11. We started Alabaster Research to develop tailored solutions to development challenges across the world. In our time in the sector, we have both independently observed challenges in the society from close quarters. We realized some of these challenges can be solved through innovative technologies...
  12. According to areportfrom India’s Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, 2.21% of the country’s population lives with a disability. Of that population, 20% have a disability of movement, and most live in rural areas. The highest rate of amputation occurs in these rural settings,...
  13. 2011-01-20 International financing agencies and borrower governments have committed themselves, through the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), to pro-poor growth and proactive investment in poverty reduction, food security and nutrition. Most have also committed themselves to social development goals,...
  14. Our mission is to drive greater access and use of mobile technologies for persons with disabilities in emerging markets and maximise opportunities for social and economic inclusion. Today, over one billion people need at least one form of assistive technology (AT), but around 90 per cent of them...
  15. This book is designed to be a guide with suggestions and procedures for initiating and conducting a horticultureal program for the disabled and disadvantaged. There is a section that describes the physical and psychological characteristics of various groups and their implications for horticulure,...
  16. Maya Pedal is a Guatemalan NGO based in San Andrés Itzapa. We accept bikes donated from the USA and Canada which we either recondition to sell, or we use the components to build a range of "Bicimaquinas", (pedal powered machines). Pedal power can be harnessed for countless applications which...
  17. AgrAbilityCommunities of Interest(COIs) are member-driven groups that discuss topics related to disability in agriculture. Communities normally have conference calls or web meetings, and structure of these meetings may include open discussion, case studies, and presentations from outside experts....

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