1. 2019-10-04 The multi-functional and inclusive Intergenerational Self-help Club (ISHC) is a mechanism for community strengthening that is inclusive of sustainable development. The ISHC aims at promoting the well-being of the poor and disadvantaged people, their families and communities. The model is based on...
  2. 1973-01-01 Architecture for the Poordescribes Hassan Fathy's plan for building the village of New Gourna, near Luxor, Egypt, without the use of more modern and expensive materials such as steel and concrete. Using mud bricks, the native technique that Fathy learned in Nubia, and such traditional Egyptian...
  3. 2007-01-01 In this powerful and provocative manifesto, Bill McKibben offers the biggest challenge in a generation to the prevailing view of our economy. For the first time in human history, he observes, "more" is no longer synonymous with "better"―indeed, for many of us, they have become almost opposites....
  4. This book describes research conducted so far in the two selected case study city-regions: Kumasi in Ghana and Hubi-Dharwad in India. The knowledge generated is consolidated here, gaps in knowledge identified and implications for livelihoods of peri-urban dwellers described.
  5. The purpose of this paper is to trace the rise and fall of community development and to draw lessons for developing countries and donors interested in helping the rural poor.
  6. 1965-01-01 This book attempts to open a door upon the enormously difficult possiblity that men may improve themselves. There is no certainty that this possibility is realizable. This book begins with an intimate view of the phenomenon under consideration-human beings in process of self-chosen change....
  7. 2016-04-08 Sara Delaney presented at ECHO’s November 2015 International Agriculture Conference. One project she mentioned had remarkable adoption rates, and we thought it would make a good case study to share in EDN. In the course of introducing new ideas or practices, why are some accepted more easily,...
  8. 2015-11-17 Phil Reasons, drawing from Morning Star Fishermen’s 22 years of experience, will be sharing about the benefits of an integrated aquaponic farming environment. Solar-powered, off-grid aquaponics farms that produce over four tons of produce and protein each year will be highlighted.
  9. 2016-04-27 Presented at the ECHO International Agriculture Conference 2015 Phil Reasons, drawing from Morning Star Fishermen’s 22 years of experience, will be sharing about the benefits of an integrated aquaponic farming environment. Solar-powered, off-grid aquaponics farms that produce over four tons of...
  10. 2016-04-27 Presented at the ECHO International Agriculture Conference 2015 Are you someone who plans? Have you ever had your plans disrupted by the unexpected – farmer or family change, community change, government change, or disaster? How do you feel about change and disruption – is it a threat or an...