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  1. For those considering a career in International Development, this book gives down to earth information and advice. It is an intriguing look at the field from top to bottom. What is International Development, its specialties and careers? How can one prepare? The book describes operations,...
  2. THere is a current trend toward more comprehensive and integrated conservation programs. Because comprehensive programs must be organized to address specific development projects and specific conservation needs, this book is designed to provide specific guidelines for the design, management, and...
  3. Key Resource 1989-01-01 Six out of every ten of the world's people are being inexorably pushed by agricultural modernization and continuing high population growth rates into ecologically vulnerable environments: tropical forests, dryland and hilly areas, and the fringes of great urban centers. Unless development...
  4. 1991-01-01 This report has a threefold purpose. First, it seeks to impart to policymakers and administrators knowledge of how to approach the measurement and valuation of environmental elements within development projects. This report will illustrate the issues in the context of particular projects. A...
  5. Compiled by theNew Internationalisteditorial team, this is a reference work providing a comprehensive overview of the main ideas and issues in global development over the last 25 years. The book covers 624 different topics, reflecting theNew Internationalistperspective on aid, development, the...
  6. The prime purpose of Oxfam and similar development agencies is to assist poor men and women in changing their situation and exercising their right to participate in the development of their societies. However, aid agencies that ignore peoples existing strengths may create dependency, and so make...
  7. MEDA - Mennonite Economic Development Associates - is an international economic development organization whose mission is to create business solutions to poverty. Founded in 1953 by a group of Mennonite entrepreneurs, we partner with people living in poverty to start or grow small and...
  8. This publication is one in a series of case studies and synthesis papers looking at the work of local organisations in development and environmental management.
  9. 1996-01-01 This book explores the role of public action in eliminating deprivation and expanding human freedoms in India. The analysis is based on a broad and integrated view of development, which focuses on well-being and freedom rather than the standard indicators of economic growth. The authors place...
  10. The Pastoral Women's Council is a community-based organisation established in 1997 in Tanzania. This book discusses their work with the Maasai women to aid in improving their lives.