1. 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,...
  2. 2006-01-01 * A call to arms to take care of the earth―because we have “just one planet” * Climate change threatens the survival of cultures, species and whole ecosystems * Demonstrates that if we fail to take action on climate change, we run the risk of failing on poverty reduction, which means abandoning...
  3. For more than thirty years, humankind has known how to grow enough food to end chronic hunger worldwide. Yet while the “Green Revolution” succeeded in South America and Asia, it never got to Africa. More than 9 million people every year die of hunger, malnutrition, and related diseases every year...
  4. This report presents a collection of papers discussed at the 24th Session of the United Nations Sub-Committee on Nutrition, held in March 1997 Kathmandu. The Symposium presenters and discussants traced the origins of child malnutrition to low birth weight, maternal deprivation and discrimination...
  5. 2009-01-01 Fragileis the documentation of life stories in sixty-five countries. It is about personal accounts, some successful, some shattering. The book is an effort to move intellectual discussions to face emotional realities. It is one man's attempt to bring this reality to those who may be motivated to...
  6. This book is about world poverty, its causes and consequences.
  7. The author looks at different areas around the world to review how action at the grassroots is developing.
  8. Tearfund is a Christian international relief and development agency with more than 40 years' experience. We work with partners andthe local churchacross the world to tackle the complex challenges of poverty. Tearfund is recognised as a leader in its work, integrating community development,...
  9. The Tropical Agriculture Association (TAA) is a professional association of individuals and corporate bodies concerned with the role of agriculture for development throughout the world. TAA brings together individuals and organisations from both developed and less developed countries to enable...
  10. 2017-02-09 This presentation will look at the differences between relief, rehabilitation, and development. We will see some of the challenges involved in determining which one of those three interventions is needed in different situations and we will talk about what to consider when transitioning from...