1. Cultivating Community explores some basic principles and values that underlie successful community empowerment programs of any kind, and illustrates how these principles have been applied to community gardens across the country. This paper is intended as a resource for individuals, organizations...
  2. 4/10/2019 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...
  3. 1/1/1973 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...
  4. 1/1/2007 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....
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 1/1/1965 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....
  8. 8/4/2016 En la Conferencia Agrícola Internacional de ECHO realizada en noviembre de 2015, Sara Delaney presentó un proyecto que según comentó tenía tasas de aceptación sobresalientes y nosotros pensamos que sería un buen caso de estudio para compartir en EDN. En el proceso de introducción de nuevas ideas...
  9. 17/11/2015 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 produce and protein each year will be highlighted.
  10. 27/4/2016 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...