1. 20/1/2009 Churches and individual Christians typically have faulty assumptions about the causes of poverty, resulting in the use of strategies that do considerable harm to poor people and themselves. When Helping Hurts provides foundational concepts, clearly articulated general principles and relevant...
  2. This book, produced for the Annual General Meeting (AGM 2003) of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, highlights the role of national and international agricultural research in the reduction of poverty and food insecurity in research - Kenya's 22 million small-scale...
  3. Recurso clave 1/12/2011 In this revised and updated edition of a modern classic, Bryant Myers shows how Christian mission can contribute to dismantling poverty and social evil. Integrating the best principles and practice of the international development community, the thinking and experience of Christian...
  4. 1/1/2010 There is a growing desire for churches and individuals in the US today to do good deeds in other nations. Unfortunately our good intentions often do more harm than good. Giving used clothing, for example, can put local merchants out of business. Feeding programs can develop unhealthy dependency....
  5. This publication contains two articles which will alert you to the current emergency that wass gripping much of the continent of Africa in 1985.
  6. This publication, excerpted from Dr. Wilson's and Dr. Ramphele's recent book, Uprooting Poverty: The South African Challenge, provides a searching look at the system of apartheid and its systematic denial of opportunity for Africans in South Africa; a framework of thinking to guide the...
  7. In this volume, the authors propose a global strategy to restore food security and a budget to implement it. Their global food security budget calls for stepped-up expenditures on both sides of the food/population equation. It includes investments not only to provide family planning services to...
  8. This report outlines our views on some of the policy changes which are needed to eradicate poverty.As a non-governmental organisation working in over 70 developing countries, Oxfam is acutely aware that there are no easy answers when it comes to development. Much of what we say in this report is...
  9. In this completely revised and updated edition of the most authoritative book on world hunger, three of our foremost experts on food and agriculture expose and explode the myths that prevent us from effectively addressing the problem. Drawing on and distilling the extensive research of the...
  10. 20/1/2011 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,...