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  1. The Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services GFRASis about enhancing the performance of advisory services so that they can better serve farm families and rural producers, thus contributing to improved livelihoods in rural areas and the sustainable reduction of hunger and poverty. Rural advisory...
  2. EMI provides facility and infrastructure design for indigenous and international Christian organizations by mobilizing volunteer architects, engineers, surveyors and other design professionals who donate their skills to serve people in the developing world. on Facebook
  3. 2017-02-09 Most of us are doing Community Development work whereby we want to see life-change to the people we serve and we also want to see the sustainability of our work...but the challenge is the approach and the attitudes we use towards Communities which at the end hinder success to our Community...
  4. 2016-11-15 This presentation will examine the value of sustainable tourism as a complement to agriculture activities in rural community development settings. The United World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) identifies tourism as “one of the strongest drivers of world trade and prosperity,” and the majority of...
  5. 1997-01-01 Chris Maser, author of such books as From the Forest to the Sea and Sustainable Forestry, brings us his newest and possibly most important work. Sustainable Community Development, the sequel to his recently published book, Resolving Environmental Conflict, discusses the next step - understanding...
  6. 2014-10-27 The Information Noise -- 3,5 Million Blogg posts published yesterday -- 1 Billion+ Websites yesterday -- 7 Billion+ Video views yesterday -- 1,23 Billion active Facebook users. -- News papers from all nations in virtually all languages at your fingertips. -- Radio & TV stations can be heard...
  7. 2015-05-19 A participatory learning approach, applied at each stage of a community development project, is crucial to reaching the level of stakeholder involvement needed for lasting, positive change. The use of participatory survey and planning methods in the development process encourages community...
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    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.
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  10. The international journal Rural 21 has dedicated more than 50 years to all topics surrounding rural development. Its ambition is to further those strategies and policies that strengthen rural areas of developing and newly industrialising countries and encourage their implementation. The journal...
  11. 2009-07-01 Throughout the world, and even in the United States, engineers are tackling the challenges of sustainable development and public health - challenges that engineers are uniquely qualified to address. Yet engineers working abroad on development projects often lack the knowledge and information to...
  12. The ACP-EU technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), theEuropean Commission, theEU Presidency, theACP Group,Concord, and other partners organizeregular development Briefing sessions in Brussels on key issues and challenges for rural development in the context of EU-ACP...
  13. The Institute of Development Studies (IDS) is a global research and learning organisation for equitable and sustainable change. In partnership with the University of Sussex, IDS is ranked first in the world for development studies by the QS University Rankings. We believe passionately that...
  14. A group of scientists, farmers and staff from development organizations in Malawi and Tanzania put together an integrated curriculum onagroecology,climate change,nutritionandsocial equity. This training material was written in such a way that rural people with limited education can use it to...
  15. 2014-11-20 The weight of literature suggests that improving economic infrastructure can boost economic growth. No country has sustained rapid growth without considerable public investment in infrastructure. However, while investment in infrastructure is a necessary condition for economic growth, it is not,...
  16. 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...
  17. 1987-01-19 Three volumes designed to assist workers in the field who are encouraging the development of self-reliant creative communities. The book has as its basic philosophy the belief that we should all participate in making this world a more just place to live in. Training for Transformation integrates...
  18. Todays workplace brings together a variety of people with very diverse backgrounds and behaviors. Discover how culture and politics impact your organization, and learn to reverse prejudicial thinking and understand how gestures and body language can differ between cultures. This book will guide...
  19. 2001-11-01 This book, African Friends and Money Matters, grew out of frustrations that Westerners experience when they travel and work in Africa. Africans have just as many frustrations relating to the Westerners in their midst. Each uses and manages money and other resources in very different ways, and...
  20. 1989-01-19 If you are going abroad and want to learn the language of your host country, The Whole World Guide To Language Learning is the book for you! Whether you enroll in formal language classes or work language learning into a busy schedule, Terry Marshall's in situ (on location) approach to language...
  21. 2005-01-08 People are expected to work to be able to earn their daily bread. But in a world with increasing levels of unemployment, it gets harder every day to find work. This book presents a variety of methodologies to respond to this need, and explains how the promotion of productive economic activity...
  22. 2008-07-01 From water quality to social inequality, from raising crops to rising temperatures, how we use natural resources affects our health and well-being. This highly-illustrated guide will help health promoters, educators, community leaders and ordinary people take charge of their communities'...
  23. 1983-01-19 Rural poverty is often unseen or misperceived by outsiders. Dr Chambers contends that researchers, scientists, administrators and fieldworkers rarely appreciate the richness and validity of rural people's knowledge or the hidden nature of rural poverty. This is a challenging book for all...
  24. 2011-06-27 We all recognize the importance of children in shaping the future of a community. How intentional, though, are we about involving children in our efforts to improve the lives of the poor? Ravi Jayakaran, who spoke at the 2011 ECHO Agriculture Conference, has authored a book titled Empowering...
  25. 1984-01-01 Three volumes designed to assist workers in the field who are encouraging the development of self-reliant creative communities. The book has as its basic philosophy the belief that we should all participate in making this world a more just place to live in. Training for Transformation integrates...
  26. 1998-01-01 Urbanisation has had a profound impact on the church. Urban populations are growing at staggering rates. The vast majority of those living in large cities have not heard the gospel. Everyone ministering to the poor in the city will benefit from the cases and analyses presented in this, the...
  27. Abstract,Journal of Development Effectiveness, 2018 The Realigning Agriculture for Improved Nutrition (RAIN) project was designed to address child undernutrition through a multisectoral approach which integrated agricultural diversification to improve access to nutritious foods, the promotion of...
  28. 2016-12-14 This is an introduction to basic bookkeeping and accounting concepts. It will be presented in an easily understandable way that is meant to demystify accounting terms and concepts. The objective is to provide a level of understanding that will create a foundation for the accounting work that you...
  29. Mobile Data Collection (MDC)is the use of mobile devices (e.g. phones, tablets, etc.) to collect quantitative and qualitative data at one or more stage of a project. The use of any technology in development should take into consideration the Digital Principals for Development that "seek to serve...
  30. Tropicultura is a multi‐disciplinary journal, which publishes original articles, research and summary notes, overviews of books and essays, announcements and reports on films / audio‐visual resources concerning all fields linked to rural development, as well as sustainable management of the...
  31. The Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF) strives to be a catalyst of cross-sector collaboration and innovation in humanitarian and development sectors by bringing together governments, UN agencies, intergovernmental agencies, national and international NGOs, development banks,...
  32. Connecting practice and research ISSN1755-1978 (Print) |1755-1986 (Online) Since 1990,Enterprise Development & Microfinance(EDM)has offered practice-based insights into the role of markets, enterprises and financial services in reducing poverty and stimulating economic development. This...