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    2015-11-04 Active learning and exchange of knowledge are key to farmer adoption of beneficial agricultural innovations. Community health worker (CHW) and community animal health worker (CAHW) programs have led to a rich body of knowledge about extension, much of which is applicable to efforts aimed towards...
  2. This article is from ECHO Asia Note #18 “Participatory methods” in community development initially emerged in the 1970s, and interest in their use has continued to increase among practitioners, especially in recent years.1 Many practitioners agree that this growing acceptance is a good thing, as...
  3. 1981-01-01 This handbook is a guide for the village level worker. It can also serve as a teaching aid and text to teachers of village level workers. It is intended for use by personnel in home economics extensions, community development, home economics clasroom teaching, health education, and other programs...
  4. This volume contains Parts II, III, IV and V, together with an appendix for US AID users. Part II identifies the role of projects in each sector in economic and social development together with the policy implications of such projects, describes the characteristics of projects likely to have high...
  5. This book describes how Heifer Project International plans, manages, and evaluates its development program. This model can be especially helpful to non-governmental organizations and grassroots organizations who want to learn how to do sustainable community development.
  6. 2001-01-01 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...
  7. 2019-10-04 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...
  8. 1973-01-01 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...
  9. 2007-01-01 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....
  10. 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.