1. It is a pleasure to introduce this volume which reflects our School's continuing interest in problems of natural resource management and enviornmental planning. Beyond Growth--Essays on Alternative Futures, which is the latest in a series of volumes originating in the Spring of 1969 at a time...
  2. Provides a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary and up-to-date account of development theory as it evolved over the past generations. This book is organized around four major themes: Economic development and underdevelopment, politics and the state, socio-economic development and the state, and...
  3. Theories of Development is a thoughtful book in both senses - penetrating and packed with ideas. It takes the reader through economic, socialogical, marxist, post-ist, feminist and finally critical realist theories.
  4. This book is the writing of a unique contemporary pioneer in the effort to humanize modern science and technology. Henderson challenges us all by her thoughtful dedication to conceptualizing new ways to accomplish old objectives.
  5. What are the sources for economic development and long-term growth? This book combines the best available cross-sectional data from Africa, Asia, and Latin America with appropriate theological tools including Millenium Development goals, current microeconomic policies, concise treatment of the...
  6. One of the greatest challenges of the 21st century will be to lift 3 billion people from poverty - and assist billions more living on its cusp - against a backdrop of sever natural resource degradation. With this the lundamental connections between human security and natural resource integrity...
  7. Development analysts tend to give short shrift to the seemingly minor bureaucratic hitches faced by practitioners - those who design, manage, implement, and evaluate aid projects. Often critical of foreign aid either for its apparent ineffectiveness at alleviating poverty or its purported...
  8. 20-11-2014 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,...
  9. The Rural Solutions Portal is a web-based knowledge-sharing platform that collects rural development solutions.These areinnovations, technologies, processes and methodologies for the rural world. It was set up byInternational Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)and seeded with a number of...
  10. The case for investing in nutrition is clear. Poor nutrition during the first 1,000 days—from pregnancy through a child’s second birthday—can cause life-long and irreversible damage, with consequences at the individual, community, and national level. Multi-sectoral Approaches to Nutrition: When a...