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  • Food and Famine in the 21st Century [2 volumes]by William Dando

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 208.00

    This comprehensive two-volume encyclopedia examines specific famines throughout history and contains entries on key topics related to food production, security and policies, and famine, giving readers an in-depth look at food crises and their causes, responses to them, and outcomes. more...

  • Development Fieldworkby Regina Scheyvens

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 50.00

    'Without doubt the best available guide to dealing with practical, methodological and ethical issues in 'development' research, within and across 'North' and 'South'. It addresses both long-standing and more recently emerging research issues with sensitivity, insight, good sense and a clear commitment to engaged, responsible research practices and... more...

  • Re-thinking Development in Africaby Komla Tsey

    Langaa RPCIG 2011; US$ 24.95

    In this thought provoking book, Komla Tsey argues that if governments, NGOs, development donor agencies and researchers are serious about development in Africa, they need to get down to ground level, both metaphorically and literally. They must search deep into Africa?s own rich oral traditions by creating space and opportunity for ordinary Africans,... more...

  • Africa: Facing Human Security Challenges in the 21st Centuryby Tatah Mentan

    Langaa RPCIG 2014; US$ 46.95

    Africa?s dynamic security environment is characterized by great diversity?from conventional challenges such as insurgencies, resource and identity conflicts, and post-conflict stabilization to growing threats from piracy, narcotics trafficking, violent extremism, and organized crime taking root in urban slums, among others. This precarious environment... more...

  • Indonesiaby Howard W. Beers

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    The need to find solutions to the grave economic and political problems faced by Indonesia presents a constant challenge. In this volume, scholars in a variety of fields study a broad spectrum of the problems of this new nation. Their overall focus centers on Indonesia's land and population with emphasis on the most efficient means of developing physical... more...

  • Information and Communication Technologies for Development in Africa - Volume 2by Florence Etta; Sheila Parvyn-Wamahiu

    International Development Research Centre 2003; US$ 30.00

    This volume examines the setting, operations, and effects of community telecentres. It describes the telecentre experiences of a variety of local and often rural communities, exploring the management structures and mechanisms that have been established to support these telecentres. The book provides profiles of telecentre usage and discusses the potential... more...

  • Managing Small-Scale Fisheriesby Fikret Berkes; Robin Mahon; Patrick McConney; Richard Pollnac; Robert Pomeroy

    International Development Research Centre 2001; US$ 25.00

    Human dependence on marine and coastal resources is increasing. Today, small-scale fisheries employ 50 of the world?s 51 million fishers, practically all of whom are from developing countries. And together, they produce more than half of the world?s annual marine fish catch of 98 million tonnes, supplying most of the fish consumed in the developing... more...

  • Research for Development in the Middle East and North Africaby Eglal Rached; Dina Craissati

    International Development Research Centre 2000; US$ 30.00

    With a population of more than 250 million and a notable strategic position between the North and the South, the Arab region constitutes a distinct region of the developing world. Its future development is a matter of crucial importance to the world. Unfortunately, however, the research environment in the Middle East and North Africa is not conducive... more...

  • Rebuilding the Leftby Marta Harnecker

    Zed Books 2007; US$ 27.95

    Based on a lifetime?s experience in politics, this book is a critique of social democratic realpolitik. It studies the challenges faced by the left now, and suggests ways to move forward to build a different world. more...

  • Les sociétés du savoir … en brefby Andreas Credé; Robin Mansell

    International Development Research Centre 1998; US$ 15.00

    This book encapsulates the findings of the Working Group. It argues that although the costs of building ICT infrastructure in the developing world are high, the costs of not doing so ù in terms of benefits foregone ù are likely to be much higher. In summarizing the full-length report of the Working Group (entitled Knowledge Societies), this book focuses... more...