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  • Community Well-being in Biocultural Landscapesby Bas Verschuuren; Suneetha M. Subramanian; Wim Hiemstra

    Practical Action Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    There is a growing recognition that living well must go beyond economic and material plenty to encompass social and spiritual well-being. But what do we understand by these wider aspects of well-being? Community Well-being in Biocultural Landscapes provides an introduction to the concept of human well-being as it relates to international rural development... more...

  • Community-based Adaptation to Climate Changeby Jonathan Ensor; Rachel Berger; Saleemul Huq

    Practical Action Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    As climate becomes less predictable and extreme weather events become more frequent, there is an urgent need for support that will help communities to prepare and adapt to changing conditions. This support is needed at the local level as well as the national, and must be framed by appropriate policy that secures real benefits for those most at risk.... more...

  • Contribution au changementby Roger Few; Daniel McAvoy; Marcela Tarazona

    Practical Action Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    Alors que le nombre de personnes touchées par des catastrophes augmente, il en va de même pour les attentes placées dans les organisations humanitaires par les bailleurs de fonds, le public et les populations touchées. Les organisations doivent à présent fournir des preuves de l?impact de leurs interventions, mais l?application de méthodes d?évaluation... more...

  • Delivering Energy for Developmentby Raffaella Bellanca; Ewan Bloomfield; Kavita Rai

    Practical Action Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99

    Access to modern energy services remains low or non-existent for approximately 2.8 billion of the world?s population. Energy practitioners are facing the challenge of delivering access to modern energy services where poverty and lack of infrastructure makes it most difficult. Rising awareness about climatic change and the notion of energy security... more...

  • Feminists in Development Organizationsby Rosalind Eyben; Laura Turquet

    Practical Action Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99

    Feminists in Development Organizations arises from a collaborative project of feminists working inside the head offices of multilateral organizations, government aid agencies and international NGOs.The personal stories in this book show that these feminists are ?tempered radicals? positioned on the border of the development agencies that employ them.... more...

  • Humanitarian charter and minimum standards in humanitarian response - Russianby The Sphere Project The Sphere Project

    Practical Action Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99

    The Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards will not of course stop humanitarian crises from happening, nor can they prevent human suffering. What they offer, however, is an opportunity for the enhancement of assistance with the aim of making a difference to the lives of people affected by disaster? Ton van Zutphen, Sphere Board Chair and John... more...

  • Humanitarian charter and minimum standards in humanitarian responseby The Sphere Project The Sphere Project

    Practical Action Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99

    The Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response will not stop humanitarian crises from happening, nor can they prevent human suffering. What they offer, however, is an opportunity for the enhancement of assistance with the aim of making a difference to the lives of people affected The Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards... more...

  • Humanitarian Needs Assessmentby ACAPS ACAPS

    Practical Action Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    What assistance do disaster-affected communities need? This book guides humanitarian field staff in answering this vital question during the early days and weeks following a disaster, when timely and competent assessment is crucial for enabling informed decision making. Needs assessment is essential for programme planning, monitoring and evaluation.... more...

  • ICT Pathways to Poverty Reductionby Edith Ofwona Adera; Timothy M. Waema; Julian May

    Practical Action Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    This book provides new empirical evidence on access to and use of ICTs and their effect on poor households in East African and Southern African countries. It addresses the questions: Under what conditions do women benefit economically from using ICTs? How are the livelihoods of rural users affected? Which ICTs are being used by low-income entrepreneurs?... more...

  • Into the Unknownby Robert Chambers

    Practical Action Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    Development is about change, and lives immersed in researching international development should be prepared for exploration, for discovering the unexpected, and for questioning the direction that ?development? is taking. Robert Chambers reflects on experiences, which led him to examine personal biases and predispositions, and he challenges readers... more...