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  • Commercial and Inclusive Value Chainsby Malcolm Harper|Belt|Roy; John Belt; Rajeev Roy

    Practical Action Publishing 2015; US$ 9.99

    In spite of the current wave of globalization, the majority of the world?s people remain poor, excluded from economic development. The aim of this book is to show that disadvantaged smallholders and other poor people can be included in modern integrated value chains, which are profitable for them, for the value chain leaders, and for all the other... more...

  • Food Regimes and Agrarian Questionsby Philip McMichael

    Practical Action Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    Food Regimes and Agrarian Questions extends the original conception of the food regime, formulated by Harriet Friedmann and Philip McMichael, detailing new dimensions of the succession of imperial, intensive and corporate food regimes. Developing the methodological contributions of food regime analysis, McMichael re-examines the agrarian question... more...

  • Donner plus de sens a l'attenuation du changement climatiqueby Aaron Leopold

    Practical Action Publishing 2014; US$ 2.99

    Le système énergétique mondial est le facteur le plus important du changement climatique. Ainsi, réduire la consommation énergétique ainsi que les émissions de gaz à effet de serre a une importance primordiale dans le monde pour éviter des changements climatiques catastrophiques. Toutefois, améliorer l?accès aux services énergétiques modernes des... more...

  • The Energy?Water?Food Nexus at Decentralized Scalesby Lucy Stevens; Mary Gallagher

    Practical Action Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    The Energy?Water?Food Nexus at Decentralized Scales uses Practical Action?s experiences with micro-hydro schemes to connect global nexus debates to the experiences of and solutions for remote off-grid communities and smallholder farmers. Through examples in Peru, Nepal, and Zimbabwe it exemplifies the need for an integrated approach to energy, water,... more...

  • Le nexus energie-eau-alimentation a des echelles decentraliseesby Lucy Stevens

    Practical Action Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Ce document s?appuie sur l?expérience de Practical Action en matière de programmes de microcentrales hydroélectriques et vise à établir un lien entre les débats mondiaux sur le nexus (liens) et les solutions et expériences des communautés isolées hors réseau et des petits exploitants agricoles. Par le biais d?exemples au Pérou, au Népal et au Zimbabwe,... more...

  • Permettre aux populations pauvres d'acceder a l'energieby Lucy Stevens

    Practical Action Publishing 2014; US$ 2.99

    Pour atteindre l?accès universel à l?énergie d?ici 2030, les approches «traditionnelles» devront évoluer en termes de politiques, de financement et de mise en oeuvre. La série Perspectives énergétiques des populations pauvres de Practical Action s?est concentrée sur ce que l?accès à l?énergie signifie pour les pauvres, et sur ce qui sera nécessaire... more...

  • Financial and Market Integration of Vulnerable Peopleby Linda Jones

    Practical Action Publishing 2015; US$ 9.99

    Smallholder farmers, women earners, young job-seekers, people with disability and the entrenched poor often struggle to sustain themselves or contribute to the wellbeing of their households. Despite years of attempting to address this situation, microfinance and enterprise development programmes have repeatedly been unable to reach the poorest and... more...

  • The Politics of Evidence and Results in International Developmentby Rosalind Eyben; Irene Guijt; Chris Roche

    Practical Action Publishing 2015; US$ 9.99

    Understanding and demonstrating the effectiveness of efforts to improve the lives of those living in poverty is an essential part of international development practice. But who decides what counts as good or credible evidence? Can the drive to measure results do justice to and promote transformational change ? change that challenges the power relations... more...

  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Humanitarian Contextsby Richard Carter

    Practical Action Publishing 2015; US$ 9.99

    Earthquakes, tsunamis, floods, droughts, disease outbreaks as well as conflicts are all crises that result in death as well as profound disruption to those left behind, and to those communities who shelter them. Among the most urgent interventions are those to provide water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) to affected communities. Water, Sanitation... more...

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

    Practical Action Publishing 2014; US$ 104.83

    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...