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Work Institutions And Sustainable Livelihood

Author : Virginius Xaxa
ISBN : 9789811057564
Genre : Business & Economics
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The book explores the debates surrounding sustainable livelihood in the neoliberal era effected through transformation of the nature of work and the role of institutions, particularly in the Global South. By creating gainful work and employment opportunities through formal and informal institutions using progressive instruments and innovations within rural and urban economies, livelihood becomes ‘sustainable’, thereby reducing inequality and increasing resilience among households. Based on both theoretical and empirical studies from Asia and Africa, the book establishes the relationship between three broad concepts – work, institutions and sustainable development. The content has been divided into three broad sections: Rural Economy and Its Transformations; Urbanisation and Sustainable Livelihood; and Innovations and Instruments of Transformation. This book is a valuable resource for scholars of development studies, rural and urban studies, labour studies besides economics, sociology, political science and policymaking.

Working With Local Institutions To Support Sustainable Livelihoods

Author : Robin Ruth Marsh
ISBN : 9251050481
Genre : Business & Economics
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This paper summarises the research findings and policy implications of a research project undertaken by FAO to gain a greater understanding of the links between household livelihood strategies, incomes and the local institutional environments. Building on three country studies in India, Mozambique and Mexico, the research focuses on informal economic institutions associated with household access to land, labour, markets and capital, as well as those providing a social safety net.

Women Reclaiming Sustainable Livelihoods

Author : Wendy Harcourt
ISBN : 9780230316485
Genre : Political Science
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This volume highlights women's work sustaining local economies and environments, particularly in response to the current food, fuel and climate crises. It includes women's role in the green entrepreneurship, women's reproductive and productive work in the care economy, and a further examination of eco feminist debates.

Work Learning And Sustainable Development

Author : John Fien
ISBN : 9781402081941
Genre : Education
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This book is the first that provides a comprehensive overview of the way countries, education systems and institutions have responded to the call for an integration of learning for work, citizenship and sustainability at the Second International Conference on Technical and Vocational Education which was held in Seoul in 1999. Discussions on the central theme of the Seoul Conference - lifelong learning and training for all, a bridge to the future – led to the conclusion that a new paradigm of both development and Technical and Vocational Education (TVET) was needed. This book showcases the wide range of international initiatives that have sought to put such exhortations into practice. It includes: case studies of national TVET policy reforms, reoriented curricula, sustainable campus management programs, and examples of innovative approaches to integrating learning in TVET with on-the-job training and in community service. It also focuses on the issues and challenges being faced and ways of moving forward. Case studies feature initiatives in a wide range of world regions and countries, and include authors from: UK, Germany, Finland, Canada, USA, Australia, South Africa, China, Republic of Korea, India, Pakistan and the Philippines.

Managing Natural Resources For Sustainable Livelihoods

Author : Barry Pound
ISBN : 1844070263
Genre : Business & Economics
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• Provides an in-depth analysis of the importance of environmental policy in fighting poverty• Extremely relevant: (i) 2005 is the year of the ‘Make Poverty History’ campaign (ii) eradicating extreme poverty is one of the UN Millennium Development Goals

Implementing A Sustainable Livelihoods Framework For Policy Directed Research

Author : Karen Brock
ISBN : UOM:39015051988270
Genre : Environment policy
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Analysing Policy For Sustainable Livelihoods

Author : Alex Shankland
ISBN : STANFORD:36105110137200
Genre : Sustainable development
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Sustainable Rural Livelihoods

Author : Ian Scoones
ISBN : IND:30000060637711
Genre : Developing countries
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Papers Presented At The Second Session Of The Working Party On Small Scale Fisheries

Author : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Working Party on Small-Scale Fisheries
ISBN : 9251052565
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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The session agreed on a vision statement and on a characterization of small-scale fisheries as well as on a research agenda of five main themes. It elaborated preliminary drafts of two separate technical documents on the contribution, role and importance of small-scale fisheries and research agenda for small-scale fisheries and requested that the documents be submitted, after finalization by the Secretariat, to the ACFR at its next session

Sustainable Livelihoods In Upland Vietnam

Author : Elaine Morrison
ISBN : 1899825215
Genre : Forest management
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