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    The Social Wandering of the Afghan Kuchis

    Changing patterns, perceptions and politics of an Afghan community

    Reports & Research
    April, 2013
    Afghanistan

    ABSTRACED FROM EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:

    Kuchis, as nomads are now usually referred to in Afghanistan, occupy a peculiar place among Afghan communities. They constitute, like many nomadic communities in other countries, a particularly disadvantaged group with respect to many social indicators such as access to education, health or livelihood standards. Although many Kuchis are settling down, a growing and unregulated phenomenon taking place at the outskirts of the major Afghan cities, these indicators are still not improving.

  2. Library Resource
    Lessons from Afghanistan’s History for the Current Transition and Beyond
    Reports & Research
    September, 2012
    Afghanistan

    Despite interesting patterns from the past and at least superficially striking parallels with the present, policies on Afghanistan have not been adequately informed by an understanding of the country’s history. Nor has the extensive academic literature on Afghan history been translated into policy; on the contrary, much that has been attempted in Afghanistan since late 2001 has been remarkably ahistorical. This report identifies broad historical patterns and distills relevant lessons that may be applicable to policies during the 2011 to 2014 transition and beyond.

  3. Library Resource
    Knowledge into action
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2018
    Global

    This note is part of an Action Notes series and provides examples of tools that government agencies can adapt to their national context and use to develop the technical capacity to screen and select investors.

  4. Library Resource
    124281-BRI-PUBLIC-KN06.
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2018
    Global

    This note is part of an Action Notes series and provides guidance to governments on how to screen and select prospective investment projects to ensure they maximize the social, economic, and environmental benefits while minimizing the risks. It provides investors information on what can be expected in cases of good screening practice.

  5. Library Resource
    Knowledge into action
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2018
    Global

    This note is part of an Action Notes series and provides guidance for governments on how to create an investment climate that is conducive to attracting high-quality, responsible investment in agriculture.

  6. Library Resource
    124291-BRI-PUBLIC-KN16
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2018
    Global

    This note is part of an Action Notes series and provides guidance for governments and companies on good practice in occupational health and safety policies, programs, procedures and processes, a matter of critical importance given that half the world’s working population is in agriculture

  7. Library Resource
    human rights
    Manuals & Guidelines
    April, 2020
    Global

    This publication provides institutional investors with practical guidance on how to prevent, mitigate, and address negative impacts on human rights defenders in investment portfolios.

  8. Library Resource
    trainer's guide
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2013
    Global

    This training toolkit aims to sensitize government agents about land administration, develop their capacity to address issues of corruption and to enhance transparency in the land sector. It focuses specifically on land administration with a view to filling the capacity development gap in the land administration sector. Training content covers key themes clustered into different training sessions related to land governance, transparency, land administration and tools that could help bring about transparency. It comes with a trainer's guide.

  9. Library Resource
    transparency administration
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2013
    Global

    This training toolkit aims to sensitize government agents about land administration, develop their capacity to address issues of corruption and to enhance transparency in the land sector. It focuses specifically on land administration with a view to filling the capacity development gap in the land administration sector. Training content covers key themes clustered into different training sessions related to land governance, transparency, land administration and tools that could help bring about transparency. It comes with a trainer's guide.

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