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  1. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    April, 2014

    El texto que presentamos a las y los visitantes de nuestra página recibió el tercer premio en la categoría ensayos del Concurso Alimentos y pensamientos, siempre en agenda con el tema de la versión 2013: "Juventudes Rurales, situación y desafíos". La authora despliega una reflexión sobre el papel que las y los jóvenes indígenas de los países sudamericanos pueden cumplir en la recuperación de la dignidad y el protagonismo de sus pueblos asumiendo el compromiso de investigar, imaginar y proponer los sentidos más concretos y viables que hagan operativo el concepto Vivir Bien.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2014

    The land challenge is central to the broader youth dynamics of migration, employment, livelihoods and belonging. The more than 1.8 billion youth living worldwide represent not only a land challenge, but an untapped potential in moving the tenure security agenda forward.

    Youth-led Action Research on Land builds on previous youth and land engagement and consultations that have identified critical needs and knowledge gapsin the space of youth and land.

  3. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    August, 2014

    New York Times

  4. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    August, 2014
    Costa Rica

    Diversos autores se han referido a la heterogeneidad de la agricultura familiar. Sin embargo, no hay estudios para determinar cómo esta heterogeneidad puede afectar la vida de los jóvenes rurales. El presente artículo está basado en una investigación realizada por el mismo autor, sobre la situación educativa y ocupacional de los jóvenes rurales y su implicación para la economía familiar, la sostenibilidad del agrosistema y sus proyectos de vida, basada en el estudio de caso de la población de Tierra Blanca, Cartago, Costa Rica. 

  5. Library Resource
    August, 2014
    Republic of Korea, China, India

    The authors compare changes in gender
    roles and women's empowerment in China, India, and the
    Republic of Korea. Around 1950, these newly formed states
    were largely poor and agrarian, with common cultural factors
    that placed similar severe constraints on women's
    autonomy. They adopted very different paths of development,
    which are well known to have profoundly affected development
    outcomes. These choices have also had a tremendous impact on

  6. Library Resource
    August, 2014

    After more than 35 years, the elected
    local government system in Lesotho was reestablished in 2005
    through the election of the Local Authorities, i.e. the
    Community and District Councils (CCs and DCs). Across the
    political spectrum, the political will to move forward was
    at its peak. An exemplary campaign to educate the entire
    population as to the purposes and functioning of the new
    Local Authorities, and the electoral process preceded the

  7. Library Resource
    April, 2014

    This paper develops a framework and some
    hypotheses regarding the impact of local-level, informal
    legal institutions on three economic outcomes: aggregate
    growth, inequality, and human capabilities. It presents a
    set of stylized differences between formal and informal
    legal justice systems, identifies the pathways through which
    formal systems promote economic outcomes, reflects on what
    the stylized differences mean for the potential impact of

  8. Library Resource
    April, 2014
    Sierra Leone

    The topic of this paper is, in the words
    of one reviewer, 'one of the most discussed
    sociological and societal issues in African studies: the
    relationship between traditional institutions and new
    institutions'. Often in such discussions, the
    'traditional' and 'modern' are framed as
    if in opposition to one another, and debate centers on
    whether and to what extent tradition should cede to

  9. Library Resource
    March, 2014

    In 2006-07, the Water and Sanitation
    Program (WSP) initiated research to identify barriers to
    service delivery for the urban poor. The findings of the
    research have been presented in the Guidance Notes on
    Improving Water Supply and Sanitation Services to the Urban
    Poor in India. The Urban Global Practice Team of WSP decided
    to expand the ambit of this research to a global context as
    the learnings were relevant to experiences across Africa,

  10. Library Resource
    August, 2014

    The objective of this paper is to
    present a succinct and up-to-date review of the urban sector
    in Egypt, with a focus on issues for which there is new
    insight or emerging government interest. The two main themes
    of the report are the challenges facing the urban sector and
    the policy implications at various levels of government.
    Some of the reports mains findings are: urbanization in
    Egypt takes on forms and processes which are not well

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