African Perspectives on Agroecology
Seed embodies life, power, and culture. From Africa’s deserts and drylands to its mighty river systems and tropical forests, from those growing a multiplicity of grains, legumes, and vegetables, to others struggling to produce enough to feed their families, seed provides the mainstay for the contine...
Addressing Conflict, COVID, and Climate Change
Marielle Snel, Nikolas Sorensen
Humanitarian crises are growing in length and complexity due to external destabilising pressures including conflict, COVID, and climate change, with the average length of refugee situations now exceeding twenty years. Until now, there has not been any specific WASH publication of this kind that refl...
Gender and Resilience in the City
Gender and Resilience in the City is an exploration of one urbanising city: Bharatpur Nepal, from 2014 to 2019. Bharatpur is representative of countless, dynamic cities around the world. Local authorities and residents are learning what it means to be in a city in which the rural and urban are morp...
Progress You Can See
We all measure progress toward our individual goals every day, whether we recognize it or not. This book provides a proven process for incorporating measuring into collective action for social change. Measuring has the potential to unlock paths to shared purpose; to motivate learning and continuous...
A Strengths-based Approach for International Development
Keren Winterford, Deborah Rhodes, Christopher Dureau
The practice of international development continues to change as more is understood about what works. A shift from a deficit or problem-solving approach to a strengths-based approach is a significant reframing for international development. A strengths-based approach aims to reveal assets, strengths...
Seguir Adiante / Salir Adelante
Pia Riggirozzi, Bruna Curcio, Tallulah Lines, Natalia Cintra
Baseado nas fotografias e depoimentos de mulheres migrantes venezuelanas no Brasil, ‘Seguir Adiante / Salir Adelante’ oferece uma visão sincera e impactante sobre as experiências vividas por mulheres migrantes. O fotolivro analisa especificamente os desafios por elas enfrentados, suas vulnerabilidad...
The ‘Easternization’ of Development
Just over a decade ago, a new paradigm emerged that challenged the ‘conventional’ type of global development assistance by which the Global North vertically supports the Global South. It became apparent that a shift was taking place - to an approach built upon horizontal relationships between equal...
Pastoralism, Uncertainty and Development
Shibaji Bose, Roopa Gogineni, Natasha Maru, Tahira Mohamed, Michele Nori, Linda Pappagallo, Giulia Simula, Masresha Taye, Palden Tsering
In the drylands and mountains where pastoralists live, uncertainty is everywhere. In these settings, negotiating access to resources, navigating volatile markets, making use of varying social relations in times of stress, and responding to conflict and complex political dynamics is essentia...
Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards 3rd edition
Coming soon: 27th June 2023
The Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards (LEGS) target livestock-owning communities affected by humanitarian crises. Drawing on international evidence-based best practice, LEGS supports practiti...