NGO Management and Advocacy
Civil Society and the War on Terror
Aggravated poverty and insecurity, the loss of livelihoods, the breakdown of trust and hope – these are some of the consequences of the war on terror. These points were reiterated in a series of workshops organised by INTRAC in 2006-07, and run by southern and northern civil society groups in five r...
The Development of Civil Society in Central Asia
Janice Giffen, Lucy Earle, Charles Buxton
The Development of Civil Society in Central Asia considers the applicability and use of civil society, both as a concept and in practice, in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. The volume examines whether civil society organisations (CSOs) are a progressive force for cha...
See Both Sides
Published by Oxfam GBs UK Poverty Programme Gender analysis has been used in international development for many years. It is now widely recognised that a better understanding of the particular needs of women and men makes a significant difference in the fight against poverty and disadvantage. This h...
Trading Away Our Rights
Globalisation and trade have drawn millions of women in developing countries into paid work. Their labour is contributing to rising global prosperity and the profits of some of the world's most powerful companies. But women workers are systematically being denied their fair share of the benefits fro...
Exploding the Migration Myths
Russell King, Nicola Mai, Mirela Dalipaj
Migration has become a central issue in a heated political and media debate in Britain and throughout Europe. But the issues have often become confused and mythologised. This report seeks to contribute to a more mature public debate - and to more effective and just policy responses - through an in-d...
Autonomy or Dependence?
Autonomy or Dependence? explores the concept and practice of ‘partnership’ between non-government organisations (NGOs) in the North and South. Based on a rigourous four-year study, the book draws together the perspectives of a group of European NGOs and compares these with the experiences of a selec...
Sharpening the Development Process
The purpose of this book is to provide a detailed introduction to the process of developing monitoring and evaluation systems which will provide a foundation on which to develop personal and organisational learning. It is based on the work of INTRAC in research, consultancy and training and is roote...
Creativity and Constraint
This publication captures the dynamics and discussions of INTRAC's Fifth International Conference on Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E), held in April 2003 in the Netherlands. The enthusiasm generated at the conference, by presentations of innovative and participatory monitoring and evaluation practice...
Information Management for Development Organisations
If information flows well between and within organizations, it empowers people by enabling them to make evidence-based choices; it promotes efficiency; and it enables creativity. Information does not flow well by chance: the process needs to be managed, by everyone concerned. This book introduces to...
Charis Gresser, Sophia Tickell
There is a crisis destroying the livelihoods of 25 million coffee producers around the world. The price of coffee has fallen by almost 50 per cent in the past three years to a 30-year low. Farmers sell at a heavy loss while branded coffee sells at a hefty profit. The coffee crisis has become a devel...