In the last 24 years since the collapse of USSR, five Central Asian countries have been transformed. Each has transitioned from communism and planned economy…
Sustainable Livelihoods: Taking Agrarian Political Economy Seriously
It appears in the ‘short books for big ideas’ agrarian and peasant studies series, and tries to offer a readable overview of the key debates, as well as suggesting important new directions.
Book Review: The Last Mile in Ending Extreme Poverty
The Last Mile in Ending Extreme Poverty will be a classic book for the era of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) towards 2030.
Can Graduation Programmes End Child Poverty?
Can social protection lift up households out of poverty sustainably? The keyword of this sentence is ‘sustainably’.
Cash Transfers Boost the Local Economy in Cambodia
What components or types of social protection programmes most effectively reduce poverty and vulnerability? What about impacts on a local economy?
How does Rural Cambodian Earn a Livelihood? – Case of Stung Treng
New research reveals livelihood strategies in rural Cambodia. Taking a case of Stung Treng, the paper identifies rural livelihood strategies for different household clusters, and analyse selected livelihood activities.
Disability, Education and Employment in Developing Countries
Shifting the paradigm from charity to investment is necessary. People with disabilities are regarded as a passive recipient of supports, and considered for the subject of pity and sympathy.
Why is Disability Important for the Post-2015 Agenda?
People with disability account for 15 percent of the world population. “Why should not we focus on disability is a proper questions?” Dr. Kamal Lamichhane says.
How does Disability relate to Poverty?
Disability and poverty have a clear association. In Nepal, when people with disability have at least 9 years of schooling, they are not likely to live in poverty.
Book launch: “Growth is Dead, Long Live Growth”
An innovative collaboration sends out a strong message into the world, “Growth is dead, long live growth: The quality of economic growth and why it matters”.