Poverty despite growth – field trip

If productivity growth is the pathway out of poverty for smallholders in South Asia, then Bangladesh is currently on a better way than India. Where as Bangladesh has managed to increase cereal yields per ha from the 1970s onwards and from 1990 to 2009 by 50%, India managed to increase yields per ha only by […]

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Towards Inclusive Development for and with the Poorest

Tweet International Roundtable Conference on Marginality and Extreme Poverty: Towards Inclusive Development for and with the Poorest June 20‐22, 2011 Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn, Germany The poorest are often marginalized, living at the edge of economic, ecological, social and political systems. Incidences of most extreme poverty and food insecurity are commonly […]

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IASC 2011

IASC 2011 – Sustaining Commons: Sustaining our Future

Tweet The IFLEA project partners participate in the IASC conference Jan 10-14, 2011 in Hyderabad, India.       Institutions and Livelihoods in East African Forest Landscapes (IFLEA) Project funded by a grant from Volkswagen Foundation, Oct.2008-Oct.2012 Objective To strengthen research capacities, build a training network and improve understanding of the role institutions and institutional […]

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Short Course on Values and Institutions of Biodiversity and Ecosystems

The Food Security Center (FSC), University of Hohenheim, Germany, in cooperation with the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) School of Environmental Science and Management(SESAM) and the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is pleased to announce the conduct of the: SHORT COURSE ON VALUES AND INSTITUTIONS OF BIODIVERSITY […]

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