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  • Income Growth and Women’s Empowerment Through Enhancing Local Knowledge on Plants. The Case of Women Herbalists in the Bamako District, Mali - HDRNet
    Mali Universitas Forum International Journal on Human Development and International Cooperation 3 1 ISSN 2070 6790 Preview PDF 463Kb Official URL http www universitasforum org index php ojs Abstract The article presents the experiences of supporting women herbalists in the district of Bamako Mali carried out by Aidemet NGO since 2005 This was the provision of kiosks for the orderly storage and proper display of medicinal plants as well as training and monitoring activities Survey results show that the monthly income of herbalist women who received the kiosks is 38 higher than of those who did not The analysis of life stories and testimonies of herbalist women shows that the introduction of kiosks has enabled them to improve their working conditions their incomes and the quality of plants sold to customers simultaneously reducing pressure on natural resources At the same time support measures have improved the self image of the medicinal plant vendors and the perception of the importance of their work with clients their families and community Document Type Article Keywords Traditional medicine Local Knowledge Women s Empowerment Mali Topics Environment and natural resources Case studies Culture diversity and human development Case studies Local economic development Case studies Knowledge

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/651/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Nutritional and Health Security Through Integrated Gardens for Women’s Empowerment: the CIKS experience - HDRNet
    CIKS a non profit organization based in Tamil Nadu is working towards enhancing the livelihoods of small and marginal farmers through sustainable organic agriculture During a survey to collect and document indigenous varieties CIKS realized that the concept of maintaining backyard gardens by rural women which contributed to the household supply of vegetables was fast vanishing Introduction of high yielding varieties their prohibitive costs and problems with chemical cultivation as well as low or poor germination were the main causes The non availability of vegetables was also leading to malnutrition mainly amongst women and children CIKS made an intervention at this point and revived the backyard gardens by involving women s self help groups An integrated garden which had both vegetables and common herbs was promoted through training and exposure This has resulted in nutritional security seed security health security by reducing medical costs for common ailments women s empowerment and also additional income for women They have also developed planning problem solving and management skills Document Type Article Keywords Centre for Indian Knowledge Systems CIKS Nutritional Security Women s Empowerment Integrated Gardens Tamil Nadu IndiaNutritional Security Topics Social protection and welfare Case studies Health Case studies Environment and natural

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/639/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Items where Topic is "Culture, diversity and human development > Conceptual issues " - HDRNet
    0 RSS 1 0 Atom HDRNet Library Resources Subject Areas 432 Culture diversity and human development 14 Conceptual issues 6 Group by Author Document Type Select by author s surname Article Conference or Workshop Item Monograph Number of items at this level 6 Article Hernández Castillo Rosalva Aída 2002 Indigenous Law and Identity Politics in Mexico Indigenous Men s and Women s Struggles for a Multicultural Nation Political and Legal Anthropology Review 25 1 pp 90 109 Conference or Workshop Item Grunberg Georg 2004 Control y gestión socioambiental de los territorios indígenas en Centroamérica In V Congreso Centroamericano de Antropología febrero 23 27 2004 Managua Ornat Clemente Raquel 2004 De indios desprestigiados al orgullo de ser indígena 100 costarricense un análisis etnohistórico de una región huetar del valle central de Costa Rica In Fifth Central American Anthropology Congress URACCAN Managua Monograph Mukherjee Reed Ananya 2004 Cultural Liberty in Today s Diverse World A Critique Discussion Paper International Development Economics Associates IDEAS New Delhi Kramer Dieter and D C Desarrollo y Cooperacion DSE 2001 Culture and the risk of globalization development between auto exclusion and organization Working Paper D C Desarrollo y Cooperacion DSE Larsen Peter Bille 2003 Indigenous and Tribal

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/view/subjects/22a.type.html (2016-05-01)
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  • Control y gestión socioambiental de los territorios indígenas en Centroamérica - HDRNet
    No Derivatives 558Kb Official URL http www uraccan edu ni Abstract Paper presented at the session on Constructing Identities during the V Central American Anthropology Congress Managua February 23 27 2004 This paper outlines why indigenous peoples should manage their own culturally appropriate environmentally sustainable financially feasible human centred development Such development will most likely coincide with the region s biodiversity promote peaceful intercultural living and strengthen gender equity Document

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/305/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Culture and the risk of globalization: development between auto-exclusion and organization - HDRNet
    the so called globalization processes of financial markets and of the liberalization of the exchange of goods and services The author discusses the philosophical base of globalization to propose the importance in recognizing how market economies can take place in different cultural contexts He contends that capital is not an expression of a culture to which it is intrinsically linked The discussion explains the cultural consequences of economic globalization such

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/77/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Indigenous and Tribal Children: Assessing Child Labour and Educational Challenges - HDRNet
    recommendations for action The author describes common forms of social exclusion such as discrimination and cultural marginalization and argues that current child labour and education initiatives tend to forget indigenous concerns and priorities unless safeguard mechanisms are included to ensure indigenous driven decision making Document Type Monograph Working Paper Keywords child labour education poverty indigenous and tribal children marginalization lavoro minorile istruzione povertà bambini indigeni emarginazione travail des enfants éducation

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/121/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Cultural Liberty in Today's Diverse World: A Critique - HDRNet
    Non commercial No Derivatives 38Kb Official URL http www networkideas org news aug2004 news09 HD Abstract This article offers a critique of the 2004 Human Development Report which advocates active multicultural policies The author points out that the kind of multiculturalism it is advocating continues to be used for formalising unequal social relations amongst citizens rather than altering them The experiences from Canada and India are used as illustrations for

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/53/ (2016-05-01)
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  • De indios desprestigiados al orgullo de ser indígena, 100% costarricense: un análisis etnohistórico de una región huetar del valle central de Costa Rica - HDRNet
    Central American Anthropology Congress URACCAN Managua Preview PDF Texto entero Español Published Version Available under License Creative Commons Attribution Non commercial No Derivatives 337Kb Official URL http www uraccan edu ni Abstract Paper presented during the V Centroamerican Anthropology Congress Managua Februrary 23 27 2004 It seeks to present how ethnic awareness from various cultural and political angles go beyond the local to challenge history Document Type Conference or Workshop

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/461/ (2016-05-01)
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