Conflict Experiences and Household Expectations on Recovery ...
Welcome to Navsarjan hypothesises that individuals are likely to report negative expectations if they were exposed to conflict events in the past The authors combine individual and household level data from the Northern Uganda Livelihood Survey of 2007 with a disaggregated conflict exposure index based on the Armed Conflict Locations Events Data ACLED The paper runs logistic regression models to study the strength of the association between conflict and expectations The authors state
Household Decision-making under Threat of Violence: A Micro ...
Welcome to Navsarjan Tracts region of Bangladesh The study represents a contribution to the microeconomic analysis of conflict Heightened subjective perceptions of violence lower consumption expenditure but it can raise land use intensity and more risky mixed crop cultivation In some case experiences of displacement and other violence raises the likelihood of households sending children to school This indicates that a specific postconflict phoenix factor may be in operation even without substantial infrastructure
Can Families in Rural India Bear the Additional Burden of Secondary Education? Investigating the Determinants of Transition
Welcome to Navsarjan Abhiyan SSA Despite a significantly improved picture at the basic level a considerable proportion of children continue to drop out before reaching the secondary level and of those who do complete their basic education only 88 percent go on to participate in secondary schooling This study investigates the factors influencing parents decision whether or not to send their children to secondary schooling and finds that overall the effect of additional
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Banking for the future: Savings, security and seeds. A short study of community seed banks in Bangladesh, Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Honduras, India, Nepal, Thailand, Zambia and Zimbabwe
Welcome to Navsarjan industry largely due to more farmers purchasing seeds Despite the growth in the commercial seed sector the majority of the farmers in the developing world still depend on the harvest season to collect seeds They are therefore very vulnerable to the risk of crop failure and even more so as weather patterns change drastically every year Availability and reliability of seeds at the right time as well as easy access
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Climate-Related Displacement and Human Security in South Asia: A Review of the Social Science Research
Welcome to Navsarjan one way to frame the contributions of social science research is to explore the issues in terms of a human security approach Within this context social science research would aim to increase understanding of which individuals households communities and populations are most vulnerable to the predicted increased frequency of natural disasters and environmental degradation caused by climatic changes There is also a need to understand the reasons for this vulnerability
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Implementing Resolution 1325 in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone: Charting a Way Forward
Welcome to Navsarjan The document discusses the need to adjust the approach to implementing the resolution in challenging contexts such as post conflict Sierra Leone and Liberia and conflict prone Guinea It also outlines a comprehensive agenda for implementing Resolution 1325 in the region with three main components women s security needs women s political participation and gender equality legislation and policies The briefing note ends with recommendations for the work on Resolution
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Benefiting the Resource Rich: How Can International Development Policy Help Tame the Resource Curse?
Welcome to Navsarjan Development Policy Help Tame the Resource Curse While natural resource revenues ought to enable development past experiences with the Paradox of Plenty have shown that mineral and oil wealth often represents a curse rather than a blessing inducing slower growth and higher levels of poverty Many resource rich countries have high poverty rates and are among recipients of international aid This paper looks at how lessons from successful resource rich
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Bitter Fruit Socio-economic Issues in Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Supply Chains of Dutch Supermarkets – The Case of Ahold
Welcome to Navsarjan handled by the Dutch supermarkets Although exports of fresh fruits and vegetables FFV provide jobs for developing countries and are an important source of income for many producing countries this study found that precarious working conditions and unsustainable practices in tropical food supply chains This relates to structural factors in the producing countries such as poverty weak legislation and the weak implementation thereof However these factors along with a suitable
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