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  • Las cooperativas de vivienda por ayuda mutua uruguayas

    Cooperación Española, Junta de Andalucía, Montevideo Mi Casa (1999)
    This book is a collection of articles discussing the significance of housing cooperatives in Uruguay and its participatory processes and methods. Chapter 1 traces the raison d'être from a socio-political and judicial view, and the social organization and framework from which they function. Chapter 2 delineates the actors involved in the conceptual and physical building of the cooperatives. Chapter 3 discusses the impact of housing cooperatives on the current social and political reality of t...

    Local Economic Development Debates in South Africa

    Bond, Patrick (2002)
    This report discusses Local Economic Development (LED) in South Africa, specifically questions regarding the meaning of LED -- what a 'pro-poor' LED consists of in South Africa, and how residual anti-poor strategies are followed up with a globalized context. It is important to connect LED to globalization since it has pushed local municipalities to become more entreprenurial.

    Salute mentale, cooperazione e sviluppo. Oltre le tecniche d'importazione nell'aiuto umanitario: l'esperienza di Prodere

    Carrino, Luciano (2006)
    The approaches commonly adopted by mental health professionals reveal conceptual shortcomings when applied to situations of extreme poverty and insecurity. development cooperation helps to rethink the relationship between the needs of individuals, the role of Self in the search for well-being and the responsibility of society in imposing processes of satisfaction that produce exclusion and fuel destructive conflicts.

    PRODERE Report

    Torres Rivas, Edelberto (1994)
    In 1994, Guatemalan sociologist Edelberto Torres Rivas wrote this detailed report on the inter-agency UN program PRODERE, implemented in Central America from the end of the 1980s. The author analyses the role played by PRODERE in promoting legality, in the framework of respect of human rights and human development: the key elements of the program. The report describes and analyzes the PRODERE experience as an institutional practice that can be used in other regions affected by conflict. Inspi...

    Basic Social Services for All? Ensuring Accountability Through Deep Democratic Decentralisation

    Mehrotra, Santosh (2002)
    The once-in-five year exercised right to vote is not participation. Given that the vast majority of the poor in most low-income countries are illiterate and for all practical purposes voiceless, and their access to the ‘free' media is limited, democracy also does not play the instrumental role of ensuring hearing of their needs. The conceptualisation of their needs is more often carried out by well-intentioned, well-educated bureaucrats, neither fully sharing nor understanding the life experi...
  • ART Gold Sri Lanka: connecting people for human development

    Rodani, Andrei Rami (2008)
    Publisher: Universitas Programme of the KIP-UN Initiative
    The ART Gold Sri Lanka (AGSL) Programme was initiated in the aftermath of the tsunami of 2004 not only to support the immediate recovery phase but also to facilitate a sustainable longer-term development process, by reinforcing the ability of local actors to plan and manage territorial development. This video is a result of a participatory research process, conducted prior to the filming stage, with the main actors in the ASGL (the members and representatives of the local community, AGSL comm...

    Promotion and enhancement of fonio

    Various , Authors (2015)
    A short video about a local development practice focusing on the promotion and enhancement of fonio, a cereal with important nutritional properties. The practice was one of six prize winners resulting from a national competition for innovative practices of local development, launched by the Senegalese Ministry of local governance, development and territorial planning, with funding from the Italian Cooperation and technical support from the KIP International School.

    The seven necessary reforms of the 21st Century

    Morin, Edgar (2009)
    Le 14 octobre 2009 a eu lieu à Paris une rencontre internationale centrée sur une conférence d’Edgar Morin sur les sept réformes nécessaires au XXIème siècle.Edgar Morin a exposé ses analyses sur la crise globale actuelle du développement et indiqué les grandes réformes de la pensée, de la politique, des modes de vie, de l’économie, du rapport avec l’environnement et de l’éthique qui sont nécessaires pour aller vers une politique de l’humanité, prenant en compte l’interdépendance et la comple...

    Spiruline, a virtuous algae

    Various , Authors (2015)
    A short video about a local development practice focusing on the production and commercialization of spiruline, an algae used as an nutritional integrator. The practice was one of six prize winners resulting from a national competition for innovative practices of local development, launched by the Senegalese Ministry of local governance, development and territorial planning, with funding from the Italian Cooperation and technical support from the KIP International School.

    Integrated management of household waste

    Various , Authors (2015)
    A short video about a local development practice focusing on the integrated management of household waste. The practice was one of six prize winners resulting from a national competition for innovative practices of local development, launched by the Senegalese Ministry of local governance, development and territorial planning, with funding from the Italian Cooperation and technical support from the KIP International School.
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