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China’s New Development Strategy

In this book internationally recognized experts on China describe and evaluate recent changes, relating them to earlier policies and experience, the problems of developing countries generally and the process of change in other socialist countries.

1 January 1982


Seasonal Dimensions to Rural Poverty

The process which has led to this book was sparked off by the discovery in a seminar at the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex that in both northern Nigeria and a part of Bangladesh there was a peak in births in the late wet season. This led organisers and participants...

1 January 1981


Learning for Development: A Literature Review

Organisational Learning - Background Information Organisational learning, in which leaders and managers give priority to learning as integral to practice, is increasingly recognized as critical to improved performance. ActionAid, DFID and Sida collaborated with the Participation Group at the...

26 June 1905


Development and the Learning Organisation

As development NGOs and official aid agencies embrace the idea of 'becoming a learning organisation', they are increasingly concerned with some form of knowledge generation and organisational learning. To date, the literature on these issues tended to come out of the private sector and reflect a...

25 June 1905