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Institutions - Social capital
Challenges before cooperatives in South Asia - Building a comparative advantage
Cooperatives are currently facing a number of crises: crisis of capital, crisis of ideology, crisis of credibility and crisis of management. The question that the article intends to answer is: why cooperatives? This article was extracted from the study, "Cooperatives in the new environments: Role of the Registrar of Cooperative Societies in South Asia (Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka)", ... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/rodirect/ROan0013.htm

Institutions - Public institutions
Options for further reform in China's farmland system
The contents of the article were extracted from "Report of a pilot study on poverty, land abandonment and rural institutions", produced by the Department of International Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture, People's Republic of China, in collaboration with the FAO Rural Development Division.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/rodirect/ROan0012.htm

Institutions - Social capital
Institutions - Public institutions
The state and the market: The missing link
This paper argues that the debate over state versus markets is leading to another discussion: the interaction between the market and the institutions of both civil society and the state.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/rodirect/ROan0010.htm

Institutions - Social capital
Pastoral Livestock Development in Central Asia
According to this paper: "Economic restructuring has led to a fall in the living standards of herding families. The sudden end of state subsidies, the gradual disintegration of state and collective farms, and continuing production declines have worsened the conditions of the population - especially that of the vulnerable groups - and poverty and unemployment have become acute social problems."
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/rodirect/ROan0009.htm

Institutions - Social capital
The gender dimension in rural cooperatives
From a paper commissioned by FAO for the Centennial Meeting of the International Cooperative Alliance, Manchester, UK, September, 1995.The article address the questions why is female participation so low in cooperatives, especially in rural cooperatives, and how cooperatives can help women's integration by paying attention to their basic and strategic needs
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/rodirect/ROan0008.htm

Institutions - Public institutions
Interface local development-strategic centers: the role of the region
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/frdirect/ROan0007.htm

Institutions - Public institutions
Sustainable Rural Development in Western Africa: The Naam Movement and the Six 'S'
The Naam Movement and the Six 'S' suggest many essential elements for development. Their success clearly articulates the significance of 'development from within' approaches, not from the outside. Their success also lies in starting from 'tradition', in people's participation with decentralized organization, and in fully utilizing local resources and endowments, which are also ingredients of 'd... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/rodirect/ROan0006.htm

Institutions - Social capital
Toward a new cooperative system in Viet Nam
The development of a genuine co-operative network is a long-term process. It requires a continuous participatory dialogue within the co-operative and group movement and with external agencies, that may provide assistance supplementary to internally mobilised resources.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/rodirect/ROan0005.htm

Institutions - Social capital
Cooperatives in the context of globalization and liberalization
This article provides a review of the social considerations, legal situation and economic opportunities for cooperatives in the context of globalization and liberalization, and discusses the roles of all parties involved, including donors and governments.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/rodirect/ROan0001.htm

Institutions - Social capital
Institutions - Public institutions
Rural people's organizations in a liberalized market economy: Recent FAO experience
The aim of the FAO-sponsored applied research effort described in this article is to develop an improved set of guidelines for the financing of sustainable agricultural cooperative development in developing regions, based on actual cooperative experience in this field.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/rodirect/ROan0002.htm

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