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Institutions - Public institutions
Pastoral institutions and approaches to risk management and poverty alleviation in Central Asian countries in transition
This report synthesises the results of work by three national teams - in Mongolia, China and Kyrgyzstan - working with FAO support on institutional approaches to pastoral risk management in Central Asia, within the wider context of poverty alleviation and food insecurity.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/ROdirect/ROan0018.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
Cooperatives in the New Environments: Role of the Registrar of Cooperative Societies in South Asia
The objective of the study presented in this article is to analyse the role, duties and functions of the Registrar of Cooperative Societies in selected South Asian countries in a comparative perspective and in the light of recent developments; and, on the basis of such an analysis, suggest appropriate modifications in the role, functions and responsibilities of the office of the Registrar of Coop... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/rodirect/ROre0010.htm

People - Participation
Institutions - Social capital
Small Farmer Group Associations: Bringing the poor together
The FAO e-mail conference on Small Farmer Group Associations (SFGAs) was held between 24 September and 11 November 1998. Its aim was to stimulate discussion on the rationale for and modalities of forming such associations and to identify the factors contributing to or hindering their successful establishment and sustainability. An introduction to the conference, as well as the proceedings and all ... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/PPdirect/PPfo0001.htm

Institutions - Social capital
The dynamics of conserving movable property in Western Province, Zambia
This paper aims to stimulate policy and scientific discussion on savings options and decisions of rural people in Africa and what might be considered the various social-spatial, ecological, economic and cultural determinants and dimensions of such options and decisions. It is based on a one-month field research visit to Western Province in the period March-April 1997.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/PPdirect/PPan0013.htm

People - Participation
FAO People's Participation Programme
This paper presents in detail the FAO People's Participation Programme (PPP). The programme has demonstrated that participation is possible when the poor form small self-help groups that allow them to pool resources in pursuit of their own objectives. PPP projects have been implemented in 12 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America, with over 13 000 active participants and some 80 000 benefici... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/PPdirect/PPre0004.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/FRdirect/PPre0005.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/SPdirect/PPre0006.htm

People - Participation
The group enterprise book
This book shows in simple illustrated steps how small enterprises can be developed and run by small groups in rural communities using a participative approach. It is intended for use by Group Promoters (or GPs), extension workers and other rural development staff to help existing groups to set up and run their enterprises. The publication is available in Arabic, English, French and Spanish.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/PPdirect/PPre0018.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/FRdirect/PPre0018.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/SPdirect/PPre0018.htm

People - Participation
Mushroom production training for disabled people: a progress report
This article provides an overview of a unique FAO-initiated project in Thailand that is the first of its kind to focus specifically on reaching rural disabled persons and their families. One of the project's main objectives was to establish economic self-reliance for rural disabled as entrepreneurs. This multi-part progress report provides details of the project's training component and examples... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/PPdirect/PPre0072.htm

   


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