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Author: Glenn D. Paige
Publisher: Center for Global Nonkilling
Keywords: book, proceedings, forum, leadership, nonkilling, global
Number of Pages: 343
The long history of nonviolent cross-border interventions in situations of conflict constitutes a rich source of practical experience, of lessons learned. However, these lessons have never been drawn together and subjected to sustained scrutiny.In line with a new and comprehensive typology developed for this book, various examples of nonviolent cross-border direct interventions, which have been undertaken by activists rather than by humanitarian agencies, are described here and the lessons provided by these interventions are detailed.
Author: Descheemaeker, Katrien
Keywords: livestock, saharan, africa, interventions, productivity, improved, sub, systems, water, interactions, mixed, crop, farming
Number of Pages: 45
Focusing on mixed crop-livestock farming systems of sub-Saharan Africa, this review brings together the available knowledge in the various components of the livestock and water sectors. Through an analysis of livestock-water interactions, promising strategies and interventions to improve Livestock Water Productivity are proposed. In the biophysical domain, the numerous interventions relate to feed, water and animal management. These are interlinked with interventions in the socio-political-economic domain. The paper identifies critical research and development gaps in terms of methodologies fo
Author: Upali Ananda Amarasinghe
Keywords: oya, bank, gal, intervention, assessment, rehabilitation, impact
Number of Pages: 31
Assesses the impact of rehabilitation interventions on irrigation system performance using time series analysis. The study demonstrates that with proper impact specification and model identification, the nature and magnitude of the impacts of different interventions can be separated from the effects of simultaneous changes in dominant exogenous factors.
Author: Mary P. Brewster
Publisher: Civic Research Institute, Inc.
Keywords: interventions, law, factors, risk, psychology, stalking
Number of Pages: 60
Stalking: Psychology, Risk Factors, Interventions, and Law provides hands-on guidance for criminal justice, mental health services and victim advocacy professionals. This "one-stop" desk reference draws on the fields of law, psychiatry, social work, criminology and sociology.
Author: Rifat A. Atun
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: health, integration, systems, targeted, evidence, interventions, review, global, fog, systematic, clearing
Number of Pages: 80
A longstanding debate on health system organization relates to the benefits of integrating programs that emphasize specific interventions into mainstream health systems to increase access and improve health outcomes. This debate has long been characterized by polarization of views and ideologies, with protagonists for and against integration arguing relative merits of each approach. Recently, the debate has been rekindled due to substantial rises in externally-funded programs for priority health, nutrition, and population (HNP) interventions and an increase in international efforts aimed at he
Author: Giordano, Meredith, Samad, Madar, Namara, Regassa
Keywords: irrigation, management, transfer, interventions, research, outcomes, iwmi, assessing
Number of Pages: 37
The purpose of this paper is to summarize IIMI/IWMI's past research and interventions related to irrigation management transfer and to document, to the extent possible, the academic, policy, and technical outcomes of these efforts. The application of a range of direct and indirect measurement techniques suggests an overall positive contribution from IWMI to IMT theory and application.
Author: Prabhat Jha
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: interventions, case, study, guinea, health, effectiveness, burden, disease, cost, measuring
Number of Pages: 52
World Bank Technical Paper No. 333.Draws on the methodology of QUOTEWorld Development Report 1993: Investing in HealthQUOTE to analyze the burden of disease and the cost-effectiveness of health care interventions. The analysis presents a framework for the activities of the government of Guinea in prioritizing health care services.