Tag sustainability

Zenebe Uraguchi, April 2017 3

How can inclusive agricultural extension services perform better for smallholder and poor farmers?

Madhab Chandra Das & Zenebe Uraguchi The contribution of agriculture to the economy of Bangladesh is declining, but its role in poverty reduction – for income and employment generation – is still significant. Key services, mainly provided by public agricultural extension agencies, however, are either lacking or underperforming, failing to meet the demands of predominantly

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Zenebe Uraguchi, April 2017 0

Unlocking the potential for women through Islamic finance in Pakistan

Muhammad Anwar Bhatti & Zenebe Uraguchi Financial inclusion ensures the ease of access, availability and usage of formal and informal financial products and services for all members of a society. It is widely acknowledged that financial inclusion can effectively address the bottlenecks that prevent poor women (and men) from reaching their potential. Enabling disadvantaged women

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Zenebe Uraguchi, February 2017 0

Emerging impacts in using a systemic approach to enhance youth employment

Zenebe Uraguchi Currently, about 73 million youth worldwide are looking for work. Those who succeed in finding employment are typically hired into low-skilled, low-productivity positions, often in the informal sector. For those who don’t find work, the impact of long-term unemployment can be devastating and have long-lasting impacts, putting social cohesion at threat. In many

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Zenebe Uraguchi, October 2016 0

‘Live to Tell’: some reflections on the occasion of the 2016 International Day for Disaster Reduction

Saleemul Huq and Zenebe Uraguchi The wildfires in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada in May 2016 consumed more than 2,400 structures and nearly 600,000 hectares of forest. Considered as Canada’s costliest disaster, it was a case showing the need to have proactive (and not reactive) disaster risk management measures in place –fire risk maps for ensuring

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Zenebe Uraguchi, September 2016 0

What does it take to build ‘good’ partnerships? A question you should ask before implementing a project

Rakesh Munankami & Zenebe Uraguchi It won’t be an exaggeration, at least from the writers’ experience of implementing projects in multiple countries, to say that a ‘damn successful project’ requires good partners. A good partner is one that is capable and reliable with whom a project enters into specific agreements. Making the wrong choice can

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