Browsing 5. Environment & Health/Environnement et santé by Title

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  • Sambasivan Swaminathan, Mankombu; Pandya-Lorch, Rajul; Yosef, Sivan (2013)
    This chapter reviews the evolution of food security and agricultural development; assesses how agriculture has contributed to improving food security; highlights the experiences of India, China, and Ethiopia; and looks ...
  • Denton, Fatima (2013)
    Governance shapes the opportunities for adaptation in practice, facilitating communication and coordination between local and national-level action. Reversing climate change is essentially about empowering vulnerable ...
  • Evans, Tim (2013)
    Over time, there have been distinct waves in thinking regarding linkages between health and development: from a tropical health era focused on diseases endemic to developing countries, to an international era of efforts ...
  • White, Ben; Borras, Saturnino M.; Hall, Ruth (2013)
    This chapter uses both classic and contemporary literature to trace how land policies, and particularly land reform, have gained, lost, and regained prominence in development strategies and debates since the Second World ...
  • Berdegué, Julio A.; Rosada, Tomás; Bebbington, Anthony J. (2013)
    About 3.3 billion people live in the rural areas of Africa, Asia and Latin America; an additional 1.3 billion reside in provincial towns. The bulk of land-based global biodiversity lives with or immediately next to these ...
  • Oomman, Nandini; Cleghorn, Farley (2013)
    Not until the early 2000s has development financing for global health increased dramatically. The chapter argues that specifically targeted funding may have unintended consequences, undermining health systems designed to ...
  • Tortajada, Cecilia (2013)
    This chapter presents the history of thinking on water resources and how it has evolved over time. It analyzes paradigms proposed by the international community during the last half century in light of their decisive ...