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Partner, Innovate, Evaluate: Increasing Rotary’s Impact
Series: Rotarian Economist Short Books. Price: Free! Words: 16,660. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
If Rotary clubs are to have a larger impact, they need to put together more projects that rely on partnerships, are innovative, and are evaluated properly. This is because partnerships, innovation, and evaluation can increase the quality, scope, and reach of Rotary’s service work, thereby making a larger difference for communities. This book suggests with case studies how it can be done.
Improving Road Safety in Asia and the Pacific
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » City planning, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
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A safe system approach to road safety offers a holistic view of road transport systems, and considers interactions between several elements. This ebook offers lessons for improving road safety and shares good road safety practices by drawing on various publications.
Supporting Good Governance in the Pacific
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
This brief distills key lessons from a 2011 special evaluation study that explored governance and development in the Pacific region, and assessed Asian Development Bank support for governance and public sector management in the past decade.
ADB's Emergency and Rehabilitation Assistance on Flood-Affected Areas
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
The climate change phenomenon has contributed to severe weather disturbances over the past years, inflicting serious damage on vulnerable groups of people. This synthesis provides key lessons drawn from project evaluations and completion reports of Asian Development
Attaining Health Outcomes through Synergies of Rural Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
Water and sanitation issues claims lives through diseases and associated illnesses. About 3.6 million people die each year from water-related diseases. This synthesis draws key lessons from evaluations and completion reports of Asian Development Bank-financed rural water supply and sanitation projects.
Managing for Development Results
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
The Asian Development Bank introduced the Managing for Development Results (MfDR) agenda in 1999 to boost development effectiveness under its overarching goal of poverty reduction. This edition of Learning Lessons highlights key lessons in mainstreaming that agenda, and makes recommendations for securing better development effectiveness using the agenda.
Participatory Irrigation Management
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
In development, participation is defined as a process through which stakeholders influence and share control of development initiatives and of decisions and resources that affect them. This brief strives to answer the question: how can participation contribute to the sustainable management of irrigation and drainage systems for agriculture?