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Mini toolkit on unlocking finance

Mini toolkit on unlocking finance

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 11    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

Access to finance is one of the key enablers for viable enterprise development. This mini toolkit shares tools and initiatives adopted by the Work 4 Progress program for unlocking access to finance along with a guide on setting up a sustainable micro-credit facility.

Mini toolkit on women entrepreneurship

Mini toolkit on women entrepreneurship

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 9    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

Central to inclusive and sustainable development is the urgent need to harness the economic potential of women. This mini toolkit shares a few tools and initiatives adopted by the Work 4 Progress (W4P) program for overcoming socio-economic barriers faced by women along with insights on facilitating a solidarity platform for strengthening the voices of rural women.

Mini toolkit on Platforms for learning

Mini toolkit on Platforms for learning

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 11    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

A social innovation approach establishes novel ways to use current resources, creates new networks, relationships, and systems that untangle the web of wicked problems, bringing coherence to a complex world. Catalyzing social innovation requires initiating systemic approaches. One approach is to instate a complexity aware approach to monitoring, evaluation and learning throughout a program life cycle.

This mini toolkit shares the adaptive learning framework of the Work 4 Progress (W4P) program along with insights on adopting principles of ethnography for capturing ambiguous narratives.

Jobs We Create

Jobs We Create

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 84    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

The Work 4 Progress (W4P) program was born out of the need for a multi-faceted and innovative approach for creating systemic solutions that foster entrepreneurship – not only creating enterprises in the tens of thousands but more importantly, enabling them to ‘create’ jobs – jobs ‘we’ want.

New approaches for entrepreneurship

New approaches for entrepreneurship

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 15    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

The Work 4 Progress (W4P) program of “la Caixa” Banking Foundation aims to accelerate the generation of meaningful and dignified employment through enterprise development in Peru, Mozambique and India. W4P practices innovation that is social in purpose, systemic in nature and inclusive by design.

Enterprise Compendium

Enterprise Compendium

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 47    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

This compendium shares information on setting up over 20 types of enterprises which have been tested by Development Alternatives as part of the Work 4 Progress India program. It accelerates the generation of meaningful and dignified employment through enterprise development.

Agriculture Catalogue

Agriculture Catalogue

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 34    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

This is an Agriculture Catalogue..

Small Farmer Centric Sustainable Agriculture Programme Capitalisation Document

Small Farmer Centric Sustainable Agriculture Programme Capitalisation Document

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 2    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

This document focuses on the state of agriculture in the Bundhelkhand region. It then highlights a project “catalysing change towards comprehensive agriculture systems” through policy, research, and practice that has been initiated by a consortium of stakeholders, including development alternatives, INTACH, and people science institute, with revitalising rain-fed agriculture network. The project requires a commitment to three point agenda: reduce high risks, increase the ease in doing farming, and enhance incomes.

Global Food Governance Systems

Global Food Governance Systems

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 12    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

The food governance systems at the national level (India) witness some of the most persistent challenges of development and there are various structures that drive Indian Food Systems towards the trends of malnourishment, livelihood insecurity and environment unsustainability. This paper focuses on these and further explains the vision of a New Agriculture and Food System. The vision is cognizant of global nature of the systems given the fluidity and inter-linked nature of labour, capital, products, services, technology and knowledge systems. Further it takes into account Sustainable Development Goals and Nationally Determined Commitments at the COP21.

Bridging the Communication Gap

Bridging the Communication Gap

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 2    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

DA has been supporting innovative technologies to enhance effectiveness, efficiency, relevance and outreach of CBOs. The initiative ‘Bridging the Digital Divide – Technology Innovations for Community Based Organisations’ with support from the Ford Foundation facilitated incubation of seven technologies addressing various needs of the CBOs.The overall objective of the livelihood component is to build capacities of community based organisations to develop and disseminate informative, updated content on sustainable livelihood options through community media platforms and outreach tools that can facilitate linking communities to viable sustainable livelihood options appropriate for the region.

New Approaches for Entrepreneurship

New Approaches for Entrepreneurship

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 12    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

The Work 4 Progress program of "la Caixa" Banking Foundation aims to promote employment in developing countries through the creation of action and learning platforms that scale up innovative solutions. Development Alternatives is rolling out the pilot of the Work 4 Progress Program in India. The program reaches out to youth and women that have difficulties in accessing enterprise solutions in economically backward regions of India. This brochure talks about the operational methodology adopted by Work 4 Progress, which listens to stakeholders through and finds answers through interactive processes of; proceeding then to solutions and share among a network of change-makers to eventually create impact at scale.

Work 4 Progress Impact Bulletin

Work 4 Progress Impact Bulletin

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 3    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

The Work 4 Progress (W4P) program of “la Caixa” Banking Foundation aims to accelerate the creation of meaningful and dignified employment in three developing countries through the creation of platforms for innovation, action and continuous learning. This bulletin brings to you a full range of emotions that the team has experienced - innovations that boosted us, discoveries that surprised us, and impact that inspired us.

Work 4 Progress Information Booklet

Work 4 Progress Information Booklet

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 3    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

The Work 4 Progress (W4P) program of “la Caixa” Banking Foundation aims to accelerate the creation of meaningful and dignified employment in three developing countries through the creation of platforms for innovation, action and continuous learning. This bulletin brings to you a full range of emotions that the team has experienced - innovations that boosted us, discoveries that surprised us, and impact that inspired us.

Eco Housing Capitalisation Document

Eco Housing Capitalisation Document

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 2    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

Eco-housing + tackles the dual challenge of providing adequate shelter to our rural population while reducing the resource and carbon footprint of construction activities. This housing model provides financial and technical services to the rural families through the ‘Build Together Pay Together’ (BTPT) process and the ‘TARA Karigar Mandal’ (TKM) services respectively.

India Green Economy Barometer 2018

India Green Economy Barometer 2018

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 19    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

The India Green Economy Barometer 2018, published by DA and the Green Economy Coalition (GEC), is a new study, based on in-depth research and expertise, highlights the condition of the Indian economy and discusses the broad status of the transition towards a green economy. It offers a full and frank assessment of the challenges that India faces as it attempts to tackle poverty, pollution and populism, but also points to several encouraging signs of an accelerating trend towards a cleaner, fairer future.

Habitat Solutions for Uttarakhand

Habitat Solutions for Uttarakhand

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 8    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, has undertaken an initiative for Technology Intervention for Mountain Ecosystem: Livelihood Enhancement through Action Research & Networking (TIME-LEARN Programme). Under the thrust area, DA along with its implementation partner HESCO Dehradun has undertaken initiative to enable large scale dissemination of affordable, eco-friendly and multi hazard resistant construction technologies and water solutions, in response to specific challenges of Uttarakhand.



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