Proceedings from a Workshop on Conflict Resolution Organised by the Drylands Coordination Group (DCG), November 8-10, 2000, Nazareth, Ethiopia

DCG report no.12 | January 2001

This report shows the proceedings from a workshop on conflict resolution. The aim of the workshop was to enable participants to analyse their areas of intervention in order to identify potential conflicts, identify underlying causes to potential and real conflicts, get a realistic understanding of personal/organisational responsibilities/possibilities of preventing conflicts and of roles in management/resolution of real conflicts, and defining tools and strategies for action

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Etude Sur Les Programmes d'Epargne et de Credit au Mali

DCG report no.11 | September 2000

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Atelier Sur La Desentralisation Au Mali Centre Gabriel Cissé, Ségou

DCG rapport no.10 | September 2000

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Agricultural Extension in the Drylands of Ethiopia

DCG report no.9 | September 2000

This study was undertaken by the Dryland Coordination Group on request from Norwegian NGOs working in Ethiopia. Several parts of southern Ethiopia, including Borana, Konso, South and Northern Omo were visited. The objective was to study agricultural extension in the drylands of Ethiopia. Major issues covered were suitability of national extension programme, the package approach, farmers’ participation and relationship between the national extension system and NGOs.

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Sécurité Sémenciére Etude de la gestion et de l’approvisionnement en semences dans deux villages du cercle de Ké- Macina au Mali : Kéllé et Tangana

GCOZA Rapport no.8 | April 2000

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Workshop on "Gender and Rural Development" Training Manual

DCG report no.7 | March 2000

This training manual is based on a workshop on Gender and Rural Development. The participants will have shared and analyzed their own experiences concerning gender aspects in project implementation; and been sensitized to the advantages and the importance of using social and gender analyses in the different phases in development projects.

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Exploratory Study of two regions in Ethiopia to Identify target areas and partners for intervention

DCG report no.6 | October 1999

This report presents the findings of the exploratory study conducted on behalf of the Drylands Coordination Group (DCG). The main part of the study was conducted in May 1999 when the whole country was subjected once again to the failures of the small rains. The effects were emerging both in the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Regional State (SNNPRS) as well as in the Amhara National Regional State (ANRS). The focus of the study was on the lowland zones in SNNPRS and on the dry highlands in the ANRS.

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Institutional development and phasing out of the Norwegian involvement The case of Awash Conservation and Development Project, CARE, Ethiopia

DCG report no. 5 | March 1999

This report deals with institutional development and the status of transfer of activities in the Awash Conservation and Development Project (ACDP) implemented by CARE Ethiopia. The main purpose is to draw lessons from the experiences of ACDP on the important conditions for a successful project-transfer and how Norwegian NGOs may contribute to the process in the best possible way.

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Decentralisation Process, Institution Development and Phasing out of the Norwegian Involvement in Mali

DCG report no. 4B | March 1999

The main objective of this survey is to evaluate the process of building up sustainable institutions that are able to continue project activities after the phasing out of Norwegian involvement. We have also looked upon the role of the NGOs in the actual process of decentralisation.

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Processus de décentralisation, développement institutionnel et réorganisation des ONG financées par la Norvège au Mali

DCG rapport no.4A | March 1999

L'objectif principal de cette enquête est d'évaluer le processus de construction d'institutions durables capables de poursuivre les activités du projet après l'élimination progressive de la participation norvégienne. Nous avons également examiné le rôle des ONG dans le processus de décentralisation

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