AAAS Atlas of Population & Environment
This CD illustrates graphically the interactions among human populations, resource consumption, and the environment. It is a valuable reference on sustainable development.
Abandoning Female Genital Mutilation / Cutting
This CD provides information on FGM/C. It presents the results of a survey in which respondents believed that information gaps exist and that more information is needed about all aspects of FGM/C. Funded by USAID, this CD includes approaches used by organizations working against FGM/C, as well as statistics, training efforts, and policy aspects.
Adolescent and Youth Participation
From the Commonwealth Secretariat, this CD contains youth-related multimedia presentations and complete e-books.
Adult Education and Development Issues 30-65
The CD contains the complete issues 30-65 (1988-2005).
Advancing Commitments: Sexual and Reproductive Health Presentation Tools
Slides, user’s manual and other resources that provide a global overview of sexual & reproductive health and rights issues. Topics include, rights-based approach, life cycle approach, violence, safe motherhood, unwanted pregnancy, adolescents, fertility, and STIs/HIV/AIDS.
Advocacy and Development Cartoons
Ideas developed by Eman Mandour and Nader Tadros. Drawings completed by Golo.
African Local Governance Program (ALGP): Partner Publications
The CD contains publications regarding local government. Topics include knowledge management, strategic planning, participation, gender mainstreaming, HIV/AIDS initiatives and tools for elected government officials.
The African Woman, CODESRIA Bulletin
The CD contains the complete Special Issue of the CODESRIA Bulletin, No. 1-2, 2006. The purpose of the CODESRIA Bulletin is to encourage discussion, exchange information and encourage research cooperation among Africa researchers.
AGENDA Feminist Media Project Index 1987-2001, vols. 1-50
This disc contains the tables of contents of the South African journal, Agenda, vols. 1-50. It does not contain the full-text.
The Antigonish Movement: The Tompkins/Coady multimedia project
This short video provides an overview of the Antigonish Movement and its relationship to today's fair trade movement. (8:39 min.)
Appropriate Technology Knowledge Collection
This CD contains images and documents from the International Network for Technical Information. Topics include agriculture, nutrition, agroforestry, animal husbandry, cooperation and development, food processing, energy, environment, and information management.
Assessing and Learning for Social Change: Resource CD
This CD contains materials generated by the Assessing Social Change (ASC) initiative of the Institute of Development Studies (IDS). The project led to several resources including a literature review, discussion paper, and case studies. Accompanies the publication Assessing and Learning for Social Change: A Discussion Paper. (300.72 G943a)
Assessing Community Health Problems: Using LQAS for Baseline Surveys and Regular Monitoring
This CD contains the English, French, and Spanish versions of the Trainer's Guide (PDF version) and Participant's Manual and Workbook (PDF and Word versions). This CD accompanies the two-part series titled Assessing Community Health Programs, (362.12 V23as).
ASTHA: A Belief
This interactive research tool provides tables, graphs, audiovisual presentations, animations, photos, graphics and training tools on a wide range of development issues relating to Bangladesh. The section on the Alliance for Children and Women focuses on efforts to integrate women and children in the development process. The role of UNICEF in Bangladesh is also featured. UNICEF Bangladesh, 1996.
AWID Publications, 2007-2012
Publications available from the Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID).
Best Practices In Organization Development and Change
This CD accompanies the book, Best Practices in Organization Development and Change: culture, leadership, retention, performance, coaching: case studies, tools, models, research, (658.406 C246b).
The BIG Guide to Living and Working Overseas
This CD accompanies the book, The BIG guide to living and working overseas, (REF 650.14 H115b).
Bitter-Sweet Harvest: Afghanistan's New War
This CD, produced by Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN), contains a short documentary and publications concerning illicit opium production in Afghanistan.
Breaking the ChainThis video is from PROSHIKA, an organization from Bangladesh. The group works with the poor, especially women, in rural areas.
BRIDGE Publications & Website
The CD contains all of BRIDGE’s publications listed either by theme: General; Conflicts and Emergencies; Country Profiles; Economics; Governance; Poverty; and Sectors - or by publication: Cutting Edge Packs; In Brief; BRIDGE Reports; and BRIDGE Bibliographies.
Building Capacity in Open and Distance Learning
This topic was presented at the UNESCO/OECD Australia Forum on Trade in Educational Services, Sydney, Australia in October 2004. The CD contains a three-year plan (2003-2006), a summary report (2000-2003), news articles, video and resource publications.
Building a Culture of Dialogue
CEOSS's Forum for Intercultural Dialogue creates a culture of dialogue, pluralism and acceptance and engages groups in discussion of controversial topics both in Egyptian society and globally. It has produced this short documentary about the nature and importance of its work. (13:56 min.) #CDR-103
Building Trust in Diverse Teams: The Toolkit for Emergency Response
This CD contains the entire text of the book Building trust in diverse teams: The toolkit for emergency response, published by Oxfam GB in 2007.
The Canadian Clearances
Alberta political scientists Dave Whitson and Roger Epp argue that the depopulation of rural Canada in the name of national productivity threatens cultural diversity, and is creating the basis for an unexpected shift in the political scene. Presented by CBC Radio. (Library has Part 1 of 2.)
CAPRi: CGIAR System-wide Program on Collective Action and Property Rights 1995-2001
Publications, bibliography and projects, produced by IFPRI. Includes full-text documents on land tenure, natural resource management and agriculture.
The Center for Creative Leadership: Handbook of Leadership Development
The CD accompanies the book, The Center for Creative Leadership: Handbook of Leadership Development, (658.4092 M128c).
Children’s Voices Against Violence Against Girls & Boys
Through this film, Save the Children intends to bring forward the effect of violence on children and their development. Also highlighted is the importance of partnerships with governments, families, and communities in reconsidering children as equal actors in the fight against violence. The film also emphasizes the root causes of violence against children.
Citizens and Governance Toolkit
This CD accompanies the book, Citizens and Governance Toolkit: Creating Change by Making People’s Voices Heard, (322 F847c).
Civicus Toolkits: Better Communication and Planning Skills
CIVICUS aims to help civil society organizations build their capacity and achieve their goals. These toolkits provide this support in a number of specific areas: from communications and planning skills, to writing funding proposals and developing a financial strategy.
CODE Incorporated: Procurement, Traffic and Project Management
A promotional presentation that provides an overview of how CODE operates.
Community-Based Rehabilitation: CBR Guidelines
This CD accompanies the series Community-Based Rehabilitation: CBR Guidelines, a 7-volume set. (362.4 W893c)
Community Environmental Assessment Toolkit for Environmentally Sustainable Community Projects
This CD explains what the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) is asking from donors. The CD contains documents dealing with case studies, environment and justice issues, policy, project design, checklists and a glossary.
This CD documents the development, uses, benefits and outreach of a community library in remote areas of Nepal. Presented by Rural Education and Development (READ) Nepal and Nepal Forum of Environmental Journalists (NEFEJ). (26 min.)
Compton's Interactive World Atlas (1997 Edition)
This CD contains detailed satellite and country maps, recent articles and statistics, three-dimensional flights, videos, music and photos.
CONFINTEA V: Midterm Review 2003
This CD contains a variety of resources from the UNESCO Institute of Education. Global information on adult education and adult learning is available. Papers are included from the Fifth International Conference on Adult Education, held in Hamburg, Germany, July 14-18, 1997, with the “Hamburg Declaration” and the “Agenda for the Future” being central topics.
Contemporary Questions and Ideas in Human Rights
This CD is intended to be a tool for research and information on human rights. It contains lectures on crime, discrimination, rule of law and post-conflict justice, among others. This material is aimed at human rights activists in the southern hemisphere, especially those involved in human rights education.
Co-operatives Our Strength
From SEWA, this CD presents the SEWA organization. It illustrates the developments of cooperatives, their benefits and the experiences of people involved. The CD highlights co-ops specializing in various areas such as clothing, textiles, farming and banking.
Creating a Mentoring Culture: The Organization’s Guide
This CD contains resources intended to help organization personnel to teach and learn from each other. It contains a review of key points and interactive exercises. It accompanies the book, Creating a Mentoring Culture: the organization’s guide. (371.102 Z11c)
Decentralization, Local Power and Women's Rights
This publication explores a collection of research projects supported by the Women's Rights and Citizenship program at IDRC. Included is video, brochures, technical reports and policy recommendations.
Destination Nepal: Mystical Kingdom
This CD is produced by the Nepal Tourism Board. It presents facts for visitors, tourist destinations, outdoor activities, national parks and reserves, heritage sites, investment opportunities and much more.
Easing the Pain of HIV/AIDS in Africa
The Stephen Lewis Foundation helps to ease the pain of HIV/AIDS in Africa. It provides care for women who are ill and assists orphans and other AIDS affected children. The foundation supports grandmothers who care for their orphan grandchildren and assists associations of people living with HIV/AIDS.
Educating for Citizenship
A multimedia training tool produced by UNESCO that "provides pupils with the knowledge, skills and understanding they need to play their part in society, by helping them become informed, thoughtful and responsible citizens, aware of their duties and rights." (Manual included).
The Eighth Plague: West Africa's locust invasion
This CD, produced by Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN), contains a short documentary and publications concerning the 2004 locust invasion of West Africa.
Endogenous Development in Practice
This CD is part of the Compas book Endogenous Development in Practice (307.14 H762e) and contains all Compas publications that have been published since the start of the programme in 1999.
Energy for Sustainable Development Library
Several hundred documents on a wide range of issues related to sustainable development, produced by UNEP, UNDP, GTZ, WRI, Winrock, HABITAT, FAO, etc. It also includes full contents of the journal, Sustainable Energy News, published since 1992. A number of documents are also available in Russian, Spanish, Arabic, French and Chinese.
EnPoGen: Energy, Poverty, and Gender
The Asia Alternative Energy Program (ASTAE) was established in 1992 and continues to support a broad range of alternative energy projects and activities throughout Asia. This CD presents documents including background reports, country studies, summary reports, and a special issue of ENERGIA News.
Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM): International Centre for Municipal Development: Publications 2001-2006
The CD contains publications including case studies, reports, policies and policy papers, manuals and toolkits.
Female Genital Cutting (FGC): Findings from DHS Surveys, 1990-2002
Reports and statistics on the practice of female genital cutting in several countries in East and West Africa. This research was conducted by the Demographic and Health Surveys program, Measure DHS+.
Le financement de l’agriculture familiale dans le contexte de liberalisation: quelle contribution de la microfinance?, Dakar 21-25 janvier 2002.
Includes the proceedings of a microfinance conference, produced by CIRAD. (In French).
Fixing Health Systems
This CD accompanies the book, Fixing Health Systems, (362.1 D34f). The CD presents the associated website.
Following the Rhythms: Transition & Tradition of the Van Gujjars of the Western Himalayas
For centuries the Van Gujjars have herded their buffalo between the forests of Uttaranchal and the mountain pastures of the West Himalayas of India following the rhythm of the seasons. Reliant on buffalo for their livelihoods, the Van Gujjars are challenged by the demands of modern forestry. Their well-preserved forests are coveted as National Parks, where there is no place for them. (38 min.) #CDR-105
Games That Boost Performance
This CD accompanies the book, Games That Boost Performance, (658.3124 Su32g). The CD contains thirty games.
This CD contains resources, reviews, programmes, toolkits and various documentation from Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP), the MDG Campaign, and Civicus.
Gender on the Agenda
This CD accompanies the book, Gender on the Agenda, (305.3 Al49g). The CD contains the film Bund File as well as a powerpoint presentation.
Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption (GOPAC): Promoting Accountability, Integrity and Transparency
This CD contains an overview of corruption, including indicators and diagnostics. It discusses the role of parliament and introduces the United Nations Convention on Corruption. Poverty reduction and economic management are explored.
Globalization and Sustainability: Impacts on Local Communities
This CD examines the impacts of globalization on local communities and the challenges it poses for sustainable development at local and global levels. Canada is used as a case study. This CD features a series of readings, questions, and interactive learning activities.
Good Practices in Watershed Management
This CD accompanies the book Good practices in watershed management: Lessons learned in the Mid Hills of Nepal, (333.9115 Z14g). The CD contains the complete report in pdf format and the annexes in Microsoft Word format.
Governance, Organizational Effectiveness and the Nonprofit Sector
From the Asia Pacific Philanthropy Consortium (APPC), proceedings and papers from this conference held September 5-7, 2003, in Makati City, Philippines.
Governance Where People Matter: PRIA's 20th Anniversary Celebrations
This CD contains an overview of PRIA's anniversary celebration, complete with clips of several speakers as well as pieces of presentations and discussions with participants. (38 min.)
The Green Children Foundation
Milla Sunde and Tom Bevan established this foundation to support microcredit, education and healthcare. This CD contains a short music video shot in Bangladesh to celebrate the work of Professor Muhammad Yunus, the father of microcredit and founder of The Grameen Bank.
Growing Better Cities, Urban Agriculture for Sustainable Development
This CD contains the In_Focus website from IDRC and combines a wealth of resources on urban agriculture. Including slide presentations, short stories, case studies, research reports, and books, the site presents an overview of urban agriculture.
Growing Inclusive Markets 2008 Proceedings
This CD contains the papers presented at the conference held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, June 19-21, 2008.
HIM: Helping Involve Men “An essential library on men and reproductive health.”
A collection of documents on a wide range of issues related to reproductive health both medical and social aspects. The library is organised into topic bibliographies and include articles on gender, couples, parenting, sexually transmitted diseases, particularly HIV/AIDS.
HIV/AIDS Harm Reduction: Effective Approaches for Law Enforcement
This video is a harm reduction training video provided by the Asia Regional HIV/AIDS Project. It depicts law enforcement’s attempt to eliminate illegal drug use and to provide education on the subject.
How to Design and Deliver Training for the New and Emerging Generations
The CD contains twenty games and structured activities that can be used with common training topics. The activities are designed to address key needs of the younger learner, yet effective with any age group. This CD accompanies the book, How to Design and Deliver Training for the New and Emerging Generations. (658.3124 El76h)
How to Write a Grant Proposal
This CD accompanies the book, How to Write a Grant Proposal, (658.15 N42h). It contains four complete proposals and checklists to help prepare each segment of a proposal.
Human Development Report
Human development statistical database based on statistics from 1999. Includes the full text of the UNDP’s Human Development Reports 1990-1999.
The IAF Handbook of Group Facilitation
This CD accompanies the book, The IAF Handbook of Group Facilitation: Best Practices from the Leading Organization in Facilitation, (301.18 Sc86i).
This DVD is a short introduction to The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), a knowledge development and learning centre serving the eight regional member countries of the Hindu Kush-Himalayas and the global mountain community. The organization is working to develop an economically and environmentally sound mountain ecosystem to improve the livelihoods of mountain populations.
This version comes is available as a two CD set. The first CD contains the Annual Report, news and features, tips on how to apply for funding, and a catalogue of publications. The second CD contains 101 full-text electronic books.
IFPRI Publications on Microfinance 1997-2002
16 reports produced by IFPRI relevant to microfinance and food issues.
Impact of Globalization, Regionalism and Nationalism on Minority Peoples in Southeast Asia
International Conference held November 15-17, 2004 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The CD contains papers presented at the conference.
Information Management Resource Kit (IMARK)
This module offers a series of interactive lessons covering the workflows, processes, technologies and skills involved in the creation, management and distribution of digital libraries. The module is an e-learning initiative in agricultural information management.
InsightShare: Participatory Videos on Gender
This is a collection of participatory videos made by groups of women from all over the world. The films reflect on issues such as economic empowerment, HIV/AIDS and health, human rights, and capacity building.
The International Forestry Review : The Commonwealth Forestry Review (1992-2000)
The Commonwealth Forestry Association is working with the University of Oxford and CAB International to produce the complete archive of the Empire Forestry Review, Commonwealth Forestry Review and International Forestry Review from 1922-2000. This is the first part of the archive. It offers basic keyword searching capability.
International HIV/AIDS Alliance: Publications and Resources
The CD contains publications and toolkits covering various topics including the care and treatment for HIV/AIDS, its prevention, orphans and vulnerable children, and civil society development.
International Human Rights Training Program, 2005
From the Canadian Human Rights Foundation, this CD contains images and a variety of manuals available in both PDF and Word formats.
Isis International Clipart
This CD contains positive images of women as rendered by chosen artists, free to use in publications and productions as long as it is non-commercial purposes.
This 30-minute documentary highlights milestones of the three Isis sister organizations (Isis International-Manila, Isis International Santiago, Isis WICCE) over the last thirty years. It gives recognition to the work of feminist organizations such as these, paying special tribute to the journeys that have and continue to be undertaken by feminists towards challenging states and societies and towards reexamining and giving new definition to the roles that women are expected to play in them.
Key Indicators of the Labour Market (5th ed.)
This reference tool allows users to search by any combination of the available twenty key labour market indicators, economy, year, data inputs or other specific research needs.
Landmine Monitor Report 2004
This CD contains the full text of the Landmine Monitor Report 2004 book, key developments since 1999, maps, and files for print or download.
Learning for Development: Commonwealth of Learning's resources
This CD contains resource publications, news, and software. Publications include training manuals, start-up guides and research, and titles in the Commonwealth of Learning's Knowledge Series. Free and open source software includes an office suite, email software, web browser, XHTML editor, and a graphics package.
Leisa Magazine: 1984-2006
This CD contains all articles published by ILEIA in the ILEIA newsletter and the LEISA magazine during the period 1984-2006. The articles reflect experiences with low-external input and sustainable agriculture and described by field practitioners and development workers from around the world.
Lexicon of Water Soft Path Knowledge
This CD contains publications produced by various academic institutions across Canada, led by Friends of the Earth Canada. The publications address different aspects of water management challenges and their soft path alternatives.
Local Voices, Global Choices: For Successful Disaster Risk Reduction
This DVD contains a collection of three films illustrating aspects of disaster risk reduction. The first video challenges policy and decision makers and donors to promote local partnerships and commitments to reduce disaster losses. The second video examines good practice for disaster reduction. The final video demonstrates that disasters are the result of vulnerabilities and failures in development. Case studies are included with each module.
Lok Jagran, Jivan Sangeet, Kam Se Kam
This CD is divided into three sections. Each section examines the role of folk art in local governance. The CD is distributed by the Society for Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA). The CD is in Hindi.
Loyola Integrated Tribal Development Society
The Loyola Integrated Tribal Development Society (LITDS) is the first ever Tribal Mission of Andhra Jesuit Province in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Their mission is to bring education, health, empowerment and environment programs to the local communities.
Mahatma: Life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi 1869-1948
Produced by the Gandhi Films Foundation, this is an abridged version of the documentary biography Mahatma.
Malawi: An Atlas of Social Statistics
Maps and statistical analysis of data from the 1998 population and housing census and the 1997-98 integrated household survey. This atlas was developed as part of efforts to increase understanding of the living conditions of Malawi’s poor as a basis for action. Produced by the Government of Malawi in cooperation with IFPRI.
Mapping the World of Women's Information Services
International Information Centre and Archives for the Women's Movement (IIAV) developed a database consisting of about four hundred women's information services around the world. The database allows the user to search by various points such as region, language, organization and free text search.
MART Audio/Visual Resources
Two short videos:
From USAID, a collection of publications and resources for the monitoring and evaluation of populations, health and nutrition programs.
Mecanisme Africaine d'Evaluation entre pairs
African mechanism of Evaluation between Pars. The CD contains various articles and documents related to MEAP. Documents include background information, organization and processes, objectives, standards, criteria and indicators. Entire CD is in French.
Microcredit Summit Campaign's 2006 Resources
The CD contains session papers and a practitioner’s directory. The session papers were written by industry leaders on a range of topics in the microfinance field. The directory contains the searchable Practitioner Directory 2006, which includes self-submitted information from microfinance institutions and MFI networks.
From Vancity Microcredit Loans, the Microcredit Toolkit was developed to commemorate the 2005 UN International Year of Microcredit. The toolkit offers community-based organizations the information and resources needed to develop their own small loans program.
Microfinance Distance Learning Course
Two CDs that accompany the Microfinance Distance Learning Course book (332.3 M583).
Microsoft Office 2003 Bible
This CD accompanies the book, Office 2003 Bible, (REF 005.5 W669o).
Monopoly over Knowledge
This CD explores the issues, processes and consequences of the existing monopoly over knowledge. (PRIA publication)
Myles Horton & Highlander: 100 Years of Fighting for Justice
This video presents a brief history of the life of Myles Horton and the Highlander Center. Text and photos are set to music representative of each time period. (8:14 min.)
Mystical Kingdom: Destination Nepal
Produced by the Nepal Tourism Board in 2001, this is a collection of pictures, short videos, maps, and text on a variety of tourist attractions in Nepal.
Produced by the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), this interactive CD highlights tourist destinations, national parks, and outdoor activities. It also contains information for visitors, a slideshow and a gallery.
Nepal as seen by the world
Produced by the Nepal Tourism Board, this CD captures the beauty of Nepal. It presents the culture, geography, tourist destinations and maps of Nepal.
The New Encyclopedia of Icebreakers
This CD accompanies the book, The New Encyclopedia of Icebreakers, (301.185 M222n).
Nineteenth Session of the Governing Council of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT): Documentation and Final Report
This CD contain documents of UN-HABITAT’s 19th Governing Council along with a video of the event, the final report and the reports of all previous Governing Council meetings.
Our Bodies... Their Battleground: Gender Based Violence During Conflict
This CD, produced by Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN), contains a short documentary and publications concerning gender based violence.
Participatory Learning and Action 54: Mapping for change: practice, technologies and communication
The CD contains PDF versions of the articles published in Participatory Learning and Action (PLA) 54 in the several languages. It includes a selection of papers presented at the "Mapping for Change: International Conference of Spatial Information Management and Communication" held in Nairobi, Kenya, in September 2005.
Peace Under Fire: Sudan's Darfur Crisis
This CD, produced by Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN), contains a short documentary and publications concerning Sudan with particular focus on the peace process and the Darfur crisis.
A Piece of Paradise
This CD presents a documentary about communal land and life in Vanuatu, in the South Pacific. On paper, Vanuatu is one of the poorest countries on earth yet there is very little poverty. Producer Sean Kelly traveled to Vanuatu to discover the reasons for this reality.
Pillaged Lives: Third World Debt & Global Institutions
This multimedia presentation, produced by the Social Justice Committee of Montreal, presents an overview of the third world debt problem. It includes narration, images, music, case studies and background documents on the origins, evolution and impact on people’s lives.
PLA Notes, 1988-2001
This CD contains the full text of IIED’s RRA/PLA Notes nos. 1-40. It includes a fully searchable bibliographic database, with abstracts, plus full text search and contents list.
PLA Notes, No. 54: Mapping for change: Practice, technologies and communication
This CD makes available the articles published in the April 2006 edition of PLA Notes. It contains PDF versions of the theme articles, video, UNESCO Conventions on Cultural Mapping and literature on the practice.
PLA Notes, No. 61: Tales of shit: Community-led total sanitation in Africa
This CD makes available the articles published in the November 2010 edition of PLA Notes. Videos are also included.
The Power of a Dream
This CD examines microenterprise development involving women in the urban areas of Ghana.
Pro-Poor Growth: A Guide to Policies and Programs
This CD was produced by USAID Poverty Analysis and Social Safety Net Team. It contains PDF versions of case studies (by country), issue papers, a literature review and sector studies.
Proposals That Make a Difference
How to write effective grant proposals: a manual for NGOs.
Protabase Demo CD
This CD contains the published records of plant information made available by PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa). The CD contains a database that can be searched by scientific name, vernacular name, uses, geographic distribution, and a free text search.
Qualitative Research for Tobacco Control
The CD accompanies the book, Qualitative Research for Tobacco Control: A How-To Introductory Manual for Researchers and Development Practitioners, (362.2966072 M426q).
A Quiet Revolution
This CD, narrated by actress Meryl Streep, presents three case studies of how individuals in India, Slovakia and Kenya have contributed to solving local environmental problems.
RCLA Symposium on Cooperative Inquiry: Resource CD
From the Research Center for Leadership in Action, this CD contains papers and resources related to cooperative inquiry.
The Rural Education and Development (READ) organization in Nepal was founded in Kathmandu in 1991 to establish a library system that could help rural Nepalis advance their own educational, economic, and community development. This CD presents various rural community libraries and the benefits for each community.
Reducing Poverty with Economic Growth: Annual General Meeting of the SEEP Network
This CD contains an assortment of publications including PDF format, Word documents, and Powerpoint presentations.
Resources, Citizen Engagements and Democratic Local Governance
This CD contains materials from the ReCitE initiative and is aimed at practitioners working with citizen engagement and local governance. The CD brings together resources available on the LogoLink website.
The Responsibility to Protect – ICISS
This CD accompanies the book, The responsibility to protect – report of the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty, (327.17 R312).
Right to Information
This CD presents concerns and challenges related to the right to information. (PRIA Publication)
Rise With The Sun: Women and Africa
A guide to the lives of, and art about, women in contemporary Africa. It includes sections on 12 African countries, stories about women and their contribution to development, and features images of women’s art.
The Road to Hong Kong & 6th WTO Ministerial Meeting – Analysis and Perspectives
From the Southern African Regional Poverty Network (SARPN), this CD contains official WTO documents, analysis and perspectivies, news, related websites and information regarding SARPN.
The Rural Marketing Book
This VCD features short films with rural consumer and success stories in rural marketing in India. It accompanies the book, The rural marketing book (658.8 K151r). #CDR-107
Rural Women in Africa: Ideas for Earning Money
Produced by the International Women’s Tribune Centre, this is a “computer book” that does not require reading ability. It was developed for, by and with women in rural and semi-urban communities in Uganda. It describes steps to consider in creating a microenterprise, from mobilizing local resources, steps in setting up a business, overcoming obstacles, and expanding opportunities. The cases cited involve farming, animal husbandry and marketing.
Seeds that give: participatory plant breeding
This CD accompanies the book, Seeds that give: participatory plant breeding, (631.52 V598s).
Seeking the common values of successful social change leadership: a cooperative inquiry
This CD resulted from a collaborative effort between eight social justice leaders who participated in a cooperative inquiry research project organized by the LCW Research and Documentation team at New York University Research Centre for Leadership in Action. The CD presents the final report of the cooperative inquiry as well as interviews and related weblinks.
This CD presents the lives of the people of Laos and the role of women in silk production. The background music is performed by popular artists.
Sing for Freedom: The Story of the Civil Rights Movement Through Its SongsThe CD accompanies the book, Sing for freedom: The story of the Civil Rights Movement through its songs, (784.4 C176s).
Stories of 'Most Significant Change' from the Development Research Centre (DRC) on Citizenship, Participation and Accountability, 2000-2005
In 2005, DRC Citizenship, Participation and Accountability held a workshop at IDS to assess achievements and lessons learned and to plan the second phase of work. Insight was invited to use participatory video to focus on stories of MSC that resulted from the DRC's work. This CD contains the short videos resulting from this workshop. (17:32 min.)
The Struggle to Combat Desertification
This CD contains information regarding CIDA’s efforts to assist with desertification. It outlines the areas at risk, potential solutions and Canada’s contributions to the struggle.
Successes and Failures in Gender Mainstreaming in Integrated Water Resource Management: Global Discussions 2002
More than 1000 participants shared their knowledge in an e-conference organized by the Gender and Water Alliance throughout 2002. On this CD, you will find the discussions, case studies, summaries, valuations, reports and recommendations resulting from the conference. (In English, French, Spanish, Portuguese)
Swayam Siddha is a financial literacy movement developed by the Indian School of Microfinance for Women (ISMF) in Ahmedabad, India. It educates women on how to become financially independent.
Towards Sustainable Urbanization: Canada/UN-HABITAT Initiatives 1976-2006
This report outlines Canada’s involvement in the UN commitment to improve human settlements during the years 1976-2006. The report was prepared by University of British Columbia’s Centre for Human Settlements.
The Trust Bank: Banker to the Poor
This DVD examines microenterprise involving women in Ghana and Honduras. It explores group lending among women and provides examples of successful businesses.
Tu Zinda Hai
This film is about women in activism. It takes place in Madhya Pradesh and portrays women challenging structures of authority and building paths towards empowerment.
Unasylva is FAO’s international journal of forests and forestry. This CD contains this journal’s entire collection from 1947 to 2006. English, French and Spanish versions available.
Uncertain Horizons: Preparing Africa for a Changing Climate: Climate Change Adaptation in Africa program, 2008-2009 year in review
The CD consists of a summary, stories from the field, lessons learned, strategy highlights and other documentation.
Universitas Forum: Journal on Human Development and International Cooperation
This DVD contains articles, videos and audio segments of Vol. 3, No. 1 (2012) of Universitas Forum's special issue on 'Decentralization, local development and women's empowerment: Innovating knowledge and practice'.
The Untouchables are India’s lowest in the caste system. While facing violence and discrimination, they demand a share of political and economic power. Canadian journalist Richard Phinney travels to the villages and cities of modern India to explore what it means to be an Untouchable today. Presented by CBC Radio. (Library has Part 1 of 2.)
Values Added: The impact of Canada’s charities and nonprofits
This CD contains an assortment of tools to strengthen the impact of communications with people that are associated with your organization. The included manual contains a basic description of each tool, instructions and examples of how each tool is used.
Watershed Academy Web on CD
A CD-based version of the United States’ Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) online watershed management training. It includes a wide range of modules covering various aspects of watershed management, ranging from ecology and a biological understanding of wetland habitats, to management principles, government policies and regulations for land use and water supply.
We the Peoples 2005 - Mobilizing for Change: Messages from Civil Society
The North-South Institute (NSI) and the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) have conducted online surveys of civil society engagement with the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Through this global survey, over 400 groups provided information about their work on the MDGs and their assessment of progress.
Where Are We? MDGs' Progress under the Spotlight
From the Southern African Regional Poverty Network (SARPN), this CD contains official United Nations documents, country reports, issues, news and information regarding SARPN.
Where Credit is Due: A Radio Documentary about Microcredit
This documentary (52 mins.) explores microcredit and includes case studies of lending circles in Northern Ghana that are supported by Maata N Tudu and Amasachina, two community development groups that have partnered with CUSO.
Who cares?: The Economics of DignityThe CD accompanies the book, Who cares? The economics of dignity, (362.1969792 W233w).
Women & Girls Lead: Community Classroom: Volume 1
This collection features film modules from three documentaries from the PBS series Independent Lens: Pushing the Elephant, Bhutto and Waste Land. These films present personal stories of gender-based violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, to Benazir Bhutto’s rise as the leader of Pakistan, to the transformative power of art for Brazilian women living in the world's largest landfill.
Women & Girls Lead: Short videos and Campaign Resources: Volume 3
Women and Girls Lead presents women and girls as leaders and expands understanding of gender equity.
World Guide 2003/2004
Produced by New Internationalist, this is a searchable reference guide providing country information, UN statistics, maps, reports on global issues, Amnesty International reports and Social Watch reports.
World Libraries: Volumes 12-13
World Libraries is a free library and information science journal. This journal is dedicated to librarians and libraries in regions without associations or agencies to encourage scholarly communication and professional development.
Writing for Change
An interactive guide to effective writing, writing for science, writing for advocacy. (Manual included).
Writing Project Proposals
This is a Leadership for Environment and Development (LEAD) Training Module. This course has been designed for learners who need the skills and knowledge necessary to develop a project concept and proposal, and to seek funding for that project.
Youth Participation Guide: Assessment, Planning, and Implementation
This CD accompanies the book, Youth Participation Guide: Assessment, Planning, and Implementation, (307.08055 M369y).
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