Learning & Innovations Institute

The 2001 Learning & Innovations Institute was sponsored by the Conference Secretariat of the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), and Rights & Democracy.

Below you will find the thirteen papers presented at the Institute. You can download the papers by clicking on the PDF icon to the right. If you have any questions regarding either the papers or the Learning & Innovations Institute, please contact us at:

Coady International Institute
St. Francis Xavier University
PO Box 5000
Antigonish, Nova Scotia
Canada B2G 2W5

or you can email us at coady@stfx.ca

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Derrick Naidoo Upgraded from the South African Apartheid Prison to the New Democratic Neo-Liberal Global Prison? THEMBA (There Must Be an Alternative)


Jabu Manombe-Ncube Advocacy Lessons from the Disability Movement: Experiences from Southern and Eastern Africa


Jeanne Moffat Victory for the Forests: Greenpeace's market campaign for the Great Bear Rainforest


Jill Carr-Harris Best Practices in Advocacy in India: A case study of the land rights struggle in Madhya Pradesh (125K)
Juliette Dworzak Networking, Advocacy, and Information Flow: Trends among African NGOs (160K)
Manoj Rai Citizens' Advocacy to Strengthen Local Self-Governance (136K)
Maria Fides Bagasao When Civil Society Takes Over: Innovations in local and national level citizens' action in the Philippines (117K)
Peggy Antrobus Building Global Networks: Women-led alternatives (133K)
Saloni Singh Gaining Gender Equity through the Increased Participation of Women in Politics and Public Decision-Making: An advocacy experience from Nepal (148K)
Sara Hlupekile Longwe The Place of Policy Advocacy in Strategies for Women's Advancement (115K)
Valerie Miller Politics, Power, and People: Lessons from gender advocacy, action, and analysis (247K)
Cristina Vladu Advocacy for Home Care in Romania: The case of the Foundation for Community Care Services (118K)
Annie Brisibe The Benefits and Challenges of Advocacy and Networking in a Local and Global Context (113K)