Introducing international development management
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Introducing international development management


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This unit of study uses selected material from across several Open University courses in the Masters programme in Development Management.

Grateful acknowledgement is made to the following sources for permission to reproduce material in this unit:

Table 2 ‘Three approaches to advocacy’, Tearfund (2002), ‘Advocacy Toolkit: Understanding Advocacy’;

Table 3 ‘Framework for understanding possible outcomes and impact of advocacy’, Chapman, J. (2002), ‘Monitoring and evaluating advocacy’, PLA Notes, Vol. 43, pp. 48–52, International Institute for Environment and Development.

‘Russia Small Business Fund’, Informal Note (1997) European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

From Case Studies:

‘Belfast Travellers’

Appendix 2: (accessed 9 October 2006): Crown copyright material is reproduced under Class Licence Number C01W0000065 with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen's Printer for Scotland;

Appendix 3: (accessed 16 October 2006): © An Munia Tober.


Appendix 1: Syngenta Foundation (2003), ‘Insect Resistant Maize for Africa Project Review Report, Nairobi, Kenya’, taken from © Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture;

Appendix 2: Burgi, J., ‘IRMA reaks new ground in Kenya: interview with Klaus Leisinger’, taken from © Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture;

Appendix 3: de Groote, H et al, (2004) ‘Debunking the myths of GM crops for Africa: the case of Bt Maize in Kenya’, presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Agricultural Economics Association, 4 August 2004, Denver, Colorado;

Appendix 4: deGrassi A, (2003) ‘Genetically Modified Crops and Sustainable Poverty Alleviation in Sub-Saharan Africa: an Assessment of Current Evidence’, from

The material acknowledged below is taken from Allen, T. and Thomas, A. (2000), Poverty and Development into the 21st Century, co-published with Oxford University Press for course TU871:

Figure 1.2 © Christopher Pillitz/Network Photographers;

Figure 16.1 © Stuart Isett/Sygma;

Figure 16.2 Reprinted with Permission from Foreign Policy, 111 (Summer 1998). Copyright by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

Table 16.1 UNDP (1997) Human Development Report, United Nations Development Programme;

Table 16.3 adapted from Elazar, D.J. (1998), Constitutionalising Globalisation, Rowan & Littlefield Publishers Inc.

Box 1.5: ‘There is nothing natural about poverty’, Nick Davies, New Statesman, 6 November 1998. © All Rights Reserved. New Statesman Ltd 2008;

Box 1.6: ‘Seeds of Hope in Amazon's urban jungle’, Alex Bellos, The Guardian, 4 December 1998. With the kind permission of Alex Bellos.

Material is also taken from Robinson, D., Hewitt, T. and Harriss, J. (eds) (2000) Managing Development, co-published with SAGE originally for course TU872.

Material is also taken from Thomas, A. and Mohan, G. (eds) (2007) Research Skills for Policy and Development, co-published with SAGE

These extracts are taken from TU870, TU871, TU872 and TU875 © 2005, 2006, 2007 The Open University.

Angela Sevin: [Details correct as of 14 April 2008]

Helen Yanacopulos, Susan Fawssett and Richard Pinder

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