Cross-cutting development

While microfinance has been a centrepiece of its action research and collaborative initiatives, FDC has explored interventions in a range of areas that benefit the poor and disadvantaged, or otherwise contribute to improved livelihoods at the grass roots. These projects span energy, governance, local economic development, private sector engagement, the resource sector, social enterprise development and information, technology and communication for development, and effective partnerships. Of note is FDC’s partnership with the Asian Development Bank which led to the creation of the Energy for all Partnership and provision of energy access to over 100 million people in Asia and the Pacific. Further, FDC’s work with on Governance and Leadership for Women in the Pacific was recognised in the annual awards of the United Nations Association of Australia.

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Cross-cutting development

Pacific Renewable Energy and Microfinance Project, 2011

by Foundation for Development Cooperation

The main objective of the Pacific Renewable Energy and Microfinance project is to train microfinance institutions on the basics of renewable energy and energy efficiency, to enable the provision o ...

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Cross-cutting development

Managing Remittances Training Report, 2010

by Vladimir Pacheco

The contribution of remittances to the national economy of some Pacific Island countries is significant. FDC produced these materials for households in the Pacific.

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Cross-cutting development

ICT for Poverty Reduction in Asia, 2003

by Stuart Mathison

Poverty in Asia is pervasive, massive, resilient and complex. Approximately 24 per cent of the population of developing countries in Asia, or about 760 million people, live in poverty. South Asia ...

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Cross-cutting development

Partners Improving Marketplaces, 2010

by Carly Stephan

The aims of this project were to focus on a smaller number of specific markets, and to pilot responses to the identified needs from the earlier stage of Partner's Improving Marketplaces.

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Cross-cutting development

ICTs and Human Development in Asia, 2003

by Stuart Mathison

Throughout the developing world, ICT for Development (ICT4D) has assumed the mantel of being the latest silver bullet in the fight against poverty. Indeed, many ICT4D pilot programs have been impl ...

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Cross-cutting development

Performance-Based Allocation System East Timor, 2007

by Foundation for Development Cooperation

The Foundation for Development Cooperation was commissioned by the International Fund for Agricultural Development to conduct rural sector performance assessments for five Pacific Island Countries.

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Cross-cutting development

Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships, 2003

by Foundation for Development Cooperation

This publication aims to increase the availability of information and knowledge on various issues in the area of ICT4D. It provides a mainstream understanding about multi-sector partnerships, how ...

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Cross-cutting development

FDC development links 4, 2012

by Foundation for Development Cooperation

This publication provides readers with a summary of topical issues and latest research arising from the field across FDC’s areas of activity.

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Cross-cutting development

Social Capital in Asia, 2002

by Jane Prasetyo

This paper discusses the inability of existing conceptualizations of social capital to account for cultural distinctiveness, and the implications this has for research projects and social developm ...

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Cross-cutting development

FDC development links 2, 2012

by Foundation for Development Cooperation

This publication provides readers with a summary of topical issues and latest research arising from the field across FDC’s areas of activity.

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Cross-cutting development

Performance-Based Allocation System Fiji, 2007

by Foundation for Development Cooperation

The Foundation for Development Cooperation was commissioned by the International Fund for Agricultural Development to conduct rural sector performance assessments for five Pacific Island Countries.

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Cross-cutting development

FDC development links 1, 2011

by Foundation for Development Cooperation

This publication provides readers with a summary of topical issues and latest research arising from the field across FDC’s areas of activity.

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Cross-cutting development

FDC development links 3, 2012

by Foundation for Development Cooperation

This publication provides readers with a summary of topical issues and latest research arising from the field across FDC’s areas of activity.

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Cross-cutting development

Partners improving marketplace factsheet, 2011

by Foundation for Development Cooperation

Partners Improving Marketplaces is a Melanesia-wide project that seeks to improve the social, economic, and physical conditions of women market vendors and to encourage local government and those ...

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Cross-cutting development

Smoke and mirrors, 2005

by Beris Gwynne

To the credit of its proponents, the Geneva Summit provided the first opportunity for a comprehensive discussion, introducing generations of people from developed and developing countries to the r ...

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Cross-cutting development

Digital dividends for the poor, 2003

by Stuart Mathison

To be considered for expansion and replication, an ICT for poverty reduction initiative needs to demonstrate that it is a sustainable operation.

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Cross-cutting development

Energy for All, 2008

by Foundation for Development Cooperation

E4ALL is a platform conceived by FDC and the Asian Development Bank in 2009 to provide access to clean and modern energy. In addition to concept development, FDC served as E4ALL's first secretaria ...

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Cross-cutting development

REEEP-Information-release, 2009

by Foundation for Development Cooperation

Funding for a new and innovative project to design and implement renewable energy and microfinance systems in the Pacific has been awarded to FDC.

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Cross-cutting development

To Shoot or not to Shoot, 2002

by Jane Prasetyo

This paper examines the interactions between global and local media and society in the present climate. Given the constraints currently affecting media operations across the globe it is argued ...

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Cross-cutting development

BGLP factsheet, 2012

by Foundation for Development Cooperation

The Bottom Up Governance Leadership Program aimed to increase women's knowledge of governance and leadership in the Pacific and support bottom up governance initiatives by women in their local com ...

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Cross-cutting development

Energy for All Partnership Secretariat Final Report, 2010

by Foundation for Development Cooperation

The Foundation for Development Cooperation has been tasked by the Asian Development Bank to facilitate the Energy for All Partnership with the objective to increase access to modern forms of energ ...

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Cross-cutting development

Performance-Based Allocation System Samoa, 2007

by Foundation for Development Cooperation

The Foundation for Development Cooperation was commissioned by the International Fund for Agricultural Development to conduct rural sector performance assessments for five Pacific Island Countries.

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Cross-cutting development

Energy for All Case Studies, 2009

by Foundation for Development Cooperation

These are just a small sample of case studies that have been put together which serve to illustrate the possibilities and opportunities for development partners, communities and organizations genu ...

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Cross-cutting development

Tujuh Bukit Listening Tour, 2008

by Mélanie Aubé

FDC undertook a two-week “Tujuh Bukit Listening Tour” to explore insights aimed principally to gather information from all interested stakeholders and increase the level of knowledge and understan ...

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Cross-cutting development

Pacific Islands and the WSIS, 2003

by Stuart Mathison

In this issue FDC contributions to the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), FDC and the Global Knowledge Partnership Network (GKP), and Community-based ICT for Development projects.

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Cross-cutting development

Bangladesh Social Enterprise Project, 2010

by Foundation for Development Cooperation

The Bangladesh Enterprise Institute in association with the Foundation for Development Cooperation initiated the Bangladesh Social Enterprise Project on February 1, 2009 with the support of the Br ...

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Cross-cutting development

E4ALL Partnership Business Plan, 2008

by Foundation for Development Cooperation

The Foundation for Development Cooperation has been tasked by the Asian Development Bank to facilitate the Energy for All Partnership with the objective to increase access to modern forms of energ ...

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Cross-cutting development

FDC In Focus – Spring Issue, 2011

by Sean Rooney

This publication provides readers with a summary of topical issues and latest research arising from the field across FDC’s areas of activity.

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Cross-cutting development

Review of the Pacific Youth Strategy, 2010

by Foundation for Development Cooperation

Commissioned by the Secretariat of Pacific Community, the main objective of this review is to provide a comprehensive assessment of how Pacific Island countries and territories, as well as regiona ...

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Cross-cutting development

Energy for All Partnership Secretariat Report, 2009

by Foundation for Development Cooperation

This draft business plan provides detailed operational guidelines for the Partnership and partners to follow in tracking and reporting progress toward the Partnership target.

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Cross-cutting development

ICT4D Connecting People for a Better World, 2004

by Paul Greener

A book published by the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation following the World Summit on the Information Society. FDC contributed three thematic chapters: "Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships - M ...

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Cross-cutting development

Microfinance and disaster management briefs, 2006

by Stuart Mathison

Microfinance has proven to be an essential element for people in disaster situations, enabling them to start to rebuild their lives and improve their living conditions. FDC's research and other le ...

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Cross-cutting development

The Cost of Peace, 2001

by Francesca Beddie

The problem in the current debate about peacebuilding is not a lack of thinking and analysis, nor of recognition of the problems, or even identification of solutions.

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