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Cover for Corporate social responsibility: win-win propositions for communities, corporates and agriculture.

This book with 13 chapters presents various efforts across India, made by different corporates in collaboration with ICRISAT. It describes how in each location, cutting across the sectors, both the corporate and a research organization have meticulously designed and executed location- specific...

Author(s)
Wani, S. P.; Raju, K. V.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394514)
Type
Book
Full TextCABI Book InfoOpen Access
Cover for Global health research in an unequal world: ethics case studies from Africa.

This book is a collection of fictionalised case studies of everyday ethical dilemmas and challenges, encountered in the process of conducting global health research in places where the effects of global, political and economic inequality are particularly evident. It is a training tool to fill the...

Author(s)
Aellah, G.; Chantler, T.; Geissler, P. W.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390042)
Type
Book
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Will they leave us where we are?: expectations of medical research interventions.

This chapter presents a case study designed for readers to consider similarities between medical research and other kinds of community interventions which try to create more immediate change in local communities, the expectations that these similarities may create, and the possible ways that...

Author(s)
Aellah, G.; Chantler, T.; Geissler, P. W.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390042)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Too many people have turned up!: addressing stakeholders' concerns.

This chapter presents a case study with the intention of making the reader consider ways of developing constructive and mutually beneficial relationships with local collaborators, given differing priorities and the limits of a research organization's responsibility and resources. The case study...

Author(s)
Aellah, G.; Chantler, T.; Geissler, P. W.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390042)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Helping hand: working with public hospitals.

This chapter presents a case study designed for readers to explore different viewpoints and interests when government health facilities collaborate with transnational research bodies - and to explore the challenges facing individuals in an unequal health system. The chapter includes an introductory ...

Author(s)
Aellah, G.; Chantler, T.; Geissler, P. W.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390042)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Per diem: practical inequalities in scientific collaboration.

This chapter presents a case study designed for readers to think about the various practical effects of inequalities between different types of medical research staff, and to brainstorm both short-term and long-term solutions towards equality in the research workplace. The chapter includes an...

Author(s)
Aellah, G.; Chantler, T.; Geissler, P. W.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390042)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Who are you?: employment issues and North-South relationships.

This chapter presents a case study designed for readers to reflect upon unspoken assumptions and challenges in relation to personal economic circumstances and professional roles, when Northern African scientists and students work in Southern African medical research sites. The chapter includes an...

Author(s)
Aellah, G.; Chantler, T.; Geissler, P. W.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390042)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for I'm sure you'll give her a chance: employment and corruption.

This chapter presents a case study designed for readers to acknowledge the difficult issue of corruption in the employment processes of medical research organizations, and to discuss how to address this issue. The chapter includes an introductory sheet with guidelines for the training facilitator,...

Author(s)
Aellah, G.; Chantler, T.; Geissler, P. W.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390042)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for From WARDA to AfricaRice: an overview of rice research for development activities conducted in partnership in Africa.

This chapter covers rice research for development in Africa, with emphasis on the past two decades. Some of the major institutional and technological challenges encountered and achievements obtained since about 1990 are presented. The chapter starts with a brief overview of the Task Force...

Author(s)
Tollens, E.; Demont, M.; Sié, M.; Diagne, A.; Saito, K.; Wopereis, M. C. S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938123)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Prioritizing agricultural research for development: experiences and lessons.

This book shows how a diversity of methods have been used to fit specific CGIAR Centre contexts (whether global and regional, or research-focused on genetic improvement or natural resources management), with more emphasis on simpler and more transparent methods that are readily understandable to a...

Author(s)
Raitzer, D. A.; Norton, G. W.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935665)
Type
Book

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