Staff blogs and networks

This page comprises a listing of blogs and networks that are coordinated by RE&D staff.


Network title:

Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) Asia-Pacific Learning Forum

RE&D people: Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt, Colin Filer
Partner institutions: Mine Labour Protection Campaign, Chotanagpur Adivasi Seba Samiti, National Institute of Small Mines, Philippines Sustainable Development Network, Local Government Unit of Itogon Municipality (Philippines), Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), Wau Ecology Institute in Papua New Guinea
Network summary: The ASM Asia-Pacific Learning Forum will document and disseminate concrete examples of equitable, effective, and sustainable local-level partnerships which include small-scale miners or their communities as a guide to the development of better policy and practice in the different jurisdictions of the Asia-Pacific region.

Completed projects

Websites of completed projects, they are closed and are listed for archival purposes only.

Blog Title:

Gender and Water Community

RE&D people Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt
Partner institutions: Gender Water Alliance
Blog summary The blog is open to anyone working on or interested in looking at water resources - the representations, institutions, rules, laws, policies, groups and individuals, participation, ecologies and systems - of water management 'through a gender lens'.
Run date: March 2007 - November 2009
Network title:

Development Studies Network

RE&D people: Pamela Thomas
Partner institutions:  
Network summary: The Development Studies Network is a small multidisciplinary organization which encourages discussion and widespread exchange of knowledge of global social and economic development issues, development-related research, and international aid policy and practice. The Network publishes a regular free online journal, the Development Bulletin, which promotes and provide opportunities for open discussion on development issues between universities and colleges, government and non government organizations, aid practitioners, communities and the private sector.
Network title:

Empowering Communities

RE&D people: Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt, Colin Filer
Partner institutions: PT Kaltim Prima Coal
Network summary: This website serves as a central hub for the dissemination of information as part of the ARC Linkage project "Creating Empowered Communities: Gender and Sustainable Livelihoods in a Coal Mining Region in Indonesia". The website includes links to documentation hosted on other websites and materials relating specifically to the KPC project and its area of impact.
Network title

Gender Water Network is no longer active and there are no archive.
RE&D people Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt
Partner institutions ANU Institute for Environment
Network summary The Gender Water Network (GWN) links students, professionals and researchers with interests in the fields of gender and water management in the Asia-Pacific region.


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