A selection of publications from CDB and other organizations dealing with development issues in China.

A range of issues and recommendations are raised in this report. Philanthropy’s contributions to international development should be better measured, and there is a need for a stronger emphasis on better data overall in terms of both measuring progress, and enabling a better understanding of the range of potential grantees working on development themes.

The toolkit provides practical templates and models to assist with the generation of innovative new ideas and their implementation into economies.

This Issue includes articles on Chinese philanthropy, the Chinese women’s rights movement and Volunteering in Sichuan.

This eBook reviews different roles, experiences, and lessons learned from working with civil society in development cooperation. It compares and analyses common themes and good practices from numerous aid-providing countries.

This report is not an academic study in the strict sense of the word, but rather uses selected case studies to make observations about the development of public advocacy in China over the last few years.

This study shows how to measure a country’s philanthropic environment and what concrete policies encourage or restrict it. The research comes at an opportune time as new governments throughout the world strive to work positively with civil society.

The purpose of this report is to provide an overview and analysis of the grassroots, public interest NGOs covered in this Directory, and recommendations on how to support these NGOs. 

This survey will provide crucial data to follow up on the previous studies in order to draw conclusions and provide recommendations for investors, intermediaries, government and other support agencies.

This report provides an overview of the relevant actors, laws and standards in the Chinese dam building sector, including Sinohydro’s new environmental policy. It presents case studies of how NGOs have influenced Chinese overseas projects, and concludes with a list of addresses and other useful information.

The report provides a detailed discussion of (1) the policy environment for international NGOs working in China; (2) the roles international NGOs play in shaping policy preferences and promoting participatory approaches in China; and (3) the limits and challenges facing international NGOs.