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ANSO/SEMN 292: Development & Dispossession: Other Resources

U.S. Government Resources

Gray Literature

Gray Literature is a term for information (frequently of a scientific or technical nature) that falls outside the mainstream of published journal and mongraph literature. Gray literature is produced by government agencies, universities, corporations, research centers, associations and societies, and professional organizations.

You can find reports by using Google or Google Scholar, through bibliographies at the end of articles, in news reports.

Examples are:

World Bank


Ford Foundation

Amnesty International

International Network on Displacement and Resettlement

Land Rights Now

Overseas Development Institute

Asian Development Bank

Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

NIRA World Directory of Think Tanks   National Institute of Research Advancement list of research organizations

International Affairs Resrouces - list of reserach sites

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