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Australia
  • Capital: Canberra
  • Population: 21515754
  • Size: 7686850.0 Km2

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The BLDS print collection
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AusAID decreases aid of unding of the renewable energy sector
AID/WATCH 2004
The report reviews the funding commitment of Australian Aid Programmes for the energy sector, with a particular emphasis on the sector of renewable energy. Main findings include: funding for renewable energy proj...
Lessons from the gay community: understanding sexual behaviour change in response to HIV/AIDS
G.W. Dowsett / Health Transition Centre, The Australian National University 1999
This chapter from the book 'Resistances to Behavioural Change to Reduce the HIV/AIDS Infection', published by the Health Transition Centre at the Australian National University, reviews what is known on HIV/AIDS-related behaviour chan...
EU sugar reform plans fail to comply with WTO rules
Oxfam 2005
This brief paper examines the implications of a ruling of the World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel, which found that EU sugar subsidies contravene WTO rules. The paper presents findings from the ruling as fol...
The privatisation of water sources around the world is a growing problem
Friends of the Earth International 2003
This report explores the issue of global water justice. It examines different countries' access to and management of water resources through the perspectives of Friends of the Earth International's (FOEI) country offices. Chron...
Agricultural research systems: lessons learnt from developed countries responding to new challenges
W. Janssen; T. Braunschweig / Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research 2003
This paper looks at the affects on agricultural research systems of the globalisation of markets, economic liberalisation, advances in science and technology, and new thinking about the respective roles of the public and the private s...
Trading post secondary education: cross border education and standards assurance
OECD/Norway Forum on Trade in Educational Services 2003
Erosion of ethnic identity: is globalisation to blame?
Roger Blench / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2002
Why is the international community concerned about preservation of biodiversity yet indifferent to the erosion of cultural diversity? Why do we consider habitats as worthy of conservation yet make so little effort to accumulate indige...
A complaints mechanism is required to increase the accountability of the Australian mining industry
I. Macdonald; B. Ross / Oxfam 2003
The paper argues that self-regulation of mining companies has proved an ineffective guarantee to communities negatively affected by mining operations. It calls for an independent, formal complaints mechanism for the Australian mining ...
Introduction to climate change policy and carbon trading
T.H. Booth / CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products 2003
The purpose of this paper is to provide a brief introduction to greenhouse and climate change, international frameworks, carbon sequestration and carbon trading. It focusses in particular on policy relating to Australia. The pa...
Who can farmers turn to for sound advice?
Chris Garforth; Brian Angell; John Archer; Kate Green / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2003
Governments that have privatised their extension and advisory services still try to influence decisions that farmers take relating to agriculture, environmental issues, food safety and rural development. Globalisation is intensifying ...
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