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- The BLDS print collection
Browse all the latest print documents from the British Library of Development Studies...
- How can agricultural production be rehabilitated in war-torn countries?
- New Agriculturalist 2007
- The aftermath of war is a reality faced by millions of rural poor around the world, and re-establishing agricultural production, for both subsistence and trade, is an essential part of the rehabilitation process. This edition of New A...
- How can Africa's extractive industries be held accountable?
- S. Bryan (ed); B. Hoffman (ed) / National Democratic Institute 2007
- This report identifies the challenges that African legislators face in overseeing their countries’ oil and mining industries, as well as best practices in use around the world and recommendations for future engagement. ...
- Interviews and surveys with teachers reveal a motivation crisis in Sierra Leone
- J.B. Harding; A.T. Mansaray / Eldis Document Store 2006
- Interviews with Sierra Leone’s primary teachers reveal that the country is facing a teacher motivation crisis that threatens the quality of basic education. Although this problem has been clearly recognised in Sierra Leone&rsquo...
- Recommendations for the new UN Peacebuilding Commission from Sierra Leone and Burundi
- CARE International 2007
- This report assess the first year of work by the United Nations Peacebuilidng Commission (PBC). The report coincides with the PBC’s own first annual report to the General Assembly and assesses the PBC’s impacts on its firs...
- Enhancing southern capacity: does the rhetoric match the reality?
- M. Couldrey (ed); T. Morris (ed) / Forced Migration Review 2007
- Virtually every humanitarian agency talks about their commitment to building Southern capacity and, increasingly, this discourse has been focused on forming ‘partnerships’ with Southern organisations. In this edition of Fo...
- IMF conditions preventing achievement of education for all in Malawi, Sierra Leone and Mozambique
- A.A. Marphatia; R. Moussié; A. Ainger / ActionAid International 2007
- IMF restrictions on recurrent government spending are working against the MDGs, and Education for All, this report argues. Through research with the governments of Malawi, Mozambique and Sierra Leone, this study shows that IMF-imposed...
- Data collection and statistical analysis: findings on the capacity of African Education Ministries
- S. Bodo / Association for the Development of Education in Africa 2007
- This report presents the results of a survey to gauge the capacity levels of Anglophone African Education Ministries’ statistics offices. It presents information provided by statisticians, planners and computer specialists from ...
- How effective have UNCAC and AU implementation conventions been in preventing corruption?
- Transparency International 2007
- This paper documents case studies which analyse anti-corruption measures and highlight the main shortcomings of the reform process in Africa. A common feature in most countries is the absence of comprehensive national strategies to co...
- Stopping violence against women: a handbook for development practitioners
- United Nations Population Fund 2006
- Violence against women manifests itself in different ways in different societies - from psychological abuse and physical harm to early marriage and ritual slavery - and the pathways to success vary. This handbook, intended primarily f...
- Protecting girls in fighting forces: the cases of Northern Uganda, Sierra Leone and Mozambique
- S. Mackay; D. Mazurana / Rights and Democracy, International Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development 2004
- Girls in fighting forces have suffered major human rights violations, especially gender-based violence. The aim of this book is to inform child protection advocacy at all levels about the presence of girls in fighting forces worldwide...