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- The BLDS print collection
Browse all the latest print documents from the British Library of Development Studies...
- Providing development aid to Africa : comparing South Africa with China, India and Brazil
- E. N. Tjonneland / South African Foreign Policy Initiative, 2013
- South Africa’s planned development aid agency, South African Development Partnership Agency, is expected to be established in 2013. This provides a good opportunity to assess South Africas current role as provider of development aid to othe...
- What next for the BRICS Bank?
- N. Watson; M. Younis; S. Spratt / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2013
- A new development bank to be created by the ‘Rising Powers’ of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) is intended to promote greater cooperation between developing countries, and address what is seen by many as a ...
- Inequality watch
- B. Thoresen / Norwegian People's Aid, 2012
- This report is a contribution to the development policy debate. It shows that it is a too narrow approach to limit the targets of development policy to growth or to lifting a population above an artificial poverty line. A clear prioritizati...
- The future of the food system: cases involving the private sector in South Africa
- L. Pereira / Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2013
- The food system is facing unprecedented pressure from environmental change exacerbated by the expansion of global agri-food corporations. With a large proportion of sub-Saharan African countries’ gross domestic product still heavily reliant...
- Schools as protective environment
- South Africa faces major challenges. Although the institutionalized system of racism known as apartheid was formally abolished in 1994, its legacy lingers. Crime, economic inequality and an inferior educational system continue to plague the...
- Nutrition in contemporary South Africa
- M. Faber; F. Wenhold / African Journals Online - AJOL, 2007
- In South Africa, both under- and over-nutrition exist. Chronic malnutrition is a bigger problem than acute malnutrition. Stunted children have a higher risk for being overweight. At national level, 33.3% of preschool children are vitamin A ...
- Socio-economic Predictors of Stunting in Pre-school Children - a population-based study from Johannesburg and Soweto
- B.A. Wiley; N. Cameron; S.A. Norris / South African Medical Journal, 2009
- This study aims to investigate a range of household-level socio-economic and social support predictors of stunting in children aged less than 30 months. Logical regression models were constructed using a conceptual framework to investigate ...
- Nutritional status of HIV-infected adults on antiretroviral therapy and the impact of nutritional supplementation in the Northern Cape Province, South Africa
- R. Lategan; L. Steenkamp; G. Joubert / South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2010
- The study was a descriptive prospective trial aimed to describe the nutritional status and impact of current nutrition intervention strategies on weight changes in adult HIV-infected patients on antiretroviral therapy. Results showed that p...
- The neurological and neurocognitive function of HIV-infected children commenced on antiretroviral therapy
- L. Smith; C. Adnams; B. Eley / African Journals Online - AJOL, 2008
- This prospective study aims to describe the neurological and neurocognitive deficits in HIV-infected children and the short-term effect of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) on the observed deficit. 39 children were evaluated befo...
- Mobilizing climate investment: the role of international climate finance in creating scaled-up low-carbon energy
- C. Polycarp; L. Brown; X. Fu-Bertaux 2013
- It is estimated that developing countries need US$ 531 billion per year additional investment in energy supply and demand technologies, between now and 2050, in order to limit global temperature rise to two degrees above pre-industrial leve...