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- The BLDS print collection
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- Monitoring and enforcement of UN arms embargoes in Africa
- G. Lamb / Institute for Security Studies 2008
- There are no international standards and treaties governing the import, export and transfer of arms. Some states and regional bodies, such as the European Union (EU), have policies and legislation regulating the trade in arms. However...
- Assessing the results of the Central Emergency Response Fund in Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, Sri Lanka, Ivory Coast and the DRC
- S. D. Faure; M. Glaser; A. Green / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2007
- The report outlines the results of an independent interim review of the grant component of the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) carried out between March and July 2007. This review is based on case studies from six countries - K...
- Food security in crises
- Alinovi L.; Hemrich G.; Russo L. / Agricultural and Development Economics Division, FAO 2007
- Drawing on case studies from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Somalia and Sudan, this paper focuses on policy, programming and institutional issues related to addressing food insecurity in protracted crises and fragile stat...
- What role can remittances play during crises?
- K. Savage; P. Harvey / Humanitarian Policy Group, ODI 2007
- Remittances, or migrants sending money home, are an important part of many people’s lives around the world. Relatively little is known, however, about the role that remittances play in crises. This paper explores this role, anal...
- How can interventions in fragile states be made more effective?
- id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2007
- The term ‘fragile states’ refers to states where globalisation and liberalisation have led to high levels of poverty and inequality, low levels of state capacity, vulnerability to internal and external shocks and the poten...
- East Africa: religious wars, wars of religion or neither?
- B. Møller / Danish Institute for International Studies 2006
- Religion appears to be motivating a growing number of people to participate in armed conflict. This paper examines the assumption that violence in East Africa is related to religion. It provides an overview of the history of religion ...
- The impact of emergencies on women and children
- United Nations Children's Fund 2007
- This Humanitarian Action Report 2007 outlines UNICEFs appeal for children and women in 33 emergencies around the world. In each country it looks at critical issues for children, key actions and achievements in 2006 and planned h...
- How can fisheries access agreements promote sustainable livelihoods?
- J. Mbendo; A. Ngusaru / WWF-World Wide Fund For Nature 2005
- The document reports on a fisheries access agreements workshop that was conducted in June 2005 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. This workshop was the fourth in a series designed to promote sustainable access agreements and regional collabo...
- Extending the reach of schools in Africa: evidence on complementary education programmes
- D. Balwanz; A. Schuh Moore; J. DeStefano / Association for the Development of Education in Africa 2006
- This paper presents evidence on complementary education programmes in African countries programmes designed to extend the reach of formal public schooling in developing countries, in order to serve the most disadvan...
- Lessons for health-care reform in Afghanistan and Iraq
- S. Jones; L. Hilborne; C.R.| Anthony / RAND Corporation 2006
- This report examines the rebuilding public health and health care delivery systems in nation-building efforts in post-conflict situations. The study examines a comprehensive set of cases, compare the quantitative and qualitative resul...