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Structural adjustment and Moroccan agriculture: an assessment of the reforms in the sugar and cereal sectors
Jonathan Kydd; Sophie Thoyer / OECD Development Centre 1992
This paper reviews the process of agricultural policy reforms in Morocco in the 1980's, with particular emphasis on the cereals and sugar sub-sectors. Agricultural policy is reviewed in historical perspective, to show that the liberal...
Basic guide to using debt conversions
E.G. Dunn / Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID 1997
What are debt conversions? How can they be used to finance projects? In this guide we will look at how those striving to improve the agriculture and environment of Africa can utilize this funding method to accomplish their goals. ...
Analysis of policy reform and structural adjustment programs in Zimbabwe with emphasis on agriculture and trade
G. Sithole / Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID 1996
This study reflects on the accomplishments and challenges of Zimbabwe’s recent economic reform initiatives. The report should serve as a guiding tool for government and donors alike in planning future and on-going economic reform...
Policy reforms and structural adjustment in Zambia : the case of agriculture and trade
O.S. Saasa / Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID 1996
This reportreflects on the accomplishments and challenges of the country’s recent economic reform initiatives. This report should serve as guide for government and donors in planning future and on-going economic reform and struct...
Comparative analysis of economic reform and structural adjustment programs in Eastern Africa with emphasis on trade policies
Nehemiah K. Ngeno / Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID 1996
In view of the potential implications of structural adjustment and economic reform programs for subregional and regional trade, food security, and overall economic growth and stability, this study is a step in the direction of informi...
Structural adjustment and agricultural policy reform in South Africa / Johan Van Rooyen ... [et al.]
Johan Van Rooyen / Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID 1996
This study offers an opportunity to reflect on the accomplishments and challenges of economic reform initiatives undertaken in pre-democratic South Africa. The report should serve as a guiding tool for government and donors alike in p...
Stimulating indigenous agribusiness development in the northern communal areas of Namibia : a concept paper
E.T. Acquah / Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID 1997
This concept paper proposes (a) market driven farm and off-farm entrepreneurial options, that could take advantage of the existing opportunities, thus leading to the creation of indigenous oriented economic growth and (b) empowerment ...
Stimulating indigenous agribusiness development in Zimbabwe : a concept paper
E.T Acquah / Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID 1997
This concept paper proposes (a) market-driven farm and off-farm entreprenerial options that could take advantage of Zimbabwe's Economic Structural Adjustment Programme (ESAP) achievements, thus leading to the creation of indigenous or...
Cost Allocation For Multi-service Micro-finance Institutions
B.S. Helms / Consultative Group to Assist the Poorest 1998
Presents a series of questions MFI managers should ask themselves about allocating costs and assets among costs centers. Using examples from the field and a hypothetical case called Microfem, the paper explores alternative answers to ...
How CGAP Member Donors Fund Micro-finance Institutions
Consultative Group to Assist the Poorest 1999
This FOCUS Note emanated from CGAP's Secretariat fielding the same questions from numerous micro-finance practitioners world wide: "How do the Member Donors of CGAP fund micro-finance institutions? What are the structures, funding ins...
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Making European aid more relevant for the poor in Zambia
J. Carlsson; P. Chibbamullilo; C. Orjuela; O. Saasa / Overseas Development Institute 2000
Paper questions whether the policy and practice of European donors, or more specifically, members of the European Union (EU), is attuned to the fact that poverty reduction is the most pressing human issue in Zambia today. Paper asks: ...
LDCs influencing NGO funding priorities: the case of Thailand
C. Johnson / Overseas Development Institute 2001
Paper addresses the debate that the gap between local priorities and NGO accountability can be wide. It explores a highly informal line of accountability that emerged between an internationally funded NGO and a village community in so...
How government policy can impact on food security
C. Stevens / Institute of Development Studies UK 2001
The link between multilateral rules and the food security of individuals is often indirect, and the data required to forecast the effects of change are often lacking. This Briefing provides a road map from the deliberations in Geneva ...
Recording and using indigenous knowledge: A manual
International Institute of Rural Reconstruction 1999
Indigenous knowledge (IK) is a valuable resource for development. Under certain circumstances it can be equal to or even be superior to the know- how introduced by outsiders. Development efforts should therefore consider IK and use it...
WTO: Understanding the Development Angle [Trade and Development Background Briefings]
C. Stevens / Institute of Development Studies UK 1999
Series of 10 short background papers, each on a different aspect of the WTO agenda and describing how developing countries may be affected by different outcomes, and what preparations they need to make to participate effectively. Deve...
Has the IMF appropriated too many areas of responsibility?
B. Unm├╝ssig; M. Walther / World Economy, Ecology and Development 2000
This article finds that: the concern for the poor in Third World countries shown by the IMF is primarily a response to criticism of its policy recommendations, which has grown increasingly louder over the past years ...
Donor experience with building-up local capacity to implement environmental policies
Development Assistance Committee, OECD 1999
Offers a detailed and systematic assessment of DAC members’ capacities to support two key processes implicit in the concept of Capacity Development in Environment (CDE): integrating environment and development conc...
The heart of the matter: donors, development assistance, and Public Sector Reform
M. Schacter / Institute on Governance 2001
The article looks at the present consensus on Public Sector Reform (PSR), and its effect on development. The concensus claims that PSR will: lead to better delivery of the basic public services that effect living standa...
Financial sustainablility for credit programmes: a travel survival guide
P. Kantor; C. Robinson / Sustainable Banking with the Poor ,World Bank 1997
This guide is intended for microcredit program managers and staff with little accounting and financial skills. The guide lays out the essentials of an income statement in a very user-friendly way to enable program officers to understa...
How to Create an Effective Communication Project [on HIV / AIDS]
Family Health International 1996
Careful planning of communication projects is necessary for the success of HIV/AIDS prevention programs. This handbook will guide you through the development of behavior change communication (BCC) projects using a strategy developed b...
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Aktion Deutschland Hilft
Aktion Deutschland Hilft is a coalition of German relief organisations providing fast and effective help in severe catastrophes.
European Think Tanks Group (ETTG)
The European Think Tanks Group (ETTG), is made up of four like-minded leading European international cooperation think tanks: German Development Institute (DIE), European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM), the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI), and the Overseas Development Institute (ODI). The work of the group is sha...
TELL ME Transparent communication in Epidemics (TELLME)
TELL ME is a 36 month Collaborative Project, which aims to provide evidence and to develop models for improved risk communication during infectious disease crises.  TELL ME combines public health, social sciences, behavioral sciences, political sciences, law, ethics, communication and media, in order to develop original communication strategies regarding complicated messages and...
World Centre for Sustainable Development / RIO+ Centre
The World Centre for Sustainable Development (RIO+ Centre) was established as a legacy of the Rio+20 Conference to keep the commitment to inclusive and sustainable development alive. The RIO+ Centre works with governments, civil society and the private sector to inspire and inform policies and practices that lead to greater social, environmental and economic justice. As a global centre based in...
Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)
The Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) unites Australia’s non-government aid and international development organisations to strengthen their collective impact against poverty.
Development Ideas
Development Ideas is a space for thinkers and practitioners to learn, share and debate about international development—its origins, how it has changed and spread over time, and how it may evolve. The group have published an essential reference book for scholars, graduate students, practitioners and policy-makers: International Development: Ideas, Experience and Prospects  in...
Sustainable Development 2015 (SD2015)
The Sustainable Development 2015 website provides the latest news, information and expert analysis around the global decision-making process to define a new set of global goals to eradicate poverty through sustainable development, known as the post-2015 development agenda. The website forms part of a wider multi-stakeholder engagement programme run by Stakeholder Forum and CIVICUS, in c...
Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA)
Think Tank aiming to promote India's relations with other countries through study, research, discussions, lectures, exchange of ideas and information with other organisations within and outside India engaged in similar activities.
International Development Policy
International Development Policy is a peer-reviewed e-journal that promotes cutting-edge research and policy debates on global development. It publishes original contributions by researchers and reflective practitioners from developing, emerging and advanced economies. PolDev engages scholars and policymakers to analyze and debate development policies at the strategic, institutional and discursive...
Development bank of Latin America
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