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Proposals to redistribute the supply of aid more evenly
Oxfam 2000
As Western countries have got richer in the past ten years, the proportion of their wealth spent on humanitarian aid has gone down by 30%. The number of forgotten emergencies looks set to increase. The required response is not aid alo...
Evaluation and follow up review of SIDA-funded programme
T. Greiner; L. Andersson-Brolin; M. Mittal; A. Puri / Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency 2000
Programme has been offering a package of of services related to human resource development - health , nutrition, and education - for children, adolescent girls and and women. Aims of Swedish involvement in the programme have been to ...
Assessing Globalization: briefing papers
Development Economics Vice Presidency, World Bank 2000
Series of World Bank Briefing Papers looks at how to define globalization and then assesses three leading questions about globalization by looking at the evidence from a large number of countries. Is globalization incr...
Budgets as if people mattered: democratizing macroeconomic policies
N. Cagatay; M Keklik; R Lal; J. Lang / Poverty Elimination Programme, UNDP 2000
The concept of 'budgets as if people mattered' is inspired by a large number of initiatives that have emerged around the world during the last fifteen years to examine public budgets through a poverty or gender lens. As many of these ...
Can poor households adapt to change?
M. Gonzalez de la Rocha; A. Grinspun / Poverty Elimination Programme, UNDP 2000
Changes in labor markets and State withdrawal from the financing and provision of social benefits and services have had a major impact on the way households organize their labor, time and other resources. To cope with these changes, h...
Experience with cross-sector donor programmes
M. Foster; A. Norton; A. Brown; F. Naschold / Overseas Development Institute 2000
Paper is an outcome of the informal Like-Minded Donor Working Group on the Implementation of Sector Wide Approaches (SWA). It sets out some of the significant challenges that are facing SWA on the basis of a survey of a wide range of ...
Rural poverty in developing countries: issues and policies
H.M. Khan / International Monetary Fund Working Papers 2000
Review of rural poverty, and suggested policy framework. Policy option considered include: stable macroenomic management; transfer of assets; investment in and access to physical/social infrastructure; access to credit and jobs...
Newsletter covering the build up to Rio plus ten
Earth Summit 2002 1999
Monthly newsletter being produced in the lead up to the Earth Summit 2002. Current issue in text format, back issues in PDF format.
Describes developments up to April 2000, including country feedback
Debt Initiative for the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries, IMF 2000
Describes developments in the PRSP programme, including Interim PRSPs (I-PRSPs) Issues raised by recipient countries have included growth and macroeconomic stability are critical for poverty reduction, but cannot...
Politics and poverty cause civil wars, not ethnic diversity
P. Collier; I. Elbadawi; N. Sambanis / The Economics of Crime and Violence, World Bank 2000
Contrary to popular belief, Africa's civil wars are not due to its ethnic and religious diversity. Using recently developed models of the overall incidence of civil wars in 161 countries between 1960-1999, this paper draws lessons wit...
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Income poverty projections
D. Narayan; G. Prennushi; S. Cecchini / PovertyNet, World Bank 2001
Contains new estimates of global income poverty in 1998, new income poverty projections for the year 2015, and new information on income poverty and social indicators by region and country. The numbers show little progress in r...
There is no systematic link between fast growth and increasing inequality
A. Bigsten; J. Levin / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2001
This paper reviews recent research dealing with the relationships between economic growth, income distribution, and poverty. The paper finds that: there is not a systematic pattern of change in income distribution durin...
Formal education programmes oppose nomadic pastoralist culture
S. Kratli / Environment Team, IDS Sussex 2001
This literature review explores issues relating to education provision to nomadic pastoralists. Pastoralists are often considered to be educational 'failures' (in terms of enrolment, attendance, classroom performance etc). Despite thi...
Does Participatory Poverty Assessment improve the effectiveness of poverty reduction policy?
A. Norton / Overseas Development Institute 2001
This article takes a critical look at participatory poverty assessment (PPA) as a methodology and investigates the use of this methodology in various case-studies. The article: summarises key findings from recent...
PRSPs do not focus on implementation processes and intermediate project outputs sufficiently
D. Booth / Overseas Development Institute 2001
This report reflects the first stage of a desk study of good practice in the development of PRSP indicators and monitoring systems. The article focuses on five main areas that are of potential importance in PRSP monitoring: ...
When and where to intervene
Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project 2000
This article looks at ways of using food aid as an intervention to mitigate the impacts of HIV/AIDS. Impacts include: people infected with HIV/AIDS are frequently unable to work for increasingly long periods of time, u...
The Global Fund - a cure for Africa’s failing health systems?
C. Simms; M. Rowson; S. Peattie / Save the Children Fund 2001
World leaders are discussing a multi-billion dollar package of initiatives aimed at tackling major diseases in poor countries. However, economic crisis and unsuccessful reforms in the past two decades have left many nations with faili...
What factors effect farmers' marketing decisions in Mozambique?
R. Heltberg; F. Tarp / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2001
This paper identifies the key causal factors behind farmers’ marketing decisions in Mozambique. A two-step decision making process is modelled. Farmers decide, first, whether or not to participate in the market and, second, how m...
Strategies for initiating a sustainable development strategy in Mozambique.
H. T. Jensen; F. Tarp / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2001
Paper makes use of a 1997 Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) model to analyse three potential strategies for initiating a sustainable development strategy in Mozambique. They include: an agriculture-first strategy ...
Poverty comparisons with dependent samples
B. Zheng / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2001
This note introduces an easy-to-use method of correction for sample dependency. It also applies the method to test changes in U.S. poverty in the 1990s and evaluate the marginal eects of public assistance on poverty before and after t...
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Migrating out of Poverty
Migrating out of Poverty is a seven-year research programme consortium (RPC) funded by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) from 2010-2017. It focuses on the relationship between regional migration, internal migration and poverty and is located in six regions across Asia, Africa and Europe.
Vienna Institute of Demography
Advances in Aging Research
Advances in Aging Research (AAR) is an openly accessible journal published bimonthly. The goal of this journal is to provide a platform for scientists and academicians all over the world to promote, share, and discuss various new issues and developments in different areas of ageing research.
Infectious Diseases of Poverty
Infectious Diseases of Poverty is an open access, peer-reviewed journal publishing topic areas and methods that address essential public health questions relating to infectious diseases of poverty. These include various aspects of the biology of pathogens and vectors, diagnosis and detection, treatment and case management, epidemiology and modeling, zoonotic hosts and...
CARibbean Weather Impacts Group (CARIWIG)
Managers and policy makers in the Caribbean require knowledge of the likely impacts and hazards arising from climate change that are specific to their geographical location and that are relevant to their planning time-horizons (e.g. the short term, 2030s, or the longer term, 2080s). However, current climate model projections of the weather are of limited use in this respect due to scale and bia...
Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme, ODISHA (MGNREGS)
This Society serves as an additional managerial and technical capacity to the Panchayati Raj Department, Government of Odisha for the implementation of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme in the State. The society will: Receive, manage and account for the funds received from the MoRD & State Government. Strengthen the technical/managerial capaci...
The Pacific Community (SPC) (SPC)
The Pacific Community (SPC) is the principal scientific and technical organisation in the Pacific region, supporting development since 1947. It is an international development organisation owned and governed by our 26 country and territory members.
The Ministry of Tribal Affairs
The Ministry was set up in 1999 after the bifurcation of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment with the objective of providing more focused approach on the integrated socio-economic development of the Scheduled Tribes (STs), the most underprivileged of the Indian Society, in a coordinated and planned manner.
IPE Global Centre for Knowledge & Development (IPE CKD)
IPE Global Centre for Knowledge & Development (IPE CKD), is a dedicated entity promoted by IPE Global Limited for development research, dialogue, learning and innovation. Its purpose is to seek, develop and share innovative solutions to address the global challenges of development.
American Institutes for Research (AIR)
Founded in 1946 as a not-for-profit organisation, AIR’s conducts and applies behavioral and social science research and evaluation towards improving people's lives, with a special emphasis on the disadvantaged.
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