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Considerations of wildlife resources and land use in Chad
J.O. Keith; D.C.H. Plowes / Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID 1997
Planning and education are needed on options for numbers of animals. land use in Chad to ensure that development considers the proper use, maintenance, and enhancement of its remaining natural resources, and especially the needs of fi...
Cash crop and foodgrain productivity in Senegal : historical view, new survey, evidence, and policy implications
V. Kelly; B. Diagana; T. Reardon; M. Gaye; E. Crawford / Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID 1996
This research report provides an in-depth understanding of many aspects of Senegalese agricultural policy, its historical impact, and more recent farmer responses to government attempts to recent farmer responses to government attempt...
Comparative cost of production analysis in East Africa : implications for competitiveness and comparative advantage
M. Odhiambo; P. Kristanson / Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID 1996
Report is an analytical attempt to highlight areas of comparative advantage and disadvantage in various East African countries and suggest ways in which these countries could improve regional and individual competitiveness in producti...
Improving the measurement and analysis of African agricultural productivity : promoting complementarities between micro and macro data
Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID 1996
Report identifies numerous situations where poor data lead to incorrect estimates of African land and labor productivity. The report argues that better coordination of macro, meso, and micro data collection, reporting, and analysis ef...
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...
Understanding linkages among food availability, access, consumption, and nutrition in Africa: empirical findings and issues from the literature
Patrick Diskin / Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID 1995
By providing new perspectives on linkages between food availability, access, consumption, and nutrition, this report intends to assist policymakers in understanding the nature and extent of relationships among all variables involved i...
Accounting for Water Use and Productivity
D. Molden / International Water Management Institute 1997
This paper presents a conceptual framework for water accounting and provides generic terminologies and procedures to describe the status of water resource use and consequences of water resources related actions. The framework applies ...
Rehabilitation Planning for Small Tanks in Cascades: A Methodology Based on Rapid Assessment
R. Sakthivadivel; N. Fernando; J.D. Brewer / International Water Management Institute 1997
This report argues that irrigation system rehabilitation planning must take place within a basin context. That is, the impacts of system improvements on other users in the basin must be assessed to avoid creating or aggravating discor...
Impacts of Irrigation Management Transfer: A Review of the Evidence
D.L. Vermillion / International Water Management Institute 1997
Data from 29 different studies on irrigation management transfer are drawn together and evaluated to assess the impacts of transfer on various aspects of irrigation system management. Twelve guiding principles to ensure a more systema...
Institutional Design Principles for Accountability in Larger Irrigation Systems
D.J. Merrey / International Water Management Institute 1997
To varying degrees, an irrigation management agency may be either financially independent or financially dependent on outside sources for funding. In most dependent cases, it is the government that controls and allocates the level of ...
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Maize research impact in Africa : the obscured revolution: summary report
Elon Gilbert / Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID 1994
Domestic causes of currency crises: policy lessons for crisis avoidance
H. Reisen / OECD Development Centre 1998
The recent currency crises in Latin America and Asia have hit countries with strong macroeconomic fundamentals but weak domestic financial systems. Private capital flows, attracted by disorderly financial liberalisation and exchange r...
Management Information Systems for Microfinance Institutions
Consultative Group to Assist the Poorest 1998
Address common pitfalls in MIS design by targeting the two key audiences involved in an MIS-information users and systems developers. Specifically, the MIS handbook: Defines information needs and flows; Identi...
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 ...
The East Asian Currency Crisis: A Survey of the Debate on its Causes and Possible Solutions
S. Griffith-Jones; S. Pfaffenzeller / Institute of Development Studies UK 1998
This survey looks into various explanations advanced for the international and national causes of the crisis, then looks into different approaches to crisis management and prevention In spite of all the uncertainty surrounding ...
Agricultural Statistics and Environmental Issues
Faostat, FAO 1996
Addresses particular environmental concerns in the context of the agricultural data which the FAO's Statistics Division compiles. Furthermore, it brings out clearly the importance of a strong statistical foundation on which to formula...
Implementing the 20/20 initiative
United Nations Children's Fund 1997
During the first half of the 1990s, goals and targets for infant mortality, child malnutrition, adult literacy and other social indicators were set at landmark world summits and global conferences. The report by the Development Assist...
Globalisation and wage inequalities, 1870-1970
E. Anderson / Institute of Development Studies UK 1998
Paper studies the impact of globalisation on wage inequality in eight now-developed countries during the century prior to 1970, using the same dependent variable and methodology as research on the impact of globalisation since 1970. T...
From Lomé to the GSP: Implications for the ACP of Losing Lomé Trade Preferences
J. Kennan; C. Stevens / Institute of Development Studies UK 1997
The EC Commission is proposing that, following the expiry of Lomé IV, those ACP states not classified as least developed be offered the choice of either negotiating a free trade agreement (FTA) with the EU or having their terms...
Living Planet Report 1998
WWF-World Wide Fund For Nature 1998
Presents a quantitative picture of the sate of the world's natural environment and the human pressures upon it. Specifically, it presents WWF's Living Planet Index (LPI), a measure of the change in the health of the world's natural ec...
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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.
International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP)
The IUSSP aims is to promote the scientific study of population, encourage exchange between researchers around the globe, and stimulate interest in population issues.To further its mission, the IUSSP:organizes seminars and workshops to further scientific knowledgeorganizes training and distance-learning activities to improve the research capacity...
Data Revolution Group
Data Revolution Group is the United Nations Secretary General's Independent Expert Advisory Group on the Data Revolution for Sustainable Development, set up to offer inputs to shape “an ambitious and achievable vision” for a future development agenda beyond 2015 to succeed the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Their culminating report is: A World That Coun...
African Development Bank Data Portal
The AFDB Statistical Data Portal has been developed in response to the increasing demand for statistical data and indicators relating to African Countries. The Portal provides multiple customised tools to gather indicators, analyse them, and export them into multiple formats. With the Data Portal, you can visualise Socio-Economic indicators over a period of time, gain access to presentation-ready...
Department of Economics, Strathclyde University
University department. Research interests in the Department are wide-ranging, with particular emphasis on Applied Microeconomics, Applied Econometrics, Regional Economics and Energy Economics.
Revista de Educação e Pesquisa em Contabilidade (RePEc)
Revista de Educação e Pesquisa em Contabilidade is an open access journal on education and research in accounting published in Brazil.
German Council for Social and Economic Data / Rates für Sozial- und Wirtschaftsdaten (RatSWD)
The German Council for Social and Economic Data (RatSWD) is an independent body of empirical researchers from universities, colleges, and other independent research institutions as well as representatives of important data producers and service centres. Working papers series deal primarily with the organisation of Germany’s official statistical system, government agency research,...
The Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon
The Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University provide a range of academic undergraduate, graduate and MBA programmes. The research side of the school spans all of the functional areas of business and economics. The school’s graduate business research centers include: Carnegie Bosch Institute for Applied Studies in International Management...
Gapminder is a non-profit venture promoting sustainable global development and achievement of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals by increased use and understanding of statistics and other information about social, economic and environmental development at local, national and global levels. Gapminder is an operating foundation that provides sevices as defined by the board, s...
Luxembourg Income Study (LIS)
The Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) is a cross-national data archive located in Luxembourg. The LIS archive contains two primary databases. The LIS Database includes income microdata from a large number of countries at multiple points in time. The newer LWS Database includes wealth microdata from a smaller selection of countries. Both databases include labour market and demographic data as wel...
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