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A guide to the gender dimension of environment and natural resources management based on a sample review of USAID NRM projects in Africa
Mary Picard / Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID 1996
This publication reports on a sample of USAID en-vironmental projects and, concomitantly, through the practice of gender analysis, revealing areas of needed improvement and gaps in our knowledge. Together with A Selected Biblio...
Traditional forest-related knowledge and the Convention on Biological Diversity
Convention on Biological Diversity 1996
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...
Skill, trade, and international inequality
A. Wood; C Ridao-Cano / Institute of Development Studies UK 1996
Heckscher-Ohlin trade theory suggests that greater openness tends to enlarge inter-country differences in stocks of skill (or human capital), which new growth theory suggests would cause inter-country divergence of per-capita incomes....
Zambia: encouraging sustainable smallholder agriculture
J.G. Copestake / Environment and Development Consultancy Ltd 1997
Main purpose of this report is to present a balanced assessment of prospects for sustainable growth in smallholder agriculture in Zambia in the light of recent reforms. Given their historical underdevelopment in Zambia, and policy emp...
Malawi: Services and policies needed to support sustainable smallholder agriculture
M. Whiteside; S. Carr / Environment and Development Consultancy Ltd 1997
Malawi’ s smallholder agriculture is facing a crisis, particularly in the more populated south. There is an insidious combination of land shortage, continuous cultivation of maize, declining soil fertility, low yields, deforestat...
China's Unfinished Open-Economy Reforms: Liberalisation of Services
K Fukasaku; Y Ma; Q Yang / OECD Development Centre 1999
During the 1990s, China has experienced a surge in imports of services, particularly those of communication, insurance and other business services, despite the fact that the authorities have maintained a plethora of restrictive measur...
Environmental Product Measures: Barriers for South-North Trade?
International Institute for Environment and Development 1998
An increasing volume of exports from the south is subject to environmetal regulation in northern markets. The frequency of incidence of these measures, their coverage in value terms and their impacts on the market access for exporters...
Assessing the Impact of Rice Policy Changes in Viet Nam and the Contribution of Policy Research
A.G. Ryan / International Food Policy Research Institute 1999
Analysis of the economic impact of IFPRI research on the rice policy and marketing in Vietnam between 1995-1997. The research is described, and the conclusions and recommendations that emerged are discussed in the context of th...
Land markets can work without definition of property rights or formal registration of transfers
A. Janvry de; E. Sadoulet / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2001
The objective of the research that this policy brief reports on is to analyse different mechanisms of access to land for the rural poor in an era when redistribution through expropriative land reform is largely inconsistent with the f...
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IBCIM economic corridor: facilitating sub-regional development
R. Iyer / Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, India 2017
The Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar Forum for Regional Cooperation’s (BCIM) Economic Corridor (EC) initiative, a complex entanglement between security, economic and national interest, exemplifies Foreign Secretary Jaishank...
Trade in high technology products trends and policy imperatives for BRICS
S. Chaturvedi; S. Saha; P. Shaw / Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2017
The rise and relevance of BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) cannot be overstated. BRICS constitutes  the  most  prominent  emerging economies with substantial influence on world affairs – b...
Afghanistan’s cross-border trade with Pakistan and Iran and the responsibility for conflict-sensitive employment
E. Grawert; R. Nusrat; Z. Ali Shah / Bonn International Center for Conversion 2017
Border areas are sites of intensive interaction between states and inter-regional business. Political tensions and armed conflicts have a particularlystrong impact on trade flows. In fragile and conflict-affected settings (FCA...
The impact of a global value chain in South India on the rural areas in its vicinity
Judith Heyer / University of Sussex, UK 2010
The expansion of garment manufacturing in Tiruppur has transformed the surrounding countryside as well as the town, both as garment manufacturing has spread into the countryside and through the knock-on effects of having a dynamic and...
Labouring for global markets: CSR lessons from a South Indian textile export cluster, Global Insights Briefing, School of Global Studies, University of Sussex.
Grace Carswell; G. De Neve / University of Sussex, UK 2010
This briefing explores the ways in which Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policies affect labour regimes and the lives of workers at manufacturing sites in the Global South. It describes workers’ reactions to these policies,...
A practical agenda to reducing technical barriers to trade in SADC
C. Wood / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa 2017
Technical regulations refer to product and process specifications, whether voluntary (standards) or legally required (compulsory specifications). This policy brief provides context for technical regulation in the Southern Afric...
South Africa's trade and investment relationship with the United States post-AGOA
Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa 2016
The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) has been recognised as the  cornerstone of America’s engagement with Sub-Saharan Africa for the past 14 years. It is therefore central to an  understanding of the South Afri...
Food price differences across Indian states: patterns and determinants
A. Melchior / Norwegian Institute for International Affairs 2016
The paper examines food price differences across Indian states during 2004-2014 using food consumer prices from household surveys and wholesale/retail prices for selected goods. At the individual product level there are large price di...
China’s African infrastructure projects: a tool in reshaping global norms
R. du Plessis / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
The resilience of China’s investments in African infrastructure has been called into question in the light of its own economic slowdown. The substantial reduction in Chinese demand for African commodities has resulted in ...
Costs of non-cooperation in South Asia: an illustration and way forward
R.U. Das / Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2016
The South Asian economic integration has remained afflicted with a narrative that is more often than not a negative one. As a part of this, the arguments put forth include the assertion that the region lacks in trade complemen...
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Wharton Financial Institutions Center (FIC)
Wharton Financial Institutions Center is an independently managed site at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. The Center sponsors and directs primary research on financial institutions and their interface with financial markets.
The World trade institute (WTI)
The World Trade Institute (WTI) is an academic institution dedicated to studying and teaching on the subject of international trade regulation and investment. As a centre of excellence at the University of Bern with an international, interdisciplinary focus, we explore the interconnections between the fields of law, economics and political science.
The Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS)
MERICS is a Berlin-based institute for contemporary and practical research into China that Stiftung Mercator set up as a central forum for engagement with China in Germany, thereby laying the foundations for people – especially decision-makers in Germany and Europe – to better judge questions and issues relating to China.
CUTS Centre for Competition, Investment and Economic Regulation (CUTS C-CIER)
CUTS CCIER has the following programmatic areas:   Competition Policy and Law Economic Regulationï Consumer Protection Investment Climate Objectives: The main objectives of the centre are:...
BRICS Information Sharing and Exchange Platform
BRICS Information Sharing and Exchange Platform (also refered to as BRICS Portal) is the authoritative platform of BRICS-related information jointly developed by the Center for BRICS Studies of Fudan University (Shanghai, China) and the BRICS Business Council.
Instituto de Estudos Sociais e Económicos (IESE) (IESE)
IESE is an independent Mozambican nonprofit organisation, which conducts and promotes interdisciplinary scientific research on problems of social and economic development in Mozambique and Southern Africa. Website is in Portuguese.
The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA)
The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA) was founded by presidential order on September 20, 2010. This foundation involved the merger of two previously existing academies: The Academy of National Economy (ANE), which was established in 1977, and the Russian Academy of Public Administration (RAPA), established in 1991. The merger also brought togeth...
Centro Brasileiro de Análise e Planejamento / Brazilian Centre of Analysis and Planning (CEBRAP)
Cebrap is a globalized research center, with long-term international partnerships with research institutes, universities, funding agencies, and civil associations, mainly in the United States and Europe, but also from India, Africa, China, and Latin America. Currently, Cebrap conducts ongoing research on citizenship, elections, political institutions, participation, governance, social mov...
K-Developedia
K-Developedia is an open access repository that contains more than 35,000 resources on Korean development experience. Key features: K-Developedia allows users to free access to 35,000 full texts, photos, and videos on Korea’s development experience Resources include Korea’s policy document, development cases, comparative studies and developme...
Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR)
The Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR) is a Think-Tank whose mandate is to conduct research and analysis primarily, but not exclusively for policy formulation, implementation and monitoring. The Institute supports the Government, the Private Sector, Civil Society and other stakeholders in Zambia on evidence-based policy advice through conducting research and poli...
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