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    More, But Not Yet Better: An Evaluation of USAID’s Programs and Policies To Improve Girls’ Education

    Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1999
    Report based on five field studies in Guatemala, Guinea, Malawi, Nepal, and Pakistan, a country desk study (Egypt), issue-oriented research on Bolivia and Thailand, and a literature review.Five questions guided the entire project and each country evaluation:What are the best ways to get girls into schools? How can the quality of girls’ education be improved?
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    Specially protected areas in Turkey: the authority for the protection of special areas

    The Authority for the Protection of Special Areas, [Ankara, Turkey], 2000
    This article explores the natural resources of Turkey, which are suffering in the present global environmenatal crisis. To remedy such very complicated problems and obstacles in the region, the governments of the Mediterranean countries approved a Mediterranean Action Plan (MAP) in 1975. Afterwards, together with European Community (EC) the member countries signed Barcelona Convention.
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    Specially protected area management - towards a sustainable resource management and settlement development in Turkey

    The Authority for the Protection of Special Areas, [Ankara, Turkey], 2000
    This article deals with sustainable resource management and settlement development in Turkey.Conclusions:It is beneficial that there is, with regard to protected areas management in Turkey, one central administrative body, APSA the national agency, in charge of managing the all SPAs (Specially Protected Areas) in the territoryAPSA can establish and coordinate its own policies an
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    Growth, governance and poverty: a cross-country analysis

    World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2001
    This paper seeks to discern and evaluate the process by which economic growth leads to poverty alleviation and attempt to identify the role of governance institutions in that process. The article asks 'do institutions matter in determining the poverty performance of economic growth?'.The paper has two primary goals.
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    Growth-equity decomposition of a change in poverty: an application to Iran

    World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2001
    This paper provides a methodology that decomposes the change in poverty into growth and redistribution components.
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    Land reform bulletin [2000-2002]

    Sustainable Development Department, FAO SD Dimensions, 2001
    Articles in this edition develop several areas and introduce specific experiences relating to land reform. The main thread running through the articles is that of change; how we can help to understand what change means and how it can be managed.
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    The politics of revenue sharing in resource-dependent states

    World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2001
    This study reviews the institutional structures that guide the allocation export revenue in developing countries, that are heavily dependent on a few natural resource exports.Paper suggests that conflict around natural resources is largely determined by two issues. First, how uncertain is the distribution of revenue from natural resource exports.

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