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Foreign and local investment in East Africa, interactions and policy implications: case studies on Mauritius, Uganda and KenyaEquity and Growth through Economic Research, 2000This study was designed to explore whether foreign direct investment (FDI) squeezes out locals, or conversely opens up opportunities for them. The paper also hypothesises that local investment might sometimes take the lead, that an improvement in the business climate which stimulated local investment might act to attract FDI (foreign direct investment).Document
Conflict dynamics in a three-level game: local, national, and international conflict in the horn of AfricaWorkshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis, 1999This paper begins with an introduction of a synthesis and analysis of the complex patterns of international wars and internal conflicts in the Horn of Africa over the past four decades.DocumentFamine Early Warning Systems Network, 1999News bulletin from FEWS/USAID focusing on food supply prospects and news for African countriesUntil 1999 this was known as the Fews BulletinDocumentLand Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2000Food security is a multi-dimensional development issue that needs cross-sectoral integrated approaches.Document
Methodologies for estimating informal crossborder trade in Eastern and Southern Africa : Kenya - Uganda border, Tanzania and its neighbors, Malawi and its neighbors, Mozambique and its neighborsDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1996This report should serve as a highly useful guide for needs assessment/planning, data set collection, further research, project/program elaboration, and policy formulation on the subject of unofficial crossborder trade.Ackello-Ogutu’s research techniques reflect his concern for variations that often exist among regions and countries, but are frequently ignored by researchers in research methodoDocument
Comparative cost of production analysis in East Africa : implications for competitiveness and comparative advantageDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1996Report 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 production and trade via optimal resource allocation.Document
Comparative analysis of economic reform and structural adjustment programs in Eastern Africa with emphasis on trade policiesDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1996In 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 informing Governments in the region and the international community of the status and future of economic reforms, especially trade policy reforms and how they all relate toDocumentFood and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project, 1999Study provides information on program and policy options. The findings and recommendations are based on an extensive review of the literature as well as interviews with researchers, USAID managers and other development and donor organizations.Document
Improving policy analysis and management for poverty reduction in sub-Saharan Africa: creating an effective learning communityEldis Document Store, 2000Significant poverty reduction in sub-Saharan Africa cannot be achieved without strong policy analysis and management capacity both in the public sector and civil society at large.DocumentFood and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project, 2000This article looks at ways of using food aid as an intervention to mitigate the impacts of HIV/AIDS.