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Institution Building through Sustained Partnerships: a process documentation report on lessons learned from involuntary resettlement and rehabilitation trainingWorld Bank Institute, World Bank, 1997Building institutional capacity to plan and conduct training on development topics is a key issue in today's world, for in the end external agencies can facilitate development, but rational groups must undertake and sustain their own growth. This report therefore treats the critical issues to be considered when developing partnerships.Document
Participation and Sustainability: Partners in Conflict?: The Case of the East Usambara Catchment Forestry Project (EUCFP), TanzaniaInstitute of Development Studies, University of Helsinki, 1998Discusses the concepts of participation and sustainability and how we see them in the context of the EUCFPDocumentForced Migration Review, 1997This document contains a collection of articles relating to children and young people in situaions of conflict and migration.DocumentCentre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford, 1998Examines the impact of minimum wage legislation in developing countries where coverage is incomplete. Using a rich data set from Ghana, it estimates the extent to which a binding minimum wage alters employment in both the formal and informal sectors of the labor market. The data reveal that Ghana's minimum wage policies during the 1970s and 1980s led to a reduction of formal sector jobs and an iDocumentEuropean Bank for Reconstruction and Development, 1999Contains procurement policy and rules, standard tender documents and guidelines, procurement notices, project pipeline and contract awards.DocumentCentre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford, 1998Paper investigates the effects of ethnic diversity on economic performance and the risk of violent conflict. Diversity has various detrimental microeconomic effects, tending to reduce public sector performance, increase patronage, and lower the level of trust among individuals. However, whether diversity adversely affects overall economic growth depends upon the political environment.DocumentAmnesty International, 1998Report provides an overview of some of the grave human rights abuses carried out in Rwanda from December 1997 to May 1998, with a particular focus on the patterns of "disappearances", extrajudicial executions by members of the Rwandese security forces - particularly by RPA soldiers - and deliberate and arbitrary killings by armed opposition groups.Between December 1997 and May 1998, hundredsDocumentInstitute for International Economics, USA, 1998Existing estimates of the costs of unification are inadequate for a number of reasons. In this paper we use a dynamic computable general equilibrium model to calculate South Korean and total peninsular income streams under a variety of unification (and non-unification) scenarios.