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    Mitigation Practitioner's Handbook

    Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance, USA, 1998
    Manual to assist in planning effective interventions to respond to emergencies (including natural disasters and complex socio-political situations). Covers preventative, mitigative and preparatory interverntions.Handbook supplements OFDA's Field Operations Guide (FOG) for Disaster Assessment and Response in four areas —seeds and tools, livestock, water and food/cash for work.
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    Global Environment Outlook 2000 (GEO 2), UNEP

    Global Environment Outlook Report and Project, UNEP, 1999
    Analyses both global and regional issues: key finding is that the continued poverty of the majority of the planet's inhabitants and excessive consumption by the minority are the two major causes of environmental degradation. The present course is unsustainable and postponing action is no longer an option..
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    The reconstruction of rural institutions

    Land Reform, Land Settlement and Cooperatives, 1996
    At the end of the 1980s, most agriculture in Latin America and the Caribbean shared the following features: an over-protected agricultural sector; strong intervention from the state; excessive regulations and obstacles to interactions with other economic agents; a static land market; and a bimodal type of productive organization, i.e.
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    Conservation, reclamation and grazing in the northern Negev: Contradictory or complementary concepts?

    Pastoral Development Network, ODI, 1995
    Paper explores the relationships between the following concepts under the conditions of Middle Eastern semi-arid ecosystems. Paper states that there are two apparent contradictions in the title of this paper.
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    Humanitarian assistance: breaking the waves of complex political emergencies: a literature survey.

    Danish Institute for International Studies, 1999
    Conflict-precipitated human disaster has been a significant worldwide feature during the last decade, from 1989 to 1999. As complex political emergencies (which such politically caused disasters have been termed) proliferated, so did humanitarian assistance to alleviate human suffering and interventions to stop the conflicts.
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    The Socio-Economic Dynamics of Farmers' Management of Local Plant Genetic Resources: A Framework for Analysis with Examples from a Tanzanian Case

    Danish Institute for International Studies, 1999
    Discusses the debate around farmers' management of local plant genetic resources. It seek to develop a theoretical framework for analysing farmers management of plant genetic resources using examples from fieldwork carried out in 1995-1997 among farmers in Tanzania with a focus on the 1994/95 growing season.
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    Angry young men in camps: gender, age and class relations among Burundian refugees in Tanzania

    United Nations [UN] High Commission for Refugees, 1999
    Focuses on how the relief operation’s policy of equality challenges older hierarchies of authority. Through an analysis of refugees’ representations of gender relations, relations between generations, and relations between peasants and ‘big men’, it is shown that there is a general feeling of social decay in the camp.
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    Changing opportunities: refugees and host communities in western Tanzania

    United Nations [UN] High Commission for Refugees, 1999
    The plight of refugees from Rwanda, Burundi, and Democratic Republic of Congo made international headlines between 1993 and 1998. Throughout central Africa, roughly 3.4 million refugees crossed international borders, 2.3 million persons became internally displaced, and 600,000 exiles returned to their countries of origin.
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    Guidance for Evaluating Humanitarian Assistance in Complex Emergencies

    OECD Development Co-operation Directorate: DAC Guidelines, 1999
    Guide aimed at those involved in the commissioning, design and management of evaluations of humanitarian assistance programmes principally within donor organisations but is also likely to be of use to UN agencies, NGOs and other organisations involved in the provision of humanitarian assistance.It is not intended as an exhaustive guide as specialised texts are available, but to complement the e
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    Carrying capacity, rangeland degredation and livestock development for the communal rangelands of Botswana

    Pastoral Development Network, ODI, 1993
    Recent arguments have stated that the new livestock development policy will carry a high social cost, that the reality of range degradation in Botswana has been ignored, and that there is no basis for assuming that de-stocking would decrease the productivity of rangeland.

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