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- DocumentInternational Journal of Development Economics, 2000This is a symposium dealing with public policy toward lessening poverty in the United States and in the world. The articles in this symposium recognise the importance of five policy fields in reducing poverty. Chapters and conclusions:Introduction - economic growth and inequality.Document
Conflict resolution in a turbulent region: the case of the Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in SudanAfrican Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2000The paper examines IGAD’s patient and quite effective role in managing and resolving conflict within the Horn of Africa, especially within Sudan. It gives an overview of conflicts in the region, and Sudan in particular.DocumentCentre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford, 2001An economic experiment involving separate sessions in 24 small, tightly knit communities reveals that trust is higher where greater trustworthiness is expected and lower variance in levels of trustworthiness is perceived. A model in which potential trusters behaviour is likened to a risky investment explains nearly fifty percent of the variation in their behaviour between communities.DocumentSouthern African Migration Project, 2001This paper seeks to understand the social and economic roots and impacts of cross-border stock theft Such an analysis is a vital first-step towards the resolution of the conflict since it shows not only why the violence occurs but who stands to benefit from its perpetuation.DocumentSouthern African Migration Project, 2000First publication from a research program that aims to provide basic, up-to-date information on migration trends, volumes, impacts, and attitudes in Botswana. It brings together the research findings from three national surveys of migration attitudes and behaviours undertaken in Botswana in 1997 and 1998.DocumentMinistry of Foreign Affairs and Danida, Denmark, 1996The international response to the killing of 500,000-800,000 Rwandese men, women, and children in about 3 months in 1994 has been subject to an unprecedented, self-critical evaluation, led by Danida, the development wing of the Danisk Ministry of Foreign Affairs.DocumentPastoral Development Network, ODI, 1988This article investigates the encroachment on pastoralist grazing land in Sudan (as a result of the mechanised farming in the Sudan).DocumentBRIDGE, 1999Document
Settlement schemes for herders in the sub humid tropics of West Africa: issues of land rights and ethnicityPastoral Development Network, ODI, 1985Attempts at settling or sedentarizing nomadic herders in semi-arid and arid regions have been largely unsuccessful, partly on account of the difficulty of restricting the movements of domestic livestock in areas where low and irregular rainfall lead to scant and unreliable sources of water and grazing.DocumentDevelopment Assistance Committee, OECD, 1997All development cooperation strategies and programmes must help societies to manage tensions and disputes without resorting to violence. How can international donors best promote peace-building and post-conflict reconciliation?