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    Fatal transactions: an investigation into the illicit diamond trade

    Financial Times, 2000
    Report looks at the role of diamond sales in funding of conflict situations, focusing on countries such as Liberia, Sierra Leone and Angola.Website includes reports from the newspaper, plus an online dicussion forum
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    Conflict Diamonds

    Global Witness, 2000
    Outlines recommendations for a global diamond certification and verification system to be monitored by an independent diamond verification organisation and to be backed up by industry self-regulation and government legislation.
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    Laying the foundations: the role of data collection in the monitoring systems of development NGOs

    Centre for Development Studies, Bath University, 2000
    How can smaller NGOs collect monitoring and evaluation data which data is accurate and meaningful? Where does their capacity need to be improved?The paperargues that the development community as a whole pays insufficient attention to the processes of data collection and analysis that enable organisations to generate accurate, high-quality information at field level.
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    Business Partners for Development: natural resources cluster quarterly update No. 6

    Business Partners for Development, 2000
    This article covers a case study of the 'partnering' process undertaken by the Sarshatali coal mining project, India, and the outcomes for business, communities and governance.The main findings regarding the partnering process are as follows:Senior managers within the company were essential to 'champion' the process of partnership building.Developing trust between the partner
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    Forest cleansing: racial oppression in scientific nature conservation

    The Corner House, UK, 1999
    Article looks at a specific case of racial oppression manifesting itself within development programs. At a more general level, the article looks at how ecological project can become politicised.An example of this is South-East Asia, where valley-based states have regularly attempted to sedentarize or repress hill-dwelling ethnic minorities.
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    Enhancing the private sector contribution to post-war recovery in poor countries:part 1:comparative analysis

    Queen Elizabeth House Library, University of Oxford, 2000
    Violent conflict has become more frequent in developing countries in the last two decades, and international support for peace making has become more important. Yet, post-war reconstruction in these countries has proven to be difficult and prolonged despite high levels of foreign aid.
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    Export credit agency finance in Indonesia

    Export Credit Agencies International NGO Campaign, 2000
    This article is very critical of the role of ECAs in Indonesia, past and future. In the Suharto era, export credit agencies (ECAs) played a major role in financing environmentally and socially unsustainable investments that have depleted Indonesia’s extraordinary natural wealth.
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    Demobilization and its implications for HIV/AIDS

    Linking Complex Emergency Response and Transition Initiative, 2000
    Traditionally demobilization of military personnel has followed the signature of peace accords to facilitate the transition from war to peace and to preserve national and international security.
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    Who's managing the commons: inclusive mangement for a sustainable future

    Drylands Programme, IIED, 2000
    This article discusses what is the best means of managing the commons. The article stresses that these are critical questions in the current wave of decentralisation and tenure reform taking place in many Sahelian states.
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    From conflict to consensus: towards joint management of natural resources by pastoralists and agro-pastoralists in the zone of Kishi Beiga, Burkina Faso

    Drylands Programme, IIED, 2000
    This article explores the breakdown of complementarity between agriculture and livestock in the Kishi Beiga area in the north of Burkina Faso.

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