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    The reconstruction of a macroeconomic dataset for Uganda

    Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford, 1998
    Account of the re-construction of a macroeconomic dataset for Uganda. The sources of data, the splicing together of consumer price indices and interpolation of missing quarterly observations, the interpolation of quarterly GDP and the estimation of quarterly monetary GDY and GDE, are described.
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    Staking Their Claims: Land Disputes in Southern Mozambique

    Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1997
    Conflicting interests in land and resource use emerged in postwar Mozambique, giving rise to multiple layers of dispute. This article explores the disputes occurring between 1992 and 1995 in two districts which are notable for the severity of competition over land by virtue of their proximity to Maputo, namely, Matutuíne and Namaacha.
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    Fulani settlement and modes of adjustment in the Northwest Province of Cameroon

    Pastoral Development Network, ODI, 1993
    This collection of papers includes:Highlights of the Nigerian livestock resources report (David Bourn). This article estimates the value of Nigerian livestock as a major national asset. Who controls this asset is worth further study.Cashmere production in Northern China (Angus Russel).
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    Multiple Uses of Common Pool Resources in Semi-Arid West Africa: A Survey of Existing Practices and Options for Sustainable Resource Management

    Natural Resource Perspectives, ODI, 1998
    Common pool resources such as rangeland, forests, fallow fields and ponds provide an array of social and economic benefits for a wide variety of users in semi-arid west Africa. However, poor definition and enforcement of the institutional arrangements governing the use of these resources sometimes lead to social conflicts and resource degradation.
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    Assessing the Need to Manage Conflict in Community-Based Natural Resource Projects

    Natural Resource Perspectives, ODI, 1998
    Considers the role of ‘conflict management assessment’ in community-based natural resource projects. The importance of conducting an assessment of the potential for conflict and its management in relation to a project intervention is stressed, and an assessment framework described.
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    The right to food in theory and practice

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 1999
    FAO (ed), contributions from different authors from UN, academia and NGO-sector. In this publication, the rights related to food are examined from both the human rights and the operational points of view. Distinguished human rights expert A.
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    Welfare in transition: trends in poverty and well-being in Central Asia

    Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, 1999
    Examines the impact of the transition from a planned to a market economy on living standards and welfare in the five Republics of former Soviet Central Asia – Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, along with the Republic of Azerbaijan.
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    Infant and Child Feeding Indicators Measurement Guide

    Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project, 1999
    This guide is designed to assist Cooperating Sponsors and USAID in monitoring and evaluating maternal and child health (MCH)/child nutrition activities funded under USAID's PL 480 Title II Food Aid program. The goal of these activities is to improve the nutritional status and the general well-being of infants and children. One measure of success is a reduction of stunted and underweight children.
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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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