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    Eliminating excessive tariffs on exports of Least Developed Countries

    World Bank, 2001
    This paper assesses the potential effects on the value and the pattern of trade from implementing initiatives to grant least developed countries (LDCs) duty free access for tariff peak items in Quad markets. The paper is motivated by recent proposals of the Commission of the European Communities to provide LDCs with free access to the EU for all products except arms.
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    The sociology of insecurity: cattle rustling and banditry in North-Western Kenya

    African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2000
    Report from a study which analyses new forms of banditry and cattle rustling in north-western Kenya.
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    Anti-poverty policies: a symposium

    International Journal of Development Economics, 2000
    This 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.
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    Conflict resolution in a turbulent region: the case of the Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in Sudan

    African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2000
    The 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.
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    Trusted and expected trustworthiness: an experimental investigation

    Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford, 2001
    An 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.
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    Cross-border raiding and community conflict in the Lesotho-South Africa border zone

    Southern African Migration Project, 2001
    This 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.
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    Botswana: migration perspectives and prospects

    Southern African Migration Project, 2000
    First 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.
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    Lessons from the Rwanda experience: evaluation of international responses (Danida)

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Danida, Denmark, 1996
    The 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.
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    The decline of Lahawin pastoralism: Kassala Province, eastern Sudan

    Pastoral Development Network, ODI, 1988
    This article investigates the encroachment on pastoralist grazing land in Sudan (as a result of the mechanised farming in the Sudan).

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