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    What Institutional Framework for the Informal Sector ?

    OECD Development Centre, 1995
    Many micro-enterprises are known to the authorities, in particular because they pay taxes. Intermediate-revenue countries impose certain standards to protect consumers.Wages regulations are only rarely respected. The creation and development of micro-enterprises could be assisted by institutional reforms.
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    Employment Creation and Development Strategy

    OECD Development Centre, 1993
    Developing countries will account for almost all the increase in the world's labour force over the next 25 years; most countries, especially in Africa, will experience very rapid labour force growth. Labour-intensive development has been spectacularly successful in some countries and others have begun to emulate them.
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    Towards Sustainable Development in Rural Africa

    OECD Development Centre, 1999
    A growing recognition of the need to delimit the role of the government, to promote the market framework, and to rely on the private sector as the engine of growth, offers the prospect of a new beginning in rural development in Africa.
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    Managing the environment in developing countries

    OECD Development Centre, 1992
    Environmental policy should be inspired by the recognition that the environment is everyone’s business; all social actors must be involved in environmental management. Policies that implicitly subsidize a wasteful and environmentally destructive use of resources are pervasive: reforms should command a high priority on economic as well as environmental grounds.
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    Biotechnology and sustainable crop production in Zimbabwe

    OECD Development Centre, 1995
    This case study of Zimbabwe has examined developments in biotechnology against the background of a well-developed national agricultural research, plant breeding and seeds system.
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    Considerations of wildlife resources and land use in Chad

    Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1997
    Planning and education are needed on options for numbers of animals. land use in Chad to ensure that development considers the proper use, maintenance, and enhancement of its remaining natural resources, and especially the needs of fish and wildlife populations and their habitats. Chadians traditionally have harvested wildlife and their very rich fisheries to supplement their diets.
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    Indicators on Forest Biological Diversity

    Convention on Biological Diversity, 1996
    Drawing on previous research on biodiversity assessment and experience with criteria of forest quality, this paper suggests some principles for developing forest biodiversity indicators. It is important to place biodiversity assessment within a broader framework of forest quality.
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    Non-governmental organizations and natural resource management in Africa : a literature review

    Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1993
    This report presents abstracts of 150 key publications drawn from recent literature (post 1982). The objective is to provide an overview of NGO activities in the field of natural resource management in Africa, and highlight those issues that are of critical importance to enhancing the institutional capacities of these organizations.
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    Integrating gender into environmental research and policy

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 1996
    The purpose of this paper is to show why gender issues are important in local natural resource management; to examine in what ways and with what effects environmental policies and programmes have attempted to incorporate concerns for women in the past; and to suggest how the situation can be improved in future.This introductory chapter discusses the importance of including the social dimension,

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