Searching for Latin America and Caribbean

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    Markets and growth in Latin America

    Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association, 2000
    This paper explores the role of distortions to capital accumulation in explaining the development experience of Latin America (LA) between 1960 and 1997.This study links to previous research into the sources of economic growth in Latin America (De Gregorio and Lee (1999)).
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    Economic growth in Latin America: sources and prospects

    Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association, 1999
    This paper examines the growth experience of Latin America and discusses future prospects.
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    Rural women’s access to land in Latin America

    Sustainable Development Department, FAO SD Dimensions, 1999
    Paper addresses the following concerns:rural women have limited access to and control of landmost agrarian reforms and legislation that directly or indirectly regulate access to land discriminate against womenthe establishment of legal frameworks with a gender perspective and the elimination of cultural and institutional factors that prevent the recognition of women as producers ar
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    Voices of the poor

    PovertyNet, World Bank, 1999
    Also known as Consultations With The Poor, the report looks at poor people's definition of what comprises a good life, and the role of poverty.
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    Economic liberalisation and employment in South Asia

    Zentrum für Entwicklungsforschung, Bonn, 2000
    Examines the impact on employment growth (total, agriculture, industry), unemployment, real wages, wage inequalities between skilled and unskilled workers, women’s employment and child labour. It also analyses whether labour rigidities have affected the employment growth in South Asian countries.
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    Displacement, Resettlement, Rehabilitation, Reparation and Development [as a result of dams]

    World Commission on Dams, 2000
    Reviews recent practices relating to displacement, resettlement, rehabilitation and development of people negatively affected by the construction of dams, in order to locate the global experiences in dam induced displacement and understand the socio-political context of displacement and resettlement.
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    Integrated Water Resource Management in Water and Sanitation Projects

    IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre, 2000
    Eight drinking water and sanitation supply (DWSS) and three integrated water resource management (IWRM) projects from seven countries were reviewed to identify the extent to which they incorporated integrated water resource management principles.The review covered a wide range of scales, from the micro-catchment (700 people, 900 ha) to the river basin (1.5 million people, 4,300 km2); landscapes
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    Ethical trade and sustainable rural livelihoods

    Ethical Trade and Natural Resources Programme, NRI, 1998
    Explores the actual and potential contribution ethical trade can make to the achievement of sustainable rural livelihoods. Summary report includes a description of ethical trade (Section 2), followed by an analysis of the building blocks and trade-offs that affect participation in ethical trade (Section 3).
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    Genders and generations in urban shantytown development

    Global Development Network, 2000
    This study deals with two genders, two generations, and three processes over time. It is set in urban Peru, on the outskirts of the capital Lima, and one of the processes concerns the settlement and consolidation of a shanty community. The second process concerns household life cycles, described from the very different points of view of husbands and wives and their adolescent children.
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    Education for Community Empowerment Project

    Department for International Development, UK, 2010
    What examples are there of effective mobilisation of citizens/communities which have brought about improved education outcomes (quality and access) for poor men and women?   Are there any examples where broader forms of social change have also taken place as a result or strengthening community action and choice in education services?