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- DocumentLand Quality Indicators Project, 1997Guidelines for estimating the soil nutrient balance at the continental, regional, and national level are presented. Indicators for soil nutrient depletion are evaluated and procedures for their quantification are discussed.DocumentFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 1999Vacancy announcements from the FAODocumentEconomic and Social Department, FAO, 1998Timely and reliable statistical information is one of the most important building blocks for the formulation of sound development plans and of policies, aimed at improving the efficiency of production and distribution of food and agricultural products in countries, thereby raising their standards of living.DocumentSustainable Development Department, FAO SD Dimensions, 1998Analyses two examples of changing institution-resource access relationships in Africa and Latin America. The Africa case (Kakamega, Western Kenya) highlights the resource endowments and problems associated with the participation of individuals in multiple institutions, whereas the Latin America case (Oaxaca, Mexico) focuses on the changes in a single institution in response to population growth.DocumentChristian Aid, 1998Research by Christian Aid and the South Asian Coalition on Child Servitude (SACCS) has found that Indian children - some as young as seven - are routinely stitching footballs for export to Britain. Boys as young as ten were also found to be employed in small workshops manufacturing items such as boxing and cricket gloves for export.Document
The Social Impact of Adjustment in Tanzania in the 1980s: Economic Crisis and Household Survival StrategiesInternet Journal of African Studies, 1996Provides a theoretical discussion of the key issues of the social impact and a brief account of the Tanzanian economy and the various dimensions of the economic crisis of the 1980s. Then discusses the social impact of adjustment programmes in Tanzania with regard to health, nutrition, education, pressure on women, and responses to the crisis and adjustment . [author]DocumentFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 1999Chapter from the FAO publication "The right to food in theory and practice" (see separate entry) about the position of NGOs and Civil Society in the debate, containing extracts from a draft "Code of Conduct on the human right to adequate food" which summarises responsibilities of stakeholders at local, national and international level.Despite the recognition of the right to adequate food in theDocumentGender and Food Security, FAO, 1994Covers the production, availability and consumption of cereals, which are known to contribute around 70 percent of the energy and protein requirement and which happen to be the first objective to be attained by a poor household.Document1999Increasing amounts of bilateral and multilateral aid are being used to respond to macroeconomic shocks, political instability and natural disasters. This paper sets out a conceptual framework for considering the consequences of this trend. There are three levels of analysis: provision; coverage; and assessment of impact.Document
Reforming Institutions for Service Delivery: A Framework for Development Assistance with an Application to the Health, Nutrition, and Population Portfolio [of the World Bank]Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank, 1999Argues for greater "institutional pluralism" in how the World Bank does business in the infrastructure, rural, and social sectors.