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    Rural Poverty: Population Dynamics, Local Institutions and Access to Resources

    Sustainable Development Department, FAO SD Dimensions, 1998
    Analyses 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.
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    A Sporting Chance: Tackling child labour in India's sports goods industry

    Christian Aid, 1998
    Research 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.
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    The Social Impact of Adjustment in Tanzania in the 1980s: Economic Crisis and Household Survival Strategies

    Internet Journal of African Studies, 1996
    Provides 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]
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    NGOs and the right to adequate food - Hunger and malnutrition: the human rights approach

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 1999
    Chapter 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 the
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    Indian experience on household food and nutrition security

    Gender and Food Security, FAO, 1994
    Covers 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.
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    The Shift from Development to Emergency Assistance and its Impact on Poverty and Nutrition

    Increasing 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.
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    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, 1999
    Argues for greater "institutional pluralism" in how the World Bank does business in the infrastructure, rural, and social sectors.
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    Guidelines for Participatory Nutrition Projects

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 1995
    Guidelines to help development staff working at community level to promote the design and implementation of participatory nutrition projects.Designed for use by professional staff from different technical and institutional backgrounds, who have had formal technical training or education, and who either work at the community level or are responsible for community development activities.
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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.