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- DocumentOECD Development Centre, 1992Adjustment does not necessarily increase poverty.Adjusting before a crisis reduces social costs.Refusal to adjust and the suspension of imports leads to self-centred underdevelopment, which is socially much more costly. The choice of macroeconomic stabilisation measures is important: the same result can be obtained with higher or lower social costs.Document
Understanding linkages among food availability, access, consumption, and nutrition in Africa: empirical findings and issues from the literatureDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1995By providing new perspectives on linkages between food availability, access, consumption, and nutrition, this report intends to assist policymakers in understanding the nature and extent of relationships among all variables involved in this issue, so as to encourage formulation of more appropriate and sustainable food policies.DocumentUnited Nations Children's Fund, 1997During the first half of the 1990s, goals and targets for infant mortality, child malnutrition, adult literacy and other social indicators were set at landmark world summits and global conferences.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 1998Examines the nutrition, health, educational attainment, and contributions to family welfare of adolescents living in a rural area of the Philippines.DocumentOECD Development Centre, 1999There are benefits from Latin American pension reform, but they have been overestimated. The approaches taken in second-generation reforms and their still early results hold lessons for OECD and non-OECD countries alike. A partial shift to funding is feasible and can be financed in different ways; partial funding of pensions can lead to greater risk diversification.DocumentFood and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project, 1999Series of Title II Generic Indicator Guides has been developed by the Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance (FANta) Project and its predecessor projects (IMPACT, LINKAGES), as part of USAID's support of the Cooperating Sponsors in developing monitoring and evaluation systems for use in Title II programs.Document
Review of progress made in the definition of the right to adequate food in international law: States' obligations, international organizations' obligations and the role of the private sector.FAO Right to Food, 1999The paper places the effort to define and clarify the rights to food and nutrition within the wider framework of international law and relations based on the United Nations Charter.Document
The participation toolkit: A USAID health population & nutrition officer's guide to using participatory approaches for managing HIV/ AIDS activitiesUS Agency for International Development, 1998Toolkit designed for use by USAID HPN officers and their partners to facilitate the participatory management of their HIV/ AIDS programs. The toolkit is divided into four modules.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 1999In a seminal and provocative book, Putnam argues that levels of trust, interest in public affairs and political participation are the most important explanatory features of the differential institutional performance across Italian regions over time.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 1998The UK has long played a leading role in natural resources research - but can it meet the poverty eradication objective of the 1997 White Paper on international development? Drawing on the capital assets framework, this paper examines how agricultural and natural resources research can impact on poverty, and what policy instruments can support pro-poor impacts.