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- DocumentJHPIEGO Consortium, 2001This report explores the various ways in which JHPIEGO has been involved in policy-related work.DocumentAgriculture and the WTO Negotiations: The New Trade Round and Developing Countries, 2000Background information and and basic principles on how World Bank lending for food safety can help client countries build the effectiveness and credibility of their food safety systems, from cleaner food to pest-free production.DocumentWorkshop on the Analysis of Poverty and its Determinants in the MENA Region, 2001The objective of this study is to examine the impacts of poverty on children's health status and educational attainment in Yemen and Egypt. The hypothesis is children from poor families, particularly girls have lower health status, lower educational attainment, and are most likely to engage in child labour.DocumentWorld Bank, 2001Reforms in the health care systems of developing countries frequently focus on “getting the incentives right” and aim to use provider payments to optimize the utilization of scarce health care resources, transform clinical practice, and improve the quality of care.DocumentUnited Nations Children's Fund, 2001Drawing on reports from the world over, The State of the World’s Children 2001 details the daily lives of parents and other caregivers who are striving – in the face of war, poverty and the HIV/AIDS epidemic – to protect the rights and meet the needs of these young children.DocumentmicroLINKS,, 1999Document
PVO/NGO tools for household and business impact assessment: report of a planning meeting (Edgcomb / AIMS)microLINKS,, 1999DocumentOECD Development Centre, 1996State-owned enterprise (SOE) restructuring has proceeded more rapidly in Viet Nam than, for example, in China and India. The government tightened the budget constraints facing SOEs virtually simultaneously with price liberalisation.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.