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- DocumentSociety for International Development, 2001Report discusses some of the main outcomes and messages emerging from the “Sustainable Livelihoods and Food Security: Local Innovations against Hunger ”.Document
Enhancing the private sector contribution to post-war recovery in poor countries:part 1:comparative analysisQueen Elizabeth House Library, University of Oxford, 2000Violent conflict has become more frequent in developing countries in the last two decades, and international support for peace making has become more important. Yet, post-war reconstruction in these countries has proven to be difficult and prolonged despite high levels of foreign aid.Document
Participatory monitoring and evaluation in Latin America: overview of the literature with annotated bibliographyInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2000This article looks at the literature relevant to Latin America in the area of Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation (PM&E).The article indicates that PM&E is going beyond the realm of methodology, into that of organisational change and institutional learning for a transformative development and research agenda in Latin America. (albeit at a sluggish pace).DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2000Substantial abstract of a report which draws on the experience of 63 developing countries over a 25-year period to clarify the relative importance of the various determinants of child malnutrition for each developing region. Six factors are explored:DocumentGRAIN, 1999The Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV) claim the introduction of plant variety protection (a form of patent law) will contribute to food security, sustainable agriculture, and the protection of the environment and of biodiversity.DocumentGRAIN, 2000The rice blast disease and industry’s approaches to dealing with it provide a clear example of how corporate research and development (R&D) strategies are diverging from the needs and means of farmers, particularly in the poorer countries of South and Southeast Asia.DocumentGRAIN, 2000The International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA) is one of the most focused promoters of gene technologies in Asia. Through the formation and support of key local elites, ISAAA is helping carry out an agenda set by transnational corporations (TNCs), in the name of Asia’s rural poor.DocumentGRAIN, 2001'Golden rice' is a genetically modified rice engineered to contain vitamin A or its precursor, beta-carotene. Monsanto was quick to jump on the humanitarian bandwagon by announcing royalty-free licenses for any of its technologies used to further the development of the rice.DocumentHealth Systems Trust, South Africa, 2000Annual report, providing a combination of detailed information on health status and health care coupled with in-depth analysis of policies and practices affecting the provision of health services in South Africa.DocumentBretton Woods Project, 2001This article discusses the recent trip of President James Wolfensohn and IMF Managing Director Horst Koehler to Mali and Tanzania to meet 22 African leaders in February. The theme of their visit was discussions concerning good governance.Ironically, the efforts to listen to civil society groups directly were minimal.