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    Poverty: a conceptual framework

    Institute of Policy Studies, Pakistan, 1997
    Any scheme of poverty alleviation will be judged for its impact on the intended clientele group, in the background of the overall government policies and plans, more particularly at the macro level.
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    Globalisation and Income Inequality in Uganda

    OECD Development Centre, 2000
    Reviews the evolution of Uganda’s income distribution and poverty since the early 1980s, and assess the role that global factors played in the process.
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    Globalisation, poverty and inequality in Zambia during the 1990s

    OECD Development Centre, 2000
    Zambia has undergone a dramatic transformation of economic policy during the 1990s. The election in 1991 of the Movement for Multi-party Democracy government saw the introduction of a series of major economic reforms designed to transform the Zambian economy from a relatively inward looking and state dominated economy to an outward oriented economy based upon private enterprise.
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    Social impact of globalisation in Southeast Asia

    OECD Development Centre, 2001
    The paper focuses on four Southeast Asian economies, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines. It looks at the underlying factors explaining the variance between the experience of these countries.
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    Globalization, poverty and inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa: a political economy appraisal

    OECD Development Centre, 2001
    Paper explores the policies and political context underlying the response of African countries to globalisation, with an emphasis on trade liberalisation.African countries have had mixed experiences with globalisation, with some achieving better social outcomes than others.
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    Becoming a knowledge bank? The World Bank’s emerging approach to knowledge, partnership and development in the time of globalisation

    Centre of African Studies, Edinburgh, 2000
    The World Bank President, James Wolfensohn, has committed his organisation to becoming a knowledge bank in the most visible example of development cooperation agency concern with the effects of new knowledge debates on their existing ways of working.
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    Who is in the driving seat?: development cooperation and democracy

    Centre of African Studies, Edinburgh, 2000
    Development cooperation is experiencing a dramatic range of new understandings and approaches that appear on the surface to amount to a “new way of working”, both in how development cooperation takes place and in how it includes the knowledge and wishes of its assumed recipients in the South.
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    Macro models of the Kenyan economy: a review

    Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis, 2000
    This paper critically reviews the existing Kenyan macroeconomic models, identifying their strengths and weaknesses. It argues that there are major weaknesses in the two existing models, MEPM and MELT3, particularly their failure to recognize the importance of the supply-side factors in the economy.
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    The exchange rate and the interest rate differential in Kenya: a monetary and fiscal policy dilemma

    Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis, 2000
    The paper analyses the relationship between the real exchange rate and the real interest rate differential on one hand and the implications they have on portfolio capital flows on the other.
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    A framework for a national irrigation policy and the economic and social implications for future irrigation development programmes in Tanzania

    Economic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania, 1997
    This article addresses the importance on increasing the acreage of land under irrigation within Tanzania, in order to increase food output, poverty reduction and exports.Policy recommendations within the irrigation sub-sector:Sensitise policy-makers and stakeholders on the importance of irrigationEstablish an autonomous National Irrigation CouncilEstablish a National Irri

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