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    Demand for energy and the revenue impact of changes in energy prices

    Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Pakistan, 1999
    The energy sector is considered an important source of revenue generation for the government. However, given the price-elastic energy demand structure, the revenue-generating potential of this sector may be limited.
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    Fertility preferences and behaviour: a case study of two villages in the Punjab, Pakistan

    Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Pakistan, 1999
    Demand for high number of children is believed to be a major reason for high fertility levels in Pakistan.
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    Electoral systems and political stability in Southern Africa

    Southern African Regional Institute for Policy Studies, Zimbabwe, 2000
    Examines the three main types of electoral systems, namely single-member plurality, single-member majoritarian and proportional representation in the context of their use in Southern Africa.
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    AIDS in the context of development

    United Nations [UN] Research Institute for Social Development, 2000
    The first section of this paper considers AIDS in the context of widespread and worsening poverty.
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    Specially protected areas in Turkey: the authority for the protection of special areas

    The Authority for the Protection of Special Areas, [Ankara, Turkey], 2000
    This article explores the natural resources of Turkey, which are suffering in the present global environmenatal crisis. To remedy such very complicated problems and obstacles in the region, the governments of the Mediterranean countries approved a Mediterranean Action Plan (MAP) in 1975. Afterwards, together with European Community (EC) the member countries signed Barcelona Convention.
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    Specially protected area management - towards a sustainable resource management and settlement development in Turkey

    The Authority for the Protection of Special Areas, [Ankara, Turkey], 2000
    This article deals with sustainable resource management and settlement development in Turkey.Conclusions:It is beneficial that there is, with regard to protected areas management in Turkey, one central administrative body, APSA the national agency, in charge of managing the all SPAs (Specially Protected Areas) in the territoryAPSA can establish and coordinate its own policies an
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    From flood to scarcity of water: re-defining the water debate in Bangladesh

    Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies, 1997
    The paper challenges the concept of scarcity as a water supply availability and demand problem. It argues that water scarcity is a problem where there is a failure to gain access to the service (or services) that water resources provide. The issue is not just of water quantity, but of water quality and socio-economic conditions of stakeholders.
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    Foodgrain marketing and food distribution system in relation to achieving food security in Bangladesh

    Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies, 2000
    The study's objectives were:Assessing the availability and quantity of foodgrains in the selected markets in three districts Assessing the temporal and locational variation of prices of foodgrains at different markets (primary, assembly and secondary markets)Understanding the foodgrain marketing systems (the nature and level of integration among the markets); Investigating the
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    Population and environment in Bangladesh

    Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies, 1998
    The paper challenges the simplistic concept of population as an aggregate of consuming units, putting stress increasingly on the natural resources leading to environmental degradation. It argues that the inter-relationship between population and environment is more complex and multi-dimensional.
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    Improving operational competitiveness through firm-level clustering: a case study of the Kwazulu-Natal benchmarking club

    School of Development Studies, University of Kwazulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa, 2000
    The Industrial Restructuring Project (IRP) aims at supporting industrial policy in South Africa at the national, provincial and local levels.Important features:Focuses on critical issues that are impacting on the competitiveness of manufacturing sectors that are under threat from increased international competition and the liberalisation of the South African trade regimeIt is

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