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- DocumentUnited Nations, 1999Gender discrimination, exacerbates the tendency of trade to increase overall inequality within and between nations. Gender discrimination also affects the price and income trends, which are unfavourable to development in primary commodities and in basic manufactured goods.DocumentChicago Journals, 2001Whilst feminist political economists and others have recognised the significance of women's subordinate role in globalisation processes, the editors are concerned about the absence of a focus on women's centrality within social movements that are in opposition to globalisation.Document
The IMF funding deforestation: how International Monetary Fund loans and policies are responsible for global forest lossAmerican Lands Alliance, 2001Report which alleges that International Monetary Fund (IMF) loans and policies have caused extensive deforestation in each of the 15 countries of Africa, Latin America, and Asia studied.This forest loss, the author claims, has occurred both directly and indirectly through:the IMF's promotion of foreign investment in natural resource sectorsausterity measures that cut spending on enDocument
From supervising 'subjects' to supporting 'citizens': recent developments in community forestry in Asia and AfricaNatural Resource Perspectives, ODI, 2002Overview of the development of community forestry management techniques which examines their positive impact on local livlihoods and makes an assessment of future challenges.The report examines the rationale behind community forestry and stresses the case by case approach as central to its success.Document
Devolution and community-based natural resource management: creating space for local people to participate and benefit?Natural Resource Perspectives, ODI, 2002This paper draws together evidence from a number of studies on the impacts of natural resource devolution policies in several Asian and southern African countries from the perspective of local people. Devolution outcomes are assessed in terms of who has greater benefits and decision-making authority.DocumentNatural Resource Perspectives, ODI, 2002ODI briefing paper looking at biological resources and their management, for both conservation and people's livlihoods with a view to outlining a framework for best practice.DocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 2000Globalisation has often had negative effects on health, for example, an increase in trade in cigarettes and unhealthy food have led to a deterioration of people's health particularly in middle income countries.Document
Women's Labour and Economic Globalisation: a Participatory Workshop Created by Alternative Women in Development (Alt-WID)Oxfam, 2000Alt-WID, a working group of feminist educators and activists formed in 1993, focuses on the relationship between global macro-economic polices and our local communities. The group is particularly interested in translating ideas into popular education tools that can be used by organisers and grassroots groups.DocumentEnvironment and Security, 2002This report aims to provide an overview of the large body of research and policy initiatives undertaken throughout the 1990s to link environmental change, conflict and security.DocumentBulletin of the World Health Organization : the International Journal of Public Health, 2002Argues that ‘‘health for all’’ is not achievable in most countries without health sector reform that incorporates a process of coordinated health and human resources development.The report examines the situation in countries in the Eastern Mediterranean Region of the World Health Organization.