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    Green Job Creation in the UK

    Friends of the Earth, 1998
    Aim of the project is to increase awareness of the potential for economic activities that simultaneously protect the environment and create jobs by presenting evidence from member countries of where this is actually happening. This first section provides the context for the project and the following section explains the case study approach taken in the report.
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    The Economic Valuation of Tropical Forest Land Use Options: A Manual for Researchers

    IDRC Economy and Environment Program for Southeast Asia, 1998
    Manual for researchers in Southeast Asia involved in the economic evaluation of tropical forest land use options. It was developed initially to serve as an aid to Cambodian researchers in the execution of an EEPSEA-financed study of non-timber forest values in Ratanakiri Province, Cambodia.
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    Participatory monitoring and evaluation: learning from change

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 1998
    Development organisations need to know how effective their efforts have been. But who should make these judgements, and on what basis? Usually it is outside experts who take charge. Participatory monitoring and evaluation (PM&E) is a different approach which involves local people, development agencies, and policy makers deciding together how progress should be measured, and results acted upon.
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    Skill, trade, and international inequality

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 1996
    Heckscher-Ohlin trade theory suggests that greater openness tends to enlarge inter-country differences in stocks of skill (or human capital), which new growth theory suggests would cause inter-country divergence of per-capita incomes.
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    The contribution that information can make to development

    Eldis Document Store, 1999
    Short overview of the relationship between information and national development
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    Working with overseas partners [in information work]

    Eldis Document Store, 1997
    Overview of Healthlink world wide's programme of partnership with overseas information organisations
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    Poverty and environment: priorities for research and policy

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 1998
    Objectives of this study are: (a) to provide an analytical overview of existing research and approaches adopted to address interlinkages between poverty and environment; (b) to identify gaps in understanding and potential conflicts between adopted approaches and priorities identified by research; and (c) to highlight policy and research priorities for future action by donors, development agencies
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    Legal Recognition of Indigenous Groups

    Legal Office, FAO, 1998
    Analyses the problem of how national laws recognize community-based land-owning or resource managing groups. Legal recognition is a matter of growing importance to indigenous or customary groups trying to survive in a world characterised by increasing interdependence and escalating threats to local resources.
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    Rural finance and poverty alleviation

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 1998
    Presents information on the credit constraints that poor rural households face, derived from detailed rural household surveys conducted by IFPRI and its collaborators in nine countries of Asia and Africa (Bang ladesh, Cameroon, China, Egypt, Ghana, Madagascar, Malawi, Nepal, and Pakistan).
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    Gender Equality and Investments in Adolescents in the Rural Philippines

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 1998
    Examines the nutrition, health, educational attainment, and contributions to family welfare of adolescents living in a rural area of the Philippines.

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