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  • Document

    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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    When the whole is more than the sum of the parts: the effect of cross-border interactions on livelihood security in southern Malawi and northern Mozambique

    Environment and Development Consultancy Ltd, 1998
    Report on the poor and deteriorating livelihood security situation in Southern Malawi. Looks at issues of livelihood insecurity in both southern Malawi and some of northern Mozambique. It then looks at different types of cross border interactions, their dynamics, constraints and trends. A first analysis is made of potential winners and losers from increased cross-border interactions.
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    Investing in tomorrow’s forests [forest certification]

    WWF-World Wide Fund For Nature, 1998
    Overview of the commercial benefits of membership in the FSC forest certification scheme, aimed at business managers.Provieds detailed information on both financial and environmental performance of the forest products industry and concludes that companies following rigorous standards of forest management are well placed to grow their business and generate positive results for investors.
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    What Happened in East Asia: How Can it be Understood and What Can Development Organisations Do?

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 1998
    Analysis based on the convergence of viewpoints of a meeting held at IDS Sussex in July 1998. Policy recommendations include:Focus on structuring orderly debt workoutsModify and expand the HIPC initiativeDesign affordable safety netsEmphasise capacity building
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    Zimbabwe: encouraging sustainable smallholder agriculture

    Environment and Development Consultancy Ltd, 1998
    Report concentrates on ways of encouraging more sustainable smallholder agriculture in the drier regions of Zimbabwe within the context of reforms in agricultural services in a more liberal and plural economic and service environment. Paradoxically in Zimbabwe there is a need for both increased use of external inputs as well as a much greater emphasis on low external input technologies.
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    Zambia: encouraging sustainable smallholder agriculture

    Environment and Development Consultancy Ltd, 1997
    Main purpose of this report is to present a balanced assessment of prospects for sustainable growth in smallholder agriculture in Zambia in the light of recent reforms. Given their historical underdevelopment in Zambia, and policy emphasis on the interface between state and market, the report also focuses particularly on the role of NGOs.

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