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    After the Great Asian Slump: towards a coherent approach to global capital Flows

    OECD Development Centre, 1999
    The unprecedented withdrawal of foreign private capital from Asia, more than 10 per cent of GDP in the crisis countries, confronts them with a transfer problem.
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    Pension Reform: Lessons from Latin America

    OECD Development Centre, 1999
    There are benefits from Latin American pension reform, but they have been overestimated. The approaches taken in second-generation reforms and their still early results hold lessons for OECD and non-OECD countries alike. A partial shift to funding is feasible and can be financed in different ways; partial funding of pensions can lead to greater risk diversification.
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    Environmental Product Measures: Barriers for South-North Trade?

    International Institute for Environment and Development, 1998
    An increasing volume of exports from the south is subject to environmetal regulation in northern markets. The frequency of incidence of these measures, their coverage in value terms and their impacts on the market access for exporters from developing countries, are the subjects of this paper.
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    Economic Valuation Of Communal Rangelands In Botswana: A Case Study

    International Institute for Environment and Development, 1998
    Aims to estimate the annual direct use value of an average hectare of the communal rangeland in Botswana, based on an anlalysis of secondary data. Exercise incorporates the three major direft uses, both marketed and non-marketed, of rangelands: livestock, wildlife and gathering
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    Sampling Guide

    Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project, 1999
    The purpose of sampling is to reduce the cost of collecting data about a population by gathering information from a subset instead of the entire population. Sample surveys are often the most feasible means of gathering the data required for Title II program evaluations.
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    Agricultural Productivity Indicators Measurement Guide

    Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project, 1999
    Series of Title II Generic Indicator Guides has been developed by the Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance (FANta) Project and its predecessor projects (IMPACT, LINKAGES), as part of USAID's support of the Cooperating Sponsors in developing monitoring and evaluation systems for use in Title II programs.
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    Food Security Indicators and Framework for Use in the Monitoring and Evaluation Food Aid Programs

    Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project, 1999
    Guide to assist in the identification of food security indicators to be used in the monitoring and evaluation of U.S. P.L. 480 Title II food aid programs.
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    Food, agriculture and the millenium bug

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 1999
    FAO has warned that the whole of the food chain - from seed supplies through to distribution networks and market information systems - is vulnerable to the Y2K problemEven small farmers who till their fields with ox-drawn ploughs probably rely on supplies produced in high-tech factories and transported thousands of kilometres over computer-controlled transportation networks.
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    Managing Teacher Costs for Access and Quality

    United Nations Children's Fund, 1998
    Analyses teacher remuneration levels across countries to identify the important trends which could influence access and quality.
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    Women’s and gender budgets: an annotated resource list

    BRIDGE, 1999
    Gives details of publications and other resources on women’s or gender budgets at national, provincial, and local levels, and within institutions. It also provides references that give an overview of the budget process from a gender perspective and of conceptual issues in gender budget analysis, mainly relating to national budgets.

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