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- DocumentUnited Nations Children's Fund, 1998Analyses teacher remuneration levels across countries to identify the important trends which could influence access and quality.DocumentBRIDGE, 1999Gives 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.DocumentBRIDGE, 1998Reviews statistical data on gender specific effects of AIDS, and argues that gender analysis is central to a comprehensive understanding of HIV/AIDS transmission, because of its immediate relevance to sexual behaviour, which is the variable most directly affecting HIV/AIDS transmission.Makes recommendations about ways to improve data collection and analysis form a gender perspective:ToDocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 1998Conventional poverty profiles and poverty status regressions are often criticised by policy makers for telling them a lot about who the poor are, but very little about what to do to combat poverty. Essentially this is because the correlates of poverty status are distinct from the dynamic processes that lead households to fall into or escape from poverty.Document
Review of progress made in the definition of the right to adequate food in international law: States' obligations, international organizations' obligations and the role of the private sector.FAO Right to Food, 1999The paper places the effort to define and clarify the rights to food and nutrition within the wider framework of international law and relations based on the United Nations Charter.Document
Extracts from International and Regional Instruments and Declarations, as well as Some Other Authoritative Texts Addressing the Right to FoodFAO Right to Food, 1999This paper is issued as a legislative study by the FAO Legal Office. It contains a selection of extracts from international and regional instruments, as well as from some other authoritative texts, addressing the right to food. Extracts are kept to the minimum in order to maintain a better focus. [author]DocumentFAO Right to Food, 1999FAO publication in response to the 50th anniversary of the UN Universal Declaration o Human Rights.DocumentLand Reform, Land Settlement and Cooperatives, 1997Brief summary of FAO’s experience in agrarian reform and the most relevant activities of the current programme related to this field. It argues that the type of agrarian reform that considers the redistribution of land from the rich to the poor either through confiscation or through pre-emptive buyouts belongs to the past.DocumentLand Reform, Land Settlement and Cooperatives, 1997Traces some general correlations and interlinkages between rural food security and decentralization. This is attempted from the viewpoint of rural institutions and organizations, a dimension that past attempts at integrated rural development have neglected.DocumentLand Reform, Land Settlement and Cooperatives, 1997Although world food and agricultural production, based on current trends, should be sufficient to meet demand in the decades ahead, the world still faces a serious food crisis that is as dangerous and life-threatening for millions of poor people today as in the past.