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    The participation toolkit: A USAID health population & nutrition officer's guide to using participatory approaches for managing HIV/ AIDS activities

    US Agency for International Development, 1998
    Toolkit designed for use by USAID HPN officers and their partners to facilitate the participatory management of their HIV/ AIDS programs. The toolkit is divided into four modules.
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    Deindustrialisation in Southern Africa? A general Equilibrium Analysis

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 1999
    Uses a computable general equilibrium (CGE) extension of earlier partial equilibrium analyses of static gains from regional economic integration in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) in Southern Africa. Both models are based on 37 sectors for each of 12 SADC countries.
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    'Putnam in India': is social capital a meaningful and measurable concept at Indian state level?

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 1999
    In a seminal and provocative book, Putnam argues that levels of trust, interest in public affairs and political participation are the most important explanatory features of the differential institutional performance across Italian regions over time.
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    The Development of Virtual Education: A global perspective

    Commonwealth of Learning, 1999
    The term "virtual education" is something that is heard with increasing frequency now as the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) becomes ever more present in the conduct of open and distance education.
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    Towards a better Financial Architecture

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 1999
    Discusses the latest developments related to the International Financial Architecture, underlining the gaps to be filled. New proposals concerning the disclosure of additional information on financial markets to developing countries and the implementation of better regulations at an international and national level are being discussed.
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    An Assessment of Data on ODA Financial Flows in the Forest Sector

    Overseas Development Institute, 1999
    Presents information gathered on international ODA flows in the forestry sectorLevels of new ODA commitments appear to have risen over the late 1980's, reaching their highest levels in real terms in the 1990-2 period (in excess of 2 billion US dollars, 1996 prices), and subsequently fallen to lower levels.
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    Forests in global warming

    World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 1998
    Reviews the causes of deforestation, focusing on the market distortions which hide the real economic value of forests. These include taxation polciy, uncertain property rights and population growth. Adressing such issues at the nationnal level provides a basis for national and international agreements on combatting climate change through carbon storage programmes.
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    Social and Economic Policies to Prevent Complex Humanitarian Emergencies: Lessons from Experience

    World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 1999
    Reviews experinces of causes and reponses to complex humanitarian emergencies (CHEs).Considers root causes to be: horizontal inequality between different social groupscrises in state legitimacy worsening economic conditionsexternal shocks environmental conditionsRecommended preventitive policy actions include: group inclusive policiesexpansion of e
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    Provision of Health Care and Education in Transitional Asia: Key Issues and Lessons from Vietnam

    World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 1998
    Examines the impact of the transition to a market economy on health and education outcomes in transitional Asia, with particular focus on the case of Vietnam.
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    State-Owned versus Township and Village Enterprises in China

    World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 1998
    Presents an up-to-date survey of the comparison issue between state-owned enterprises (SOEs) and township and village enterprises (TVEs) in China.

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