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The participation toolkit: A USAID health population & nutrition officer's guide to using participatory approaches for managing HIV/ AIDS activitiesUS Agency for International Development, 1998Toolkit 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.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 1999Uses 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.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 1999In 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.DocumentCommonwealth of Learning, 1999The 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.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 1999Discusses 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.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 1999Presents 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.DocumentWorld Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 1998Reviews 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.DocumentWorld Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 1999Reviews 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 eDocumentWorld Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 1998Examines 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.DocumentWorld Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 1998Presents an up-to-date survey of the comparison issue between state-owned enterprises (SOEs) and township and village enterprises (TVEs) in China.