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Specially protected area management - towards a sustainable resource management and settlement development in TurkeyThe Authority for the Protection of Special Areas, [Ankara, Turkey], 2000This article deals with sustainable resource management and settlement development in Turkey.Conclusions:It is beneficial that there is, with regard to protected areas management in Turkey, one central administrative body, APSA the national agency, in charge of managing the all SPAs (Specially Protected Areas) in the territoryAPSA can establish and coordinate its own policies anDocumentBangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies, 1997The paper challenges the concept of scarcity as a water supply availability and demand problem. It argues that water scarcity is a problem where there is a failure to gain access to the service (or services) that water resources provide. The issue is not just of water quantity, but of water quality and socio-economic conditions of stakeholders.Document
Foodgrain marketing and food distribution system in relation to achieving food security in BangladeshBangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies, 2000The study's objectives were:Assessing the availability and quantity of foodgrains in the selected markets in three districts Assessing the temporal and locational variation of prices of foodgrains at different markets (primary, assembly and secondary markets)Understanding the foodgrain marketing systems (the nature and level of integration among the markets); Investigating theDocumentBangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies, 1998The paper challenges the simplistic concept of population as an aggregate of consuming units, putting stress increasingly on the natural resources leading to environmental degradation. It argues that the inter-relationship between population and environment is more complex and multi-dimensional.Document
Improving operational competitiveness through firm-level clustering: a case study of the Kwazulu-Natal benchmarking clubSchool of Development Studies, University of Kwazulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa, 2000The Industrial Restructuring Project (IRP) aims at supporting industrial policy in South Africa at the national, provincial and local levels.Important features:Focuses on critical issues that are impacting on the competitiveness of manufacturing sectors that are under threat from increased international competition and the liberalisation of the South African trade regimeIt isDocumentSchool of Development Studies, University of Kwazulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa, 2000This paper therefore represents a first attempt at describing and analysing some aspects of Durban's financial scene in the period between 1970-98; it also attempts to come to (at this stage) an impressionistic view of the kinds of development - industrial, commercial and infrastructural - that the local, national and international financial and corporate sectors made possible in this city.TheDocument
Improving policy analysis and management for poverty reduction in sub-Saharan Africa: creating an effective learning communityEldis Document Store, 2000Significant poverty reduction in sub-Saharan Africa cannot be achieved without strong policy analysis and management capacity both in the public sector and civil society at large.DocumentInstitute of Policy Studies, Pakistan, 1997This paper though written to address problems posed to the former Nawaz Sharif government [Feb. 1997-Oct. 1999], is still relevant because the external sector crisis that had then gripped the country, has not gone away.DocumentEconomic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania, 1999This article casts doubt on the technical coherence and cogency of the 'Public Management Model' by drawing on vast work that has been undertaken on the British Public Sector in recent years. The article explores two economic models of new public management centred on the economics of regulation and institutional economics on identifying the conflicts vis a vis these models.DocumentEconomic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania, 1998This article explores the current indebtedness of LDCs, policies leading to this situation, current economic difficulties arising in LDCs and policy recommendations to deal with this issue.In the mid-1980s the deteriorating financial situation in a number of LDCs reached its climax. The ability of the LDCs to service their debts weakened and most of them failed to honour their outstandings.