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    Evaluation of the Wajir relief programme: 1996 - 1998

    Oxfam, 1999
    OXFAM (UK & I) Kenya was engaged in relief work in Wajir District from September 1996 until October 1998. These interventions were undertaken in response to a series of natural disasters including both the drought of 1996/97 and the El Nino flood of 1998.
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    Restocking and poverty alleviation: perceptions and realities of livestock-keeping among poor pastoralists in Kenya

    Livestock Development Studies Group, 2001
    This article investigates the development of decision support tools for pastoral restocking projects.
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    Water quality improvements: a contingent valuation study of the Chao Phraya river

    IDRC Economy and Environment Program for Southeast Asia, 2000
    To assess how much the cleanliness of the Chao Phraya river is worth to the residents of Bangkok, this study estimates the willingness of Bangkok residents to pay for improved water quality by conducting a contingent valuation survey suggests economic instruments to encourage this willingness to pay, such as user fees, property taxes, and other measures.
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    Integrating public health concerns into patent legislation in developing countries

    South Centre, 2000
    This document presents options for the design and implementation of public-health-sensitive patent policies in developing countries.
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    Food security and the WTO

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2001
    The link between multilateral rules and the food security of individuals is often indirect, and the data required to forecast the effects of change are often lacking. This Briefing provides a road map from the deliberations in Geneva to the potential effects on the ground.
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    Social Pensions in Nambia and South Africa

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2001
    Non-contributory state pensions were introduced in South Africa in 1928.
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    The impact of three microfinance programs in Uganda

    Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 2001
    This assessment of three USAID-financed microfinance programs in Uganda centers on the impacts of participation and whom the programs reach. The assessment focuses on the clients of FINCA, FOCCAS, and PRIDE. It covers clients and a non-client comparison group in rural Mbale district, the capital city of Kampala, and Masaka town and its periphery.
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    Mongolia in transition: a role for distance education?

    School of Continuing Education, University of Nottingham, 1995
    Mongolia is experiencing severe economic problems which are eroding its education system as well as reducing the living standards of many. Like former Communist countries in Eastern Europe, Mongolia is seeking new ways of meeting urgent needs for education and training with very limited resources. Can distance education play a role?
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    Open and distance learning in the Gobi Desert: non-formal education for nomadic women

    School of Continuing Education, University of Nottingham, 1999
    The use of open and distance learning for non-formal education is much less represented in the literature than for formal education.
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    The gender dimension of economic transition in Mongolia

    School of Continuing Education, University of Nottingham, 2000
    This article asks two questions in relation to the abrupt political and economic transitions in Mongolia: Firstly, why does gender matter in economics? Secondly, what gender-related issues have emerged as a result of transition in Mongolia?The article concludes that:economic transition has changed the nature of male and female participation in the Mongolian economy.

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