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    Format for appraisal of microfinance institutions

    Consultative Group to Assist the Poorest, 1998
    This Appraisal Format facilitates a complete diagnosis of a micro-finance institutions operations - ranging from governance to funding methodology to financial performance. It assumes a high level of participation on the part of MFI staff and management. Although primarily developed by CGAP to guide its own investing, donors and other investors/funders of MFIs have found it useful.
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    Promoting Education for Girls in Nepal

    Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1998
    Evaluation of USAID programme.
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    Promoting Primary Education for Girls in Malawi

    Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1999
    Evaluation of USAID GABLE programme.
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    Promoting Primary Education for Girls in Pakistan

    Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1999
    Evaluation of USAID programme aimed at improving women’s education. Girls’ enrollments more than tripled in Balochistan and more than doubled in North-West Frontier Province. Boys’ education also benefited.
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    Improving Girls' Education in Guatemala

    Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1999
    Evaluation of USAID project. Demonstrated that improving educational quality is the best approach to enhancing girls’ participation. With Agency support, private sector actors improved scholarship programs and gave visibility to the issue of girls’ education. But strategic flaws and incomplete implemenation limited the impact of USAID investments.
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    More, But Not Yet Better: An Evaluation of USAID’s Programs and Policies To Improve Girls’ Education

    Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1999
    Report based on five field studies in Guatemala, Guinea, Malawi, Nepal, and Pakistan, a country desk study (Egypt), issue-oriented research on Bolivia and Thailand, and a literature review.Five questions guided the entire project and each country evaluation:What are the best ways to get girls into schools? How can the quality of girls’ education be improved?
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    The Role of International Investment in Development, Corporate Responsibilities and the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises: Conference report

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 1999
    Papers from Sept 1999 conference covering corporat responsibility, social accounting, foreign investment, and codes of conduct. Considered in the context of the OECD guidelines on corporate responibility
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    Social exclusion: towards an holistic understanding of deprivation

    Department for International Development, UK, 1999
    Paper makes a strong plea for the use of the concept of social exclusion. This is not because the concept describes a new reality, or because it is the only appropriate or a radically innovative concept to describe deprivation.
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    Communications and development: a practical guide

    Department for International Development, UK, 1999
    Practical guide to use of communications media in development programmes (written with DFID programmes in mind).
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    Health and poverty in sub-Saharan Africa

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 1999
    Poverty and ill health are intimately linked, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa where public health services are severely strained.

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