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- DocumentIndian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 2000This paper offers estimated econometric models of FDI inflows into both China and India, making a distinction between multinational versus expatriate investments and provides statistics and analysis for both countries.Findings include:FDI inflow into India in 1997-98 totaled $3.2 billion as against the 1997 Chinese aggregate of almost $39 billionin both countries, investment by largDocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2000This summary was produced by id21.Under the command economy all government health workers in China earned similar salaries. Twenty years of transition to a socialist market economy, including liberalisation of the labour market, has led to growing income differences. An Institute of Development Studies working paper explores how this has affected health workers.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 1998With more and more opportunities to promote broad-based participation in development, there is increased recognition that monitoring and evaluation should also be participatory.DocumentDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1998Review of the the HIV/AIDS prevention activities of USAID and the Joint United Nations (UN) Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDSDespite the continued spread of HIV/AIDS in many countries, USAID has made important contributions to the fight against the disease.DocumentInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 1999Examines the particular case of Sudan, but suggests the discussion is relevant to the countries of the African Horn in general and Southern Ethiopia in particular.DocumentFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 1999The transfer can be considered to have been reasonably successful so far. Producer returns have generally been higher than under the former marketing arrangements and payments more prompt. But in many countries, however, the changes have led to problems, particularly with regard to the supply of production inputs.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2000What are the key constraints to improving forest based livelihoods within the forest sector? What are the key relationships that provide the institutional context in which forest based livelihoods operate? Hobley and Shields focus on a forestry project in Karnataka, India to illustrate the processes and problems of supporting livelihood change in the forestry institutional environment.DocumentLegal Office, FAO, 1999Review and analysis of national legislation believed to be representative of the available choice of mechanisms or options and illustrative of emerging best practices and attendant issues.Document
Land ownership and foreigners: a comparative analysis of regulatory approaches to the acquisition and use of land by foreignersLegal Office, FAO, 1999Foreign ownership of land has historically been a sensitive political issue,and measures to regulate or restrict the practice in one form or another have figured prominently in national land laws. The study by Hodgson, Cullinan and Campbell provides an overview of the various regulatory approaches that have been devised to deal with this issue.Document
Achieving Schooling For All: Budgetary Expenditures on Education in Sub-Saharan Africa and South AsiaInstitute of Development Studies UK, 1998Analyses public spending on education in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia over recent years, with a particular focus upon primary schooling. It identifies regional expenditure trends since 1980, and provides more detailed comparative data for selected countries over the 1990-95 period.