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    Participatory environmental policy processes: experiences from North and South

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2000
    There is a growing recognition across the world that citizens should play a role in informing and shaping environmental policy. But how should this be done?This paper explores one route, where opportunities ‘from above’ are created, often, but not exclusively so, by the state, often through local government policy and planning processes.
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    Building a Results Framework

    Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 2000
    The strategic planning process begins with building a results frame-work (RF). This short guide discusses key steps involved in developing an RF.
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    Monitoring the Policy Reform Process

    Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 2000
    The discussion and examples in this paper are organized around the issues and challenges that USAID’s development professionals and their clients/partners face when designing and implementing systems to monitor the policy reform process.
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    Sustaining Trade and Exchange Rate Reform in Africa: Lessons for Macroeconomic Management

    Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 2000
    Over the past two decades, most African countries have attempted to promote trade and exchange rate reform as part of broader programs of structural adjustment. Few countries have sustained the reforms. Many potentially beneficial policy changes have unraveled.This paper discusses how trade and exchange rate reforms are indirectly undermined. These occur in several ways.
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    Early warning primer: an overview of monitoring and reporting

    Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 2000
    Aim is to help eearly warning analysts to understand:Key early warning concepts, tools and methodsData and information collection and management activitiesHow to do the routine monitoring and assessment activitiesSome fundamentals on how to do reportingUseful reporting formatsThe manual is divided inot six chapters, with each chapter describing and guiding the reade
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    Children on the brink : updated estimates & recommendations for intervention [HIV/AIDS impacts on children]

    Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 2000
    This executive summary of the report includes: new orphan estimates for 34 countries; a description of what children, families, and communities are doing to address their growing orphan problems; strategies for intervention that have been adopted; and a new strategic agenda to guide coherent action by the world communityAIDS has transformed large-scale orphaning, historically a sporadic, short
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    Viewing the World: a study of British television coverage of developing countries

    Department for International Development, UK, 2000
    This research project addresses these questions, in three distinct studies, focusing on programming about the developing world: The content study analysed news and feature programme output over a three-month periodThe audience study looked at viewers’ responses to this programmingThe production study examined the broadcasters’ approach to their international output.
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    The mobilising potential of anti-poverty programmes

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2000
    Paper aims to develop a set of concepts and a language to help understand better how "external agencies" could contribute to the (collective) empowerment of poor people through the ways in which they design, organise, and implement anti-poverty programmesThe authors argue for the adoption of indirect methods of encouraging the poor to mobilise politically around pro-poor agendas and movements.
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    Supply responses of West African agricultural households: implications of intrahousehold preference heterogeneity

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 1999
    Paper illustrates how an intrahousehold approach can contribute to a better understanding of microeconomic allocation decisions and policy impacts.
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    Early childhood nutrition and academic achievement: a longitudinal analysis

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 1999
    This paper investigates the nutrition-learning nexus using a unique longitudinal data set, which follows a large sample of Philippine children from birth until the end of their primary education.Finds that malnourished children perform more poorly in school, even after correcting for the effects of unobserved heterogeneity both across and within households.

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