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    Analysis of Participatory Poverty Assessment (PPA) and household survey findings on poverty trends in Uganda

    Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development, Uganda, 2000
    This article results from consultancy work attempting to clarify the picture on poverty trends, identify areas which require further work and any further findings from the analysis which require policy action.
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    Multi-sectoral support of basic and girls' education

    US Agency for International Development, 2000
    The study provides an overview of how and to what extent the religious, business and media sectors have supported girls' education in developing countries in order to understand their role in and potential for supporting girls' education activities. It categorises sector activities into three areas: policy advocacy, opinion-making and service provision.
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    Renewable energy for rural schools

    US Agency for International Development, 2000
    Guide aimed at helping decision-makers in rural areas with the responsibility for schools to accurately assess a school's energy need, evaluate appropriate and cost effective technologies to meet those needs, and to implement an effective infrastructure to install and maintain the hardware.Chapter 1 discusses typical school electrical and heating applications, such as lighting, communicat
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    Renewable energy for microenterprise

    US Agency for International Development, 2000
    The guide is targeted at microfinance institutions (MFIs) and microenterprise support organisations that are interested in inproving the profitability of their members microenterprises through renewable energy (RE) technologies.
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    Improving the operation of urban water supply systems in India: a discussion of unaccounted for water

    US Agency for International Development, 2000
    Project report from the Indo-US FIRE(D) project which aims to institutionalise the delivery of commercially viable urban infrastructure and services at the state, regional and national levels.
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    DOSA (Discussion-Oriented Organizational Self-Assessment) as a tool to measure and build organisational capacity: lessons from the field

    US Agency for International Development, 2000
    DOSA was developed for USAID/PVC to asssess longitudinally its impact on the organisational capacities of Private Voluntary Organisations (PVOs).
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    The politics of coherence: humanitarianism and foreign policy in the post-Cold War era

    Humanitarian Policy Group, ODI, 2000
    Examines the idea of coherence between political and humanitarian action which emerged in the aftermath of the Rwandan experience. It analyses the evolution of the concept in the last decade and its implications for the relationship between humanitarian and political action.
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    From GATT to WTO and beyond

    World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2000
    The aim of this paper is to analyse the evolution of the international trading system from its inception as GATT in 1947 to its latest incarnation as WTO. The study focuses on the adequacy or inadequacy of the system as it evolved and functioned in an environment of changing international economic and political reality.
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    Cross-Border movements of people

    World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2000
    This article initially takes a historical look at international labour migration over the past fifty years and draws a distinction between different categories of labour flows in the contemporary world economy.The article stresses the importance of focusing on structural explanations of migration at a macrolevel, to understand the determinants and patterns of migration.
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    Capital flows to developing countries of the international financial system

    World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2000
    This article discusses, in the wake of the recent financial crisis (which has had a particularly severe effect on developing countries) led to wide ranging debate on international financial reform. The article indicates that this debate has led to the need to confront the implications of the huge growth of international capital movements.

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