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    Literature survey on intellectual property rights and sustainable human development

    Department for International Development, UK, 2000
    The references are arranged by the following subject areas:general textsagricultural development and food securitybiodiversity and the environmentIPRs and biotechnologyIPRs, media and information technologyhuman rightsbusiness and industrial developmentthe knowledge, innovations and practices of indigenous peoples and local communitiespublic educationpub
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    Land reform bulletin [2000-2002]

    Sustainable Development Department, FAO SD Dimensions, 2001
    Articles in this edition develop several areas and introduce specific experiences relating to land reform. The main thread running through the articles is that of change; how we can help to understand what change means and how it can be managed.
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    Rural women’s access to land in Latin America

    Sustainable Development Department, FAO SD Dimensions, 1999
    Paper addresses the following concerns:rural women have limited access to and control of landmost agrarian reforms and legislation that directly or indirectly regulate access to land discriminate against womenthe establishment of legal frameworks with a gender perspective and the elimination of cultural and institutional factors that prevent the recognition of women as producers ar
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    No quick fix: a sustained response to HIV/AIDS and children

    Save the Children Fund, 2001
    Report looks at how the AIDS epidemic is affecting children and young people, what is being done to address the consequences of the epidemic, and possible ways forwardPaper addresses the UN Declaration of Commitment to combatting HIV/AIDS, and makes recommendations, specifically regarding the following issues:comprehensive responses to the epidemicincreased prevention efforts, espec
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    Joint Public Private Initiatives: meeting children’s right to health?

    Save the Children Fund, 2001
    Paper asks: to what extent can new forms of international co-operation in the field of health, so-called public private partnerships, meet children's rights?
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    WTO negotiation and accession: issues for vulnerable economies

    World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2001
    The paper discusses i) the costs and benefits to be expected by least-developed and low-income ('vulnerable') economies if they accede to the WTO ii) the impact of current debates about WTO reform on vulnerable economies iii) measures to make it easier for vulnerable economies to accede to and actively participate in the WTO.This paper first reviews the status of vulnerable economies vis-à-vis
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    Small states in a global economy: the role of institutions in managing vulnerability and opportunity in small developing countries

    World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2001
    Paper examines various hypotheses about the reasons for the development performance of small developing countries in the 1960-98 period. It also examines a subgroup of countries that share the same medium-high rank in the Commonwealth Secretariat's 'Composite Vulnerability Index'.
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    Botswana and Zimbabwe: relative success and comparative failure

    World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2001
    Botswana and Zimbabwe represent two cases of differential access to the world economy, Botswana has prospered while Zimbabwe has fallen into a deep crisis.
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    The challenges posed by globalization for economic liberalization in two Asian transitional countries: Laos and Vietnam

    World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2001
    Paper examines the impact of globalisation on two transitional economies in Asia. Both countries have undergone a radical economic reform process over the past decade, assisted by increases in external trade flows, foreign investment activity, and external assistance.
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    Globalization and the island economies of the South Pacific

    World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2001
    This paper examines the impact of increasing integration of the island economies of the South Pacific into expanding international markets, particularly that of Fiji and the Solomon Islands. The paper empirically tests how capital flows (i.e. FDI, aid flows) savings, trade (exports, and imports) affect growth.

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