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    Educating nomadic herders out of poverty?: response to Saverio Krätli's World Bank paper

    Save the Children Fund, 2001
    This article poses several questions, which the author contends underpin discussions concerning pastoralism and education:who should decide what kind of lives people should lead?what is the prerequisite for people to be able to have a choice in deciding their own lives?could education have anything to do with this?This report is critical of Kratli's report for:f
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    Gender and women's studies in Malawi: a national database 1980-2000

    Sustainable Development Networking Programme, Malawi, 2000
    Database presents materials on gender and women studies in Malawi:- books, dissertations, journal articles, research reports, seminar papers, conference and workshop proceedings as well as directories and bibliographies covering the period 1980-2000.
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    At the cutting edge: UK clothing retailers and global sourcing

    Danish Institute for International Studies, 2001
    This paper examines the implications for developing country producers of changes in UK retailers’ global sourcing practices.
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    Catastrophic shifts in ecosystems

    Wageningen University, Netherlands, 2001
    Evidence suggests that major ecosystems can shift to alternative and contrasting stable states depending on environmental conditions. The authors propose a theoretical model for these shifts.
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    Transgenic DNA introgressed into traditional maize in Oaxaca, Mexico

    GE Food Alert Campaign Centre, 2001
    Samples of native landraces of maize from two remote locations in Southern Mexico were tested along with a local commercial sample and seeds collected in the same area in 1971.
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    Violence against civilians in civil wars: looting or terror?

    World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2001
    This paper analyses the hypothesis that terrorising the civilian population plays a military role.
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    From conflict to reconstruction: reviving the social contract

    World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2001
    What explains conflict, its intensity, and its duration? What are the chances of achieving a durable peace?
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    Conflict in Africa

    World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2001
    This paper is about the process rather than the origins of conflict and focussing on African examples, uses game theory to set out a model of peace and conflict in which two actors engage with each other. Moral hazard is also introduced into actions and efforts to promote peace.
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    Common ground, common future: how ecoagriculture can help feed the world and save wild biodiversity

    Future Harvest, 2001
    Half of the worlds protected areas are being heavily used for agriculture. Malnutrition and hunger are pervasive in 16 of the worlds 25 biodiversity hotspots.
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    Dynamic inconsistency, tradeoffs and delegation in a developing economy

    Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India, 2000
    This paper develops and explores the consequences of strategic interaction between the government and private agents in the context of a tradeoff between growth and redistribution in developing countries.The paper describes the tradeoff between growth and re-distribution, presenting the formal model and deriving the main results.

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