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Liberalisation, multinational enterprises and export performance: evidence from Indian manufacturing.Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 2001This paper tests two hypotheses.DocumentInstitute of Policy Studies, Pakistan, 2001This set of articles emphasises that in the US's effort to enrol supporters against what it defines as a 'war' against 'terrorism', there has been a total dearth of reflection on the factors behind September 11 and the causes of terrorism.The articles find that:the ignorance of the causes of terrorism will aggravate the situation rather than improve itthere could be a disasterous chDocumentInternational Trade Statistics, 2001Growth in world merchandise trade is expected to slow in volume terms to only 2% in 2001 — compared with 12% in 2000. Even this growth is not assured given the present great uncertainties about economic and trade developmentsTrade in Western Europe and the transition economies is expected to increase somewhat more than 2%, while that of North America is likely to be below the global average.DocumentCentre of African Studies, Edinburgh, 2001New information and communications technologies (ICTs) and new ways of understanding the economic role of knowledge are combining to suggest new challenges, opportunities and modalities for development cooperation.Document
Coffee markets in East Africa: Local responses to global challenges or global responses to local challenges?Danish Institute for International Studies, 2001This paper seeks looks at the dynamics of coffee market reforms in three East African countries (Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania) against the background of the recent restructuring of the global coffee marketing chain, and poses the following questions: To what extent is global economic change mediated by national-level policies?Are global corporations adopting the same strategies in differDocumentBRIDGE, 1998The overall objective of Danida's WID policy, 'Women in Development Towards the Year 2000', is the empowerment of women. A two pronged strategy has been adopted to implement this policy. Namely, mainstreaming and positive action through women specific projects.Document1999In 1998 the Asian Development Bank revised and reformulated their women in development (WID) policy into a gender and development (GAD) policy which recognises the evolution of the analysis of gender issues into one where they are addressed at both the micro and macro levels.DocumentManaging Ecosystems and Resources with Gender Emphasis, 1999How do gender relations affect people's knowledge, use and control of and impact on natural resources? The Funda?Æo Vit¢ria Amaz?nica (FVA) is a local NGO which has carried out pioneer work on gender, community participation and partnership building in their conservation activities in the Ja£ National Park (PNJ).DocumentOperations Evaluations Division, World Bank, 1999Assessment of the Bank's experience in post-conflict reconstruction, in Bosnia-Herzegovina, El Salvador, Uganda, Cambodia, Eritrea, Haiti, Lebanon, Rwanda, and Sri Lanka.