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- DocumentInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 1999Examines the particular case of Sudan, but suggests the discussion is relevant to the countries of the African Horn in general and Southern Ethiopia in particular.DocumentFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 1999The transfer can be considered to have been reasonably successful so far. Producer returns have generally been higher than under the former marketing arrangements and payments more prompt. But in many countries, however, the changes have led to problems, particularly with regard to the supply of production inputs.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2000What are the key constraints to improving forest based livelihoods within the forest sector? What are the key relationships that provide the institutional context in which forest based livelihoods operate? Hobley and Shields focus on a forestry project in Karnataka, India to illustrate the processes and problems of supporting livelihood change in the forestry institutional environment.DocumentLegal Office, FAO, 1999Review and analysis of national legislation believed to be representative of the available choice of mechanisms or options and illustrative of emerging best practices and attendant issues.Document
Land ownership and foreigners: a comparative analysis of regulatory approaches to the acquisition and use of land by foreignersLegal Office, FAO, 1999Foreign ownership of land has historically been a sensitive political issue,and measures to regulate or restrict the practice in one form or another have figured prominently in national land laws. The study by Hodgson, Cullinan and Campbell provides an overview of the various regulatory approaches that have been devised to deal with this issue.DocumentDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 2000Practical manual aiming to help development agency field officers anticipate and effectively deal with the myriad issues and challenges that arise as they design and manage election assistance programs in transitional environments.DocumentWorld Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 1999Social Funds (SFs) have proven to be no panacea.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2000The creation and selling of ideas of global environmental crisis has been a core characteristic of the post-Rio decade. Global science and global policymaking processes are central to these crises. However, framings of global environmental problems – the knowledge claims and interests that underpin them, and the plans that flow from them – are often accepted without critical examination.DocumentDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 2000Over 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.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2000Paper reanalyses the household survey data from three out of four surveys carried out in Zambia in the 1990s, in order to chart the evolution of poverty and inequality during that decade.