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Endowments in Africa: A Discussion of Issues for Using Alternative Funding Mechanisms to Support Agricultural and Natural Resources Management ProgramsDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1996Endowments make an indirect, yet major contribution to sustainable development. Setting up an endowment that has credibility within civil soci-ety requires a process that is transparent and highly participatory.Document
Comparative analysis of economic reform and structural adjustment programs in Eastern Africa with emphasis on trade policiesDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1996In view of the potential implications of structural adjustment and economic reform programs for subregional and regional trade, food security, and overall economic growth and stability, this study is a step in the direction of informing Governments in the region and the international community of the status and future of economic reforms, especially trade policy reforms and how they all relate toDocument
Urban maize meal consumption patterns: strategies for improving food access for vulnerable urban households in KenyaDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1995This report examines maize consumption patterns in response to policy changes in Kenya and the implications for urban food security. It is based on empirical evidence from a household survey. The researchers’ five conclusions challenge conventional assumptions about fixed consumer tastes and preferences in relation to agriculture policy.Document
Understanding linkages among food availability, access, consumption, and nutrition in Africa: empirical findings and issues from the literatureDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1995By providing new perspectives on linkages between food availability, access, consumption, and nutrition, this report intends to assist policymakers in understanding the nature and extent of relationships among all variables involved in this issue, so as to encourage formulation of more appropriate and sustainable food policies.Document
Structural adjustment and agricultural policy reform in South Africa / Johan Van Rooyen ... [et al.]Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1996This study offers an opportunity to reflect on the accomplishments and challenges of economic reform initiatives undertaken in pre-democratic South Africa.DocumentInternational Water Management Institute, 1997This report argues that irrigation system rehabilitation planning must take place within a basin context. That is, the impacts of system improvements on other users in the basin must be assessed to avoid creating or aggravating discord over water and to ensure that investments in water resources development give the expected benefits.DocumentConvention on Biological Diversity, 1996Drawing on previous research on biodiversity assessment and experience with criteria of forest quality, this paper suggests some principles for developing forest biodiversity indicators. It is important to place biodiversity assessment within a broader framework of forest quality.DocumentConvention on Biological Diversity, 1996DocumentDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1997This document provides a synthesis of nearly a decade of socio-economic studies, conducted by a number of scientists funded from a variety of sources, quantifying the impacts of Technology development and transfer (TDT), institutionalization of impact assessment, and needed innovations in African agricultural TDT.Document
Stimulating indigenous agribusiness development in the northern communal areas of Namibia : a concept paperDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1997This concept paper proposes (a) market driven farm and off-farm entrepreneurial options, that could take advantage of the existing opportunities, thus leading to the creation of indigenous oriented economic growth and (b) empowerment of the small and medium scale private enterprises to create an enabling environment conducive for equitable growth of their businesses.