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    The land question and land reform in Southern Africa

    Southern African Regional Institute for Policy Studies, Zimbabwe, 2000
    This paper discusses the nature of the land problem in the region and tries to situate the general land reform process in Zimbabwe within a regional context.It examines the four key land problems facing the region the discriminatory and insecure forms of land tenure that are found among variouslandownership regimes the increasingly imbalanced landownership structures and factors un
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    Agriculture and rural development in Tanzania: a survey of the 1980-1995 literature

    Economic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania, 1995
    The study aimed at reviewing the literature and providing a bibliography on agriculture and rural development in Tanzania.
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    Globalisation, poverty and inequality in Zambia during the 1990s

    OECD Development Centre, 2000
    Zambia has undergone a dramatic transformation of economic policy during the 1990s. The election in 1991 of the Movement for Multi-party Democracy government saw the introduction of a series of major economic reforms designed to transform the Zambian economy from a relatively inward looking and state dominated economy to an outward oriented economy based upon private enterprise.
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    Globalization, poverty and inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa: a political economy appraisal

    OECD Development Centre, 2001
    Paper explores the policies and political context underlying the response of African countries to globalisation, with an emphasis on trade liberalisation.African countries have had mixed experiences with globalisation, with some achieving better social outcomes than others.
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    Raising production levels and alleviating poverty in Tanzania's rural areas: challenges of rural transformation

    Economic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania, 2000
    This article suggests that the crucial impetus for promoting agricultural productivity and non-farm employment, in Tanzania, would have to come from a technological transformation of the agricultural sector and rural industrialisation.Policies and strategies to be adopted, in this context:Improve the linkage between policy formulation and policy executionEstablish the minimum
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    Aid, development and democracy in Lesotho, 1966-1996

    Southern African Regional Institute for Policy Studies, Zimbabwe, 1999
    The paper examines historical trends and patterns of aid and unravels its interface with development and democracy in Lesotho. It identifies three different periods and considers the characteristics of each.
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    AIDS in the context of development

    United Nations [UN] Research Institute for Social Development, 2000
    The first section of this paper considers AIDS in the context of widespread and worsening poverty.
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    From flood to scarcity of water: re-defining the water debate in Bangladesh

    Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies, 1997
    The paper challenges the concept of scarcity as a water supply availability and demand problem. It argues that water scarcity is a problem where there is a failure to gain access to the service (or services) that water resources provide. The issue is not just of water quantity, but of water quality and socio-economic conditions of stakeholders.
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    The debt crisis in the LDCs: a case study of Tanzania

    Economic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania, 1998
    This article explores the current indebtedness of LDCs, policies leading to this situation, current economic difficulties arising in LDCs and policy recommendations to deal with this issue.In the mid-1980s the deteriorating financial situation in a number of LDCs reached its climax. The ability of the LDCs to service their debts weakened and most of them failed to honour their outstandings.
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    Aid effectiveness in Tanzania: the case of DANIDA aid

    Economic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania, 1996
    This article addresses the challenges posed by the new realities which underpin development aid and assistance, such as decline in aid flows and emphasis on the optimal use of aid.Policy recommendations within this context:Put in place policies and incentives to encourage mobilisation and utilisation of domestic resources (human and capital)Promote self-reliance and encourage

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