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- 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.DocumentFood and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project, 1999Study provides information on program and policy options. The findings and recommendations are based on an extensive review of the literature as well as interviews with researchers, USAID managers and other development and donor organizations.DocumentFood and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project, 1999The purpose of the guide is to facilitate the consistent measurement of a set of generic performance indicators for results reporting to USAID.USAID will then use these in its own reports on the impact of food aid on global development to Congress and the American public.The paper covers:Impact indicators for measuring water and sanitation-related program performance: definitions, caDocument
Raising productivity levels and alleviating poverty in Tanzania's rural areas: the case of non-agricultural activitiesEconomic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania, 2000The study is a state of art review on non-agricultural activities and their role in raising productivity and alleviating poverty. The paper aimed at reviewing the literature related to rural non-agriculture activities (RNAs) in Tanzania.Document
Capital market access, factor demand, and agricultural development in rural areas of developing countries: the case of UgandaEconomic Policy Research Centre, Uganda, 1999An econometric assessment using data from a 1992 survey of 10,000 Ugandan households.DocumentEconomic Policy Research Centre, Uganda, 1997Findings of a study intended to facilitate an assessment of the feasibility of collective action for redressing forest degradation.The prospects of community-based resource management is hypothesized to depend on people’s attitude towards collective action and their evaluation of the capacity of local institutions to facilitate the functioning of such a management regime, all of which determineDocumentInstitute of Economic Affairs, Kenya, 2000Report on a forum held in response to the power crisis in Kenya. Rationing started in September 1999, intensified in May 2000 and rain failure for the second year led to an announcement in June 2000 of a more pronounced regime of power rationing for the whole country.