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    Social funds in stabilization and adjustment programmes

    World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 1999
    Social Funds (SFs) have proven to be no panacea.
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    Global science, global policy: local to global policy processes for soils management in Africa

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2000
    The 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.
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    Sustaining Trade and Exchange Rate Reform in Africa: Lessons for Macroeconomic Management

    Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 2000
    Over 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.
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    Poverty, inequality and growth in Zambia during the 1990s

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2000
    Paper 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.
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    Increasing the nutritional impacts of agricultural interventions

    Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project, 1999
    Study 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.
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    Water and Sanitation Indicators Measurement Guide

    Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project, 1999
    The 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, ca
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    Raising productivity levels and alleviating poverty in Tanzania's rural areas: the case of non-agricultural activities

    Economic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania, 2000
    The 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.
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    Capital market access, factor demand, and agricultural development in rural areas of developing countries: the case of Uganda

    Economic Policy Research Centre, Uganda, 1999
    An econometric assessment using data from a 1992 survey of 10,000 Ugandan households.
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    The potential for community-based management of forest resources in Uganda

    Economic Policy Research Centre, Uganda, 1997
    Findings 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 determine
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    Power crisis: beyond blame and blunder

    Institute of Economic Affairs, Kenya, 2000
    Report 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.

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