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- DocumentEldis Document Store, 2000The paper considers why development cooperation policy has failed to meet the goals it has set itself. It analyzes cooperation policy based on theories of economic policy, which focus on the problem of time inconsistency and the impact of political decisions on economic choices.Document
Improving the operation of urban water supply systems in India: a discussion of unaccounted for waterUS Agency for International Development, 2000Project report from the Indo-US FIRE(D) project which aims to institutionalise the delivery of commercially viable urban infrastructure and services at the state, regional and national levels.DocumentHumanitarian Policy Group, ODI, 2000Examines the idea of coherence between political and humanitarian action which emerged in the aftermath of the Rwandan experience. It analyses the evolution of the concept in the last decade and its implications for the relationship between humanitarian and political action.DocumentIDRC Economy and Environment Program for Southeast Asia, 2000Analyses both positive and negative impacts of farm pesticide use on rice production and farmer’s health.Document
Forest management systems in the uplands of Vietnam: social, economic and environmental perspectivesIDRC Economy and Environment Program for Southeast Asia, 2001Report of project aiming to assess and compare various forest management regimes against different socio-economic, environmental and institutional variables.DocumentOECD Development Centre, 2001Analyses the determinants of intra-African trade (IAT) to assess the potential obstacles to greater sub-regional trade.Finds that infrastructure, particularly poor telecommunication networks and weak transport communications, is a crucial factor hindering intra-Africa trade (IAT)sound economic policies, such as the adoption of Structural Adjustment Programmes (SAP) and good exchange-ratDocumentThe Corner House, UK, 2000Deals with the globalisation of corruption. The article suggests that if corruption is growing throughout the world, it is largely a result of the rapid privatisation (and associated practices of contracting-out and concessions) of public enterprises worldwide.DocumentEnvironment Team, IDS Sussex, 2001This literature review explores the range of writings available concerning pastoral conflict in northern Kenya. It argues that that conflict has grown rapidly in Africa in the least three decades, and pastoral areas are among the most vulnerable. For this reason, there is an urgent need for a stocktaking of contemporary analysis of conflict.DocumentEnvironment Team, IDS Sussex, 2001This literature review explores issues relating to education provision to nomadic pastoralists. Pastoralists are often considered to be educational 'failures' (in terms of enrolment, attendance, classroom performance etc). Despite this, pastoralists manifest high levels of specialisation and sophistication within the diverse activities they engage in as pastoralists.