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    Real exchange rate stabilisation and managed floating: exchange rate policy in India, 1993-1999

    Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 2000
    The paper examines the exchange rate management strategy of the Indian central bank after the shift to a floating exchange rate regime in 1993. A policy reaction function tests for its intervention behaviour and finds significant effort to lean against the wind during 1993-99.
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    The political economy of land acquisition and redistribution in Zimbabwe, 1990-1999

    Southern African Regional Institute for Policy Studies, Zimbabwe, 2000
    Paper systematically evaluates the political economy of Zimbabwe's emerging land policy in the 1990s in the context of other land reform programmes in Southern Africa. Looks at: the background to the land reform process in the 1990s the government's consistency in addressing the land question through an empirical evaluation of the outcome of its efforts to identify land to be acquir
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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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