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- DocumentInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2000This paper analyses the way in which certain soil fertility policies have evolved, and how stakeholders perceive them.DocumentDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 2000The ex-Soviet Eurasian and ex-socialist East European countries are undergoing what has been called economic and political transition. This article explores the sorts of changes that are required in order for this transition to be successful.DocumentDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 2001This manual is written as briefing for USAID natural resource and environmental program officers, as well as for their host-country counterparts and other colleagues working on issues related to forestry.The report has two main objectives:To synthesize existing information regarding the relationship between forest resources and carbon, as it relates to the issue of climate changeToDocumentEldis 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.