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- DocumentGlobal Trade Analysis Project, 1998Uses a modified version of the GTAP model to analyze the relative role of different forces underlying the compositional changes in world agriculture and food trade in the last 15 years. Attempts to isolate the effects of supply and demand factors as well as changes in transportation costs and trade policy.DocumentAfrica Region Findings, World Bank, 1999Credit Management Services Limited (CMS) was established in 1992 as a subsidiary of Molver and Company, a Zambian accounting company.DocumentFood and Nutrition Division, FAO, 1997Resource book for use in sub-Saharan Africa by teachers of agriculture who wish to introduce into their training programmes aspects of the food chain that are related to food consumption and to nutrition. Designed for use by trainers in preparing their teaching material, it is not intended for direct use by students.DocumentAction Evaluation Project, ARIA Group, 1996Empowerment evaluation is an innovative approach to evaluation. It has been adopted in higher education, government, inner-city public education, nonprofit corporations, and foundations throughout the United States and abroad.DocumentHuman Development Report Office, UNDP, 1999The recent great strides in technology present tremendous opportunities for human developmenbut achieving that potential depends on how technology is used.DocumentHarvard Institute for International Development, Cambridge Mass., 1996One of the key questions in the debates swirling around structural adjustment programs in Africa is their effects on the poor. Have these programs "benefited ... the rural poor disproportionately", as concluded in Adjustment in Africa (World Bank 1994)? The answer for rural families studied over a period of years in Malawi is no.DocumentInternational Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, 1999Decision-support application for planners and policymakers.Document
Family Influences on Zimbabwean Women’ s Reproductive Decisions and their Participation in the Wider SocietyFamily Health International, 1999Explores the roles of husbands and mothers-in-law in reproductive decision-making and women’s participation in development. It addresses the question of whether women and their families believe lower fertility should enable young mothers to engage in activity outside the domestic sphere.Document
Focusing on women works: research on improving micronutrient status through food-based interventionsInternational Center for Research on Women, USA, 1999Synthesis of five studies, undertaken in Ethiopia, Kenya, Peru, Tanzania, and Thailand, included intervention trails and measurement of impacts.The results suggest that it is possible to increase the effectiveness of micronutrient interventions (including Vitamin A, iron, iodine) by increasing women’s active participation in problem solving and by increasing their access to such key resourcesDocumentEuropean Food Security Network / Réseau Européen de Sécurité Alimentaire, 1999Looks at how emergency food reserves might be considered within the Mozambican Government's Food Security and Nutrition Strategy (ESAN).