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    Trade Liberalisation: What 's at Stake ?

    OECD Development Centre, 1992
    Trade barriers seriously distort patterns of international trade, allocation of resources, and economic growth. The total economic costs of the barriers are estimated to exceed $475 billion per annum. Partial reform, such as envisaged in the Uruguay Round, would yield benefits of $195 billion per annum, of which over $90 billion would accrue to developing and formerly centrally planned countries.
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    Privatisation in Developing Countries: Reflections on a Panacea

    OECD Development Centre, 1992
    Public enterprise privatisation policies have aroused enormous interest during the past decade. The majority of both developed and developing countries, and more recently the countries of Eastern and Central Europe, have launched ambitious programmes for transferring public sector property to the private sector.
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    Managing the environment in developing countries

    OECD Development Centre, 1992
    Environmental policy should be inspired by the recognition that the environment is everyone’s business; all social actors must be involved in environmental management. Policies that implicitly subsidize a wasteful and environmentally destructive use of resources are pervasive: reforms should command a high priority on economic as well as environmental grounds.
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    Adjustment and Equity

    OECD Development Centre, 1992
    Adjustment does not necessarily increase poverty.Adjusting before a crisis reduces social costs.Refusal to adjust and the suspension of imports leads to self-centred underdevelopment, which is socially much more costly. The choice of macroeconomic stabilisation measures is important: the same result can be obtained with higher or lower social costs.
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    Structural adjustment and Moroccan agriculture: an assessment of the reforms in the sugar and cereal sectors

    OECD Development Centre, 1992
    This paper reviews the process of agricultural policy reforms in Morocco in the 1980's, with particular emphasis on the cereals and sugar sub-sectors.
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    Basic guide to using debt conversions

    Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1997
    What are debt conversions? How can they be used to finance projects? In this guide we will look at how those striving to improve the agriculture and environment of Africa can utilize this funding method to accomplish their goals.Target audiences are: Groups working in agricultural research and in conservation can use debt conversion to increase project funding.
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    Cash crop and foodgrain productivity in Senegal : historical view, new survey, evidence, and policy implications

    Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1996
    This research report provides an in-depth understanding of many aspects of Senegalese agricultural policy, its historical impact, and more recent farmer responses to government attempts to recent farmer responses to government attempts to stimulate growth in the agricultural sector.
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    Promoting Farm Investment for Sustainable Intensification of African Agriculture

    Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1996
    Key findings and policy implications discussed in this document—Promoting Farm Investment for Sustainable Intensification of African Agriculture— include the following: Farmers are much more likely to invest in both productivity and land protection when they can produce cash crops.
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    Endowments in Africa: A Discussion of Issues for Using Alternative Funding Mechanisms to Support Agricultural and Natural Resources Management Programs

    Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1996
    Endowments make an indirect, yet major contribution to sustainable development. Setting up an endowment that has credibility within civil soci-ety requires a process that is transparent and highly participatory.
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    Comparative analysis of economic reform and structural adjustment programs in Eastern Africa with emphasis on trade policies

    Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1996
    In view of the potential implications of structural adjustment and economic reform programs for subregional and regional trade, food security, and overall economic growth and stability, this study is a step in the direction of informing Governments in the region and the international community of the status and future of economic reforms, especially trade policy reforms and how they all relate to

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