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- DocumentDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1997This concept paper proposes (a) market-driven farm and off-farm entreprenerial options that could take advantage of Zimbabwe's Economic Structural Adjustment Programme (ESAP) achievements, thus leading to the creation of indigenous oriented economic growth, and (b) em-powerment of the small and medium scale private enterprises to create an enabling environment conducive for equitable growth of thDocumentDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1994DocumentDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1993This report presents abstracts of 150 key publications drawn from recent literature (post 1982). The objective is to provide an overview of NGO activities in the field of natural resource management in Africa, and highlight those issues that are of critical importance to enhancing the institutional capacities of these organizations.DocumentOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 1997DocumentConsultative Group to Assist the Poorest, 1998Presents a series of questions MFI managers should ask themselves about allocating costs and assets among costs centers. Using examples from the field and a hypothetical case called Microfem, the paper explores alternative answers to these questions and considers the implications of cost allocation for the financial statements of multi-service MFIs using a non-integrated approach.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 1998Iimportant changes need to be made in the international monetary system as a whole – and in recipient country policies – to avoid costly crises, as well as to manage them better if they do occur.DocumentConsultative Group to Assist the Poorest, 1999This FOCUS Note emanated from CGAP's Secretariat fielding the same questions from numerous micro-finance practitioners world wide: "How do the Member Donors of CGAP fund micro-finance institutions?DocumentConsultative Group to Assist the Poorest, 1997This note seeks to inform policymakers and other government officials about the process of transformation of the Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI) unit desa (or village banking) system, and identify key factors that led to the birth of a successful micro-finance institution.Document
Key Findings from Qualitative and Quantitative Research Among the Public and Opinion Leaders [on attitudes to development policy / development aid]: summaryDepartment for International Development, UK, 1996The objcetives of the consultation process which is reported on were: To explore existing attitudes and prejudices to Britain's overseas development programme To understand how language and communications relating to international development currently work, and might be improved To pre-test new concepts and identify approaches that achieve real domestic resonanceDocument
Improving the quality of teaching and learning through community participation: achievements, limitations and risks: early lessons from the schooling improvement fund in GhanaDepartment for International Development, UK, 1998Paper makes three main points. The first refers to the SIF’s focus on community participation. Despite some early signs of progress in increasing community commitment to school ownership, there are design shortcomings in the scope of participatory activities undertaken and in an appreciation of the practical and institutional barriers to achieving more extensive community empowerment.