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- DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 1999Investigates the causes of the decline in rural poverty in India and particularly to determine the specific role that government investments have played. The re search aims to quantify the effectiveness of different types of government expenditures in contributing to poverty alleviation. Such in formation can assist policymakers in targeting their investments more effectively to reduce poverty.DocumentDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 2000Practical manual aiming to help development agency field officers anticipate and effectively deal with the myriad issues and challenges that arise as they design and manage election assistance programs in transitional environments.DocumentWorld Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 1999Social Funds (SFs) have proven to be no panacea.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2000Paper reanalyses the household survey data from three out of four surveys carried out in Zambia in the 1990s, in order to chart the evolution of poverty and inequality during that decade.DocumentInstitute of Economic Affairs, Kenya, 2000Report on a forum held in response to the power crisis in Kenya. Rationing started in September 1999, intensified in May 2000 and rain failure for the second year led to an announcement in June 2000 of a more pronounced regime of power rationing for the whole country.DocumentInstitute of Economic Affairs, Kenya, 2000Looks at Kenya's budget practice and process and the new budgeting approach, the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF).Finds that:as an instrument for stimulating or inducing growth Kenya's budgetary process has been a serious failurethis is due to the inappropriate institutional and legal arrangements that govern the processat all stages of the budgeting - formulation, enactDocumentInstitute of Economic Affairs, Kenya, 2000Analysis of first quarter allocation and expenditure trends in seven ministries - all considered critical to poverty eradication.DocumentInstitute of Economic Affairs, Kenya, 2000Looks at the options open to Kenya after the withdrawal of Lome privileges.DocumentInstitute of Economic Affairs, Kenya, 2000Looks at the phenomena of corruption and its effects, international perceptions of corruption in Kenya and government attempts to address the issue.It discusses the Corruption Perception Index (CPI) and the Bribe Payers Index (BPI) and concludes that the objective quantification of corruption demands that concerted action to be taken against it.The paper focusses on the Kenya Anti-CorruptioDocumentEconomic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania, 1997The paper put forward the following main observations: The Tanzania economy so far has achieved modest growth recovery, price stability, improved consumer choice and enhanced civil liberties. However, high dependence on aid, deterioration of public services, low investment and institutional decay were noted.