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- DocumentSouthern African Regional Institute for Policy Studies, Zimbabwe, 2000Examines the three main types of electoral systems, namely single-member plurality, single-member majoritarian and proportional representation in the context of their use in Southern Africa.DocumentSchool of Development Studies, University of Kwazulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa, 2000This paper therefore represents a first attempt at describing and analysing some aspects of Durban's financial scene in the period between 1970-98; it also attempts to come to (at this stage) an impressionistic view of the kinds of development - industrial, commercial and infrastructural - that the local, national and international financial and corporate sectors made possible in this city.TheDocumentEconomic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania, 1998This article explores the current indebtedness of LDCs, policies leading to this situation, current economic difficulties arising in LDCs and policy recommendations to deal with this issue.In the mid-1980s the deteriorating financial situation in a number of LDCs reached its climax. The ability of the LDCs to service their debts weakened and most of them failed to honour their outstandings.DocumentInstitute of Economic Affairs, Kenya, 2000This article discusses the incomplete nature of liberalisation of the petroleum industry in Kenya.Concludes that: The shortages in petroleum products that was common before the period of price decontrols are now non existentThe liberalization process has however been incomplete leaving the National Oil Corporation Of Kenya (NOCK) as both national regulator and active participant inDocumentGlobal Development Network, 2000This paper addresses the transnationalisation of think tank activity and the manner in which these organisations respond to emerging sources of demand in global and regional arenas. The article makes two main observations:Think tank transnationalisation is illustrative of the evolution, diversification and consolidation of civil society organisations generally in global and regional forDocumentDevelopment 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.DocumentSouthern African Regional Institute for Policy Studies, Zimbabwe, 2000The paper examines the process of constitutional transition that has been taking place in Tanzania since 1989 .The paper argues that the single most important problem in Tanzania today is the lack of a clear and demonstrated commitment to democratization reflected in a deliberately hesitant transition strategy.Written before the October 2000 elections, the paper examines the claims of oppositioDocumentUS Agency for International Development, 2000The study provides an overview of how and to what extent the religious, business and media sectors have supported girls' education in developing countries in order to understand their role in and potential for supporting girls' education activities. It categorises sector activities into three areas: policy advocacy, opinion-making and service provision.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.DocumentWorld Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2000This article discusses, in the wake of the recent financial crisis (which has had a particularly severe effect on developing countries) led to wide ranging debate on international financial reform. The article indicates that this debate has led to the need to confront the implications of the huge growth of international capital movements.