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- DocumentGlobal 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.DocumentWorld Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2001This article aims identify the 'root causes' of complex humanitarian emergencies and means of avoiding such emergencies.What conditions cause such emergencies?DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2000This paper explores the implications for health policy of the segmentation of society into social groups with very different levels of income and wealth.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2001Armed conflict is arguably now the single most important determinant of poverty in Africa; certainly of the concentrated forms of poverty that develop when populations are displaced, livelihoods vanish and safety networks break down.DocumentMcGann Associates, 2001The article emphasises the remarkable proliferation of think tanks. This proliferation has been propelled by many factors. These include:Growing demand for information and analysis. In an increasingly complex, interdependent and information-rich world, governments and individual policy makers face the common problem of bringing expert knowledge to bear in governmental decision making.