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Protecting efficient, comprehensive and integrated primary health care: principles and guidelines for inter-governmental contracting/service agreementsHealth Systems Trust, South Africa, 2000The devolution of primary health care delivery to local government means that intergovernmental relations are emerging as a critical issue in the transformation of South Africa’s health system.DocumentSocioeconomic And Gender Analysis Programme, FAO, 1998Purpose of the Handbook is to provide conceptual frameworks, methods and tools which support participatory development planning -- the cornerstone of the SEAGA approach. Targets policy-and decision-makers who work at the international and/or national level; ministry officials, heads of non-governmental agencies or private institutions, who are involved in national or international policy making.DocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 1995Recommendations on methods for encouraging participation in development projectsPart One provides definitions and describes the extent to which we can at the moment answer the questions of why, when and how to encourage stakeholder participation. It explains why participatory approaches are important for a sustainable and effective aid programme.DocumentNatural Resource Perspectives, ODI, 1998India is remarkable not only in the scale of its wastelands, and in the volume of government funds committed to reversing degradation, but especially in the attempt to link environmental improvement and poverty reduction.DocumentFinance and Development, IMF, 1998Purpose of the guide is to support participatory planning of irrigation schemes and the integration of socioeconomic and gender issues in the planning process. The ultimate aim is to improve irrigation scheme performance, while strengthening the position of rural women and disadvantaged groups.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 1998This article outlines some of the features of the 'livelihoods approach' to development, and why these are likely to be more successful in reducing poverty than previous approaches over the past five decades.DocumentNatural Resource Perspectives, ODI, 1999Examines livelihood diversification as a survival strategy of rural households in developing countries. Although still of central importance, farming on its own is increasingly unable to provide a sufficient means of survival in rural areas.DocumentNatural Resource Perspectives, ODI, 2000Aquaculture is often viewed narrowly as intensive culture of salmon and shrimp to provide high value products for luxury markets and is often associated with environmental degradation. The promotion of aquaculture for rural development has had a poor record in many developing countries, especially in Africa.DocumentEthical Trade and Natural Resources Programme, NRI, 1998Examines the contribution ethical trade initiatives can make towards the goal of sustainable rural livelihoods.DocumentInternational Association for the Study of Common Property, 2000Under the socialist regime that prevailed until the start of the 1990s, Mongolia made great progress in improving human development indicators, and poverty was virtually unknown.