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- DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Division for the Advancement of Women, 2000The HIV/AIDS epidemic today is not simply a health issue. Its spread and impact cuts across all levels of society causing important consequences for human security.DocumentTransparency International, 1999This annual index is based on seven international surveys of business people, political analysts and the general public and it reflects their perception of corruption in 52 countries. Updated annuallyDocumentWorld Bank, 2001This article explores who controls the world's media.DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Research Institute for Social Development, 2001Five questions central to public sector reform in East and Southern Africa, and consistent with their proclaimed thrust, are addressed in this paper:Has the size of government employment changed since the mid-1980s?Have government functions become more focused on 'core' activities, such as health and education, during this period?Have real wage levels changed?Has accountabilityDocumentInstitute on Governance, 2001The article looks at the present consensus on Public Sector Reform (PSR), and its effect on development.DocumentProgramme for the Study of Economic Organisation and Public Policy, LSE, 1999Analyzes the role of public and private responsibility in the provision of public goods.The paper emphasizes that a typical public good will require many different inputs which raises the possibility of partnerships to exploit comparative advantages of different parties.DocumentFamily Health International, 1996Careful planning of communication projects is necessary for the success of HIV/AIDS prevention programs. This handbook will guide you through the development of behavior change communication (BCC) projects using a strategy developed by the AIDS Control and Prevention (AIDSCAP) Project of Family Health International. The strategy is illustrated by the Communication Pyramid.Document
The group enterprise book: A practical guide for Group Promoters to assist groups in setting up and running successful small enterprisesPeople's Participation, FAO SD Dimensions, 1998Book shows in simple illustrated steps how small enterprises can be developed and run by small groups in rural communities using a participative approach. It is intended for use by Group Promoters (or GPs), extension workers and other rural development staff to help existing groups to set up and run their enterprisesAvailable in English, French or SpanishDocumentManagement & Governance Network, UNDP, 1997Collection of papers/reports from UNDP programmes on methodology for capacity development and institutional strengthening.Includes: training manual for developing capacities for effective governance. With trainee and facilitator workbookscase studies of capactity development from Sierra Leone and Viet Nammethodological reviewsDocumentWater Engineering and Development Centre, 1998The purpose of this manual is to provide guidance for promoting increased involvement of low income urban communities in the procurement of neighbourhood (tertiary level) infrastructure.