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    HIV/AIDS as a human security issue: a gender perspective

    United Nations [UN] Division for the Advancement of Women, 2000
    The 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.
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    Corruption Perceptions Index

    Transparency International, 1999
    This 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 annually
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    Who owns the media?

    World Bank, 2001
    This article explores who controls the world's media.
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    Efficiency, accountability and implementation: public sector reform in East and Southern Africa

    United Nations [UN] Research Institute for Social Development, 2001
    Five 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 accountability
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    The heart of the matter: donors, development assistance, and Public Sector Reform

    Institute on Governance, 2001
    The article looks at the present consensus on Public Sector Reform (PSR), and its effect on development.
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    Public-private partnership for the provision of public goods: theory and an application to NGOs

    Programme for the Study of Economic Organisation and Public Policy, LSE, 1999
    Analyzes 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.
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    How to Create an Effective Communication Project [on HIV / AIDS]

    Family Health International, 1996
    Careful 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.
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    The group enterprise book: A practical guide for Group Promoters to assist groups in setting up and running successful small enterprises

    People's Participation, FAO SD Dimensions, 1998
    Book 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 Spanish
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    Capacity Development Resource Book

    Management & Governance Network, UNDP, 1997
    Collection 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 reviews
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    Community Initiatives in Urban Infrastructure

    Water Engineering and Development Centre, 1998
    The 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.

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