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Successes and Challenges of Food Market Reform: Experiences from Kenya, Mozambique, Zambia, and ZimbabweFood Security III Cooperative Agreement, Michigan State University, 1999Describes the different food policy courses pursued in recent years by four countries in Eastern and Southern Africa, and documents their differential effects on farmer and consumer behavior.DocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 1999Argues that the UN framework is constructed upon the concept of human rights which acknowledges the entitlements and needs of all people on the basis of their common humanity and the obligations of all governments to respect, protect and promote those rights.Document
Opportunities for Change: response from Friends of the Earth [to UK Government consultation paper on sustainable development policy]Friends of the Earth, 1998DocumentInternational Committee of the Red Cross, 2001Reports on a study aimed at improving its understanding of the specific impact that armed conflict has on women. This study, the final report of which is nearing completion, investigates the needs of women in war, the protection accorded to women by international humanitarian law, and ICRC activities on behalf of women in their worldwide operations.DocumentUS Agency for International Development, 2000Despite their small number, this paper finds that the post-conflict emergence of women's organisations in Cambodia have been contributing to the empowerment of women via vocational training and microcredit programs. They are assisting victims of HIV/AIDS, of domestic violence, and of trafficking and forced prostitution.