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Improving policy analysis and management for poverty reduction in sub-Saharan Africa: creating an effective learning communityEldis Document Store, 2000Significant poverty reduction in sub-Saharan Africa cannot be achieved without strong policy analysis and management capacity both in the public sector and civil society at large.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2000Paper questions whether the policy and practice of European donors, or more specifically, members of the European Union (EU), is attuned to the fact that poverty reduction is the most pressing human issue in Zambia today.DocumentPovertyNet, World Bank, 1999Also known as Consultations With The Poor, the report looks at poor people's definition of what comprises a good life, and the role of poverty.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 accountabilityDocumentBRIDGE, 1998Overview of this drop-in centre which provides a range of services for women who have suffered violence, such as a shelter and training and income-generating activities, as well as performing public education and campaigning work.DocumentBRIDGE, 1999This evaluation assesses the development activities of Zambia's Gender in Development Division (GIDD), focusing on past achievements and future challenges, and makes a number of recommendations. Overall, it finds that the majority of GIDD's development activities are having a positive impact, increasing public awareness about gender issues and concern countrywide.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 1994What is the present state of gender relations in Zambia' Has economic recession and adjustment impacted differently on women and men' Like many countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, Zambia has adopted structural adjustment and liberalisation measures in order to pull itself out of severe economic recession.DocumentSwedish International Development Cooperation Agency, 1993Household poverty and household food insecurity in Zambia has increased significantly since 1980, particularly among rural and female headed-households. This is largely a result of the economic deterioration suffered in the country.