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    The Political Feasibility of Adjustment

    OECD Development Centre, 1996
    The political dimension of adjustment was a problem to which relatively little attention was paid until the beginning of the 1990s. Analysts had, of course, been building and testing politico-economic models for over 20 years, but these concerned the developed countries, where the political context is very different.
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    Structural adjustment and Moroccan agriculture: an assessment of the reforms in the sugar and cereal sectors

    OECD Development Centre, 1992
    This paper reviews the process of agricultural policy reforms in Morocco in the 1980's, with particular emphasis on the cereals and sugar sub-sectors.
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    Rural finance and poverty alleviation

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 1998
    Presents information on the credit constraints that poor rural households face, derived from detailed rural household surveys conducted by IFPRI and its collaborators in nine countries of Asia and Africa (Bang ladesh, Cameroon, China, Egypt, Ghana, Madagascar, Malawi, Nepal, and Pakistan).
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    More, But Not Yet Better: An Evaluation of USAID’s Programs and Policies To Improve Girls’ Education

    Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1999
    Report based on five field studies in Guatemala, Guinea, Malawi, Nepal, and Pakistan, a country desk study (Egypt), issue-oriented research on Bolivia and Thailand, and a literature review.Five questions guided the entire project and each country evaluation:What are the best ways to get girls into schools? How can the quality of girls’ education be improved?
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    Specially protected areas in Turkey: the authority for the protection of special areas

    The Authority for the Protection of Special Areas, [Ankara, Turkey], 2000
    This article explores the natural resources of Turkey, which are suffering in the present global environmenatal crisis. To remedy such very complicated problems and obstacles in the region, the governments of the Mediterranean countries approved a Mediterranean Action Plan (MAP) in 1975. Afterwards, together with European Community (EC) the member countries signed Barcelona Convention.
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    Specially protected area management - towards a sustainable resource management and settlement development in Turkey

    The Authority for the Protection of Special Areas, [Ankara, Turkey], 2000
    This article deals with sustainable resource management and settlement development in Turkey.Conclusions:It is beneficial that there is, with regard to protected areas management in Turkey, one central administrative body, APSA the national agency, in charge of managing the all SPAs (Specially Protected Areas) in the territoryAPSA can establish and coordinate its own policies an
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    Growth, governance and poverty: a cross-country analysis

    World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2001
    This paper seeks to discern and evaluate the process by which economic growth leads to poverty alleviation and attempt to identify the role of governance institutions in that process. The article asks 'do institutions matter in determining the poverty performance of economic growth?'.The paper has two primary goals.
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    Growth-equity decomposition of a change in poverty: an application to Iran

    World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2001
    This paper provides a methodology that decomposes the change in poverty into growth and redistribution components.
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    Land reform bulletin [2000-2002]

    Sustainable Development Department, FAO SD Dimensions, 2001
    Articles in this edition develop several areas and introduce specific experiences relating to land reform. The main thread running through the articles is that of change; how we can help to understand what change means and how it can be managed.
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    The politics of revenue sharing in resource-dependent states

    World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2001
    This study reviews the institutional structures that guide the allocation export revenue in developing countries, that are heavily dependent on a few natural resource exports.Paper suggests that conflict around natural resources is largely determined by two issues. First, how uncertain is the distribution of revenue from natural resource exports.

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