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- DocumentInstitute of Policy Studies, Pakistan, 1997The poverty situation in which we find ourselves in this country is a sad one. Without grueling about whether a particular index of poverty prevails, aggravation by a few points or amelioration by few points, the nature, the extent, the gravity of poverty in Pakistan is alarming: first, morally; then economically as well as politically.DocumentInstitute of Policy Studies, Pakistan, 2000When we are entering the 21st century, we are entering a situation where poverty and affluence co-exist, where distribution of income and wealth is becoming more and more skewed in favor of a few, in favor of certain regions, and globally in favor of certain countries. That is the challenge 21st century has to face.DocumentInstitute of Economic Affairs, Kenya, 2000Analysis of first quarter allocation and expenditure trends in seven ministries - all considered critical to poverty eradication.DocumentInstitute of Economic Affairs, Kenya, 2000Looks at the phenomena of corruption and its effects, international perceptions of corruption in Kenya and government attempts to address the issue.It discusses the Corruption Perception Index (CPI) and the Bribe Payers Index (BPI) and concludes that the objective quantification of corruption demands that concerted action to be taken against it.The paper focusses on the Kenya Anti-CorruptioDocumentSouthern African Regional Institute for Policy Studies, Zimbabwe, 2000This paper discusses the nature of the land problem in the region and tries to situate the general land reform process in Zimbabwe within a regional context.It examines the four key land problems facing the region the discriminatory and insecure forms of land tenure that are found among variouslandownership regimes the increasingly imbalanced landownership structures and factors unDocumentPakistan Institute of Development Economics, Pakistan, 1999The available literature in Pakistan is generally lacking a critical examination of the issues related to intra-household resource allocation. This black box is due largely to the lack of individual-level data on dietary intake, anthropometric measures, decision-making, time allocation, etc.DocumentEconomic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania, 1995The study on growth potential was contracted to the Foundation by the World Bank as a background paper for the Tanzania 1995 Country Economic Memorandum. The study addressed the potential for broad-based economic growth and the sources of such growth in Tanzania.DocumentEconomic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania, 1997The aim of the study was to identify and analyse the impacts of economic reform programmes and policies on poverty alleviation. In particular it examined how economic reforms impinge on poverty alleviation (directly or indirectly) in Tanzania’s rural and urban settings to the extent allowed by secondary data available.DocumentInstitute of Policy Studies, Pakistan, 1997Any scheme of poverty alleviation will be judged for its impact on the intended clientele group, in the background of the overall government policies and plans, more particularly at the macro level.