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    Globalisation, poverty and inequality in Zambia during the 1990s

    OECD Development Centre, 2000
    Zambia has undergone a dramatic transformation of economic policy during the 1990s. The election in 1991 of the Movement for Multi-party Democracy government saw the introduction of a series of major economic reforms designed to transform the Zambian economy from a relatively inward looking and state dominated economy to an outward oriented economy based upon private enterprise.
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    Social impact of globalisation in Southeast Asia

    OECD Development Centre, 2001
    The paper focuses on four Southeast Asian economies, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines. It looks at the underlying factors explaining the variance between the experience of these countries.
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    Globalization, poverty and inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa: a political economy appraisal

    OECD Development Centre, 2001
    Paper explores the policies and political context underlying the response of African countries to globalisation, with an emphasis on trade liberalisation.African countries have had mixed experiences with globalisation, with some achieving better social outcomes than others.
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    Raising production levels and alleviating poverty in Tanzania's rural areas: challenges of rural transformation

    Economic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania, 2000
    This article suggests that the crucial impetus for promoting agricultural productivity and non-farm employment, in Tanzania, would have to come from a technological transformation of the agricultural sector and rural industrialisation.Policies and strategies to be adopted, in this context:Improve the linkage between policy formulation and policy executionEstablish the minimum
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    Aid, development and democracy in Lesotho, 1966-1996

    Southern African Regional Institute for Policy Studies, Zimbabwe, 1999
    The paper examines historical trends and patterns of aid and unravels its interface with development and democracy in Lesotho. It identifies three different periods and considers the characteristics of each.
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    AIDS in the context of development

    United Nations [UN] Research Institute for Social Development, 2000
    The first section of this paper considers AIDS in the context of widespread and worsening poverty.
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    Foodgrain marketing and food distribution system in relation to achieving food security in Bangladesh

    Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies, 2000
    The study's objectives were:Assessing the availability and quantity of foodgrains in the selected markets in three districts Assessing the temporal and locational variation of prices of foodgrains at different markets (primary, assembly and secondary markets)Understanding the foodgrain marketing systems (the nature and level of integration among the markets); Investigating the
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    Population and environment in Bangladesh

    Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies, 1998
    The paper challenges the simplistic concept of population as an aggregate of consuming units, putting stress increasingly on the natural resources leading to environmental degradation. It argues that the inter-relationship between population and environment is more complex and multi-dimensional.
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    Improving policy analysis and management for poverty reduction in sub-Saharan Africa: creating an effective learning community

    Eldis Document Store, 2000
    Significant 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.
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    Globalization, debt relief and poverty reduction concepts and policies

    City University, London, 2000
    This paper is focussed on contributing towards a fuller understanding of the relationship between debt relief and reduction of poverty in a political economy and historical frame.It unfolds the role of state and non state institutions in initiating, co-ordinating, and practicing bold and innovative measures to reduce the debt burden and fulfil essential human needs while inducing long term stru

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