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- DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Division for the Advancement of Women, 2000The HIV/AIDS epidemic today is not simply a health issue. Its spread and impact cuts across all levels of society causing important consequences for human security.DocumentFamily Health International, 1996Careful planning of communication projects is necessary for the success of HIV/AIDS prevention programs. This handbook will guide you through the development of behavior change communication (BCC) projects using a strategy developed by the AIDS Control and Prevention (AIDSCAP) Project of Family Health International. The strategy is illustrated by the Communication Pyramid.DocumentOpportunities for Micronutrient Interventions Project, 1999DocumentInternational Labour Organization, 1998The Strategies and Tools against social Exclusion and Poverty global programme (STEP) of the International Labour Office (ILO) is active in two interdependent thematic areas: the extension of social protection to the excluded and integrated approaches to social inclusion.DocumentNatural Resource Perspectives, ODI, 1998India is remarkable not only in the scale of its wastelands, and in the volume of government funds committed to reversing degradation, but especially in the attempt to link environmental improvement and poverty reduction.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 1999Examines role of informal safety nets in providing protection against livelihood shocks.Summarises state of knowledge on informal safety nets by reviewing available literature and also reporting on household survey carried out in Malawi in 1999.Key finding is that informal transfers, either between rich and poor or the poor themselves, appear to be declining over time, partly as a general coDocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 2000Aims to inform development policy debates with an improved understanding of migration. The paper starts from the idea that these debates pay too little attention to the contribution of migration to poverty reduction: policies tend to ignore migration, or have the implicit or explicit aim to reduce migration.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2001This paper looks at the question of whether sustainable livelihood approaches have value at the level of overall policy on poverty reduction, and specifically addresses to what extent the approach might be used in support of poverty reduction strategy papers. In looking at the scope for applying the SL approach, the paper emphasises the need to work with existing processes, tools and institutioDocumentNatural Resource Perspectives, ODI, 1999What is poverty – and how it can best be addressed – are central questions at conceptual and practical levels in international development. Increased donor commitment to tackling poverty has made the search for answers more urgent.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 1998This article outlines some of the features of the 'livelihoods approach' to development, and why these are likely to be more successful in reducing poverty than previous approaches over the past five decades.