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- DocumentSchool of Economics and Commercial Law, Göteborg University, Sweden, 2002Globalisation or market integration in Sub-Saharan Africa is closely linked to the structural adjustment programmes.DocumentSchool of Economics and Commercial Law, Göteborg University, Sweden, 2002The paper investigates the poverty impact of growth in Ethiopia by analysing panel data covering the period 1994 to 1997, a period of economic recovery driven by good weather, peace, and much improved macro economic management.Unlike most developing countries, urban and rural poverty in Ethiopia are not significantly different from each other.DocumentGender, Citizenship and Governance, 2001This guide, produced by SNV is intended as an overview of the literature and websites on gender and governance processes, underlining strategies and best practices. Special emphasis is given to local governance in the region of West Africa, as it serves as a base for pilot projects concerning gender and local governance in this region.Appendixes include an annotated bibliography, and furtherDocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2002The effects of trade on women varies depending on their educational level, their family circumstances and their tasks within households. What is the gender impact of promotion of non-traditional agricultural exports in Zambia? And that of tariff reduction?DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2001Using a literature review of existing theory and practice in decentralisation this paper (prepared for IDRC) reviews the most recent wave of African decentralisations to determine whether the new language of democratisation, pluralism and rights is being translated into law and practice.The author finds that, although little empirical research has been done, first indications are that there areDocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2002This paper, published by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), suggests that aid donors should engage more actively with the national elites of developing countries in defining anti-poverty strategies. It argues that this does not depend on those elites being altruistic or especially “pro-poor”.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2002This Institute of Development Studies (IDS) working paper examines the impact of different financing regimes on the delivery of reproductive health services in low and middle income countries.Document
The struggle to develop regional industry policy: the role of the plastics and auto sectors in the Regional Chamber of ABC, São PauloInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2002Focuses on the importance of local or regional policy networks. The question, asking whether conducting local or regional industrial policy is possible where local enterprises are part of a global production system.The ABC region of São Paulo provides a good opportunity for testing this proposition.DocumentUnited Nations Children's Fund, 2002This UNICEF report looks at the financial investments needed to free children from poverty and meet targets set under the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The report focuses on the investments needed by governments and international organisations in health, education, and water and sanitation to secure the well-being of children.DocumentUnited Nations Children's Fund, 2002Governments, as well as international institutions, must be held accountable for their leadership in putting the rights and well-being of children above all other concerns.The 2002 issue of UNICEF's The State of the World's Children, focuses on issues of leadership and, indeed calls for leadership from all continents and all sectors of society.