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    Central Asian perspectives on 11 September and the Afghan crisis

    International Crisis Group, 2001
    This article dicusses the impact of the military effort on Afghanistan on the five Central Asian nations (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan).The article indicates that:Central Asian countries are resisting what they perceive as their own islamic threattwo decades of conflict in Afghanistan have already had a major impact on Central Asia.
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    The State of The World's Refugees 2000

    United Nations [UN] High Commission for Refugees, 2000
    UNHCR's special 50th anniversary edition report looks at five decades of humanitarian action.
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    Understanding the poverty business interface: experiences from Tanzania

    Resource Centre for the Social Dimensions of Business Practice, UK, 2001
    Uses case studies of five businesses operating in Tanzania explore the poverty business interface.Key lessons include:The core business activities of a successful business can have a positive impact on poverty through the creation of employment, through employment benefits such as medical provision for employees and their families, and through the supply of products and services tailore
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    Value chains

    Resource Centre for the Social Dimensions of Business Practice, UK, 2001
    Looks at the nature and significance of value chains and supply linkages within the agricultural sector, and the importance for poverty reduction of ensuring equity within these.Key lessons emerging from experience include:There is a clear need to go beyond good social performance to have an effectively functioning value chainBuilding networks and creating trust along the supply cha
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    Measuring the impacts of business and poverty

    Resource Centre for the Social Dimensions of Business Practice, UK, 2001
    Report from a discussion, workshop and Tanzania case study. Emerging finding include: The major impact of poverty on business is the way it limits the size of the market for goods and services. Prahalad and Hart talk of ‘transforming the poor into active consumers to participate in and contribute to the sustainable growth of the global market’.
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    Land, people and forests in Eastern and Southern Africa: a study of the impact of land relations upon community involvement in forest future

    Land Rights in Africa, Oxfam, 2000
    Examines the relationship of people’s rights in land to the manner in which they may be involved in the management of forests in Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Namibia, Mozambique, Lesotho and to a lesser degree Botswana and Swaziland.Includes examination of property relations, state power, land reform, recognition of customary rights, the changing nature o
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    Securing customary land tenure in Africa: alternative approaches to the local recording and registration of land rights: report of workshop held at IIED

    Land Rights in Africa, Oxfam, 2000
    Series of papers on land tenure issues including: Piloting local administration of records in Ekuthuleni, KwaZulu-Natal, by Donna Hornby (AFRA, South Africa)Ivory Coast’s Plan Foncier Rural: lessons from a pilot project to register customary rights, by Camilla Toulmin (IIED) Customary land identification and recording in Mozambique, by Chris Tanner Supporting local rights:
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    Report of a donor consultative meeting on land policy issues

    Land Rights in Africa, Oxfam, 2001
    Report on a donor consultative meeting at the World Bank on land policy lessons learned and new challenges for the World Bank’s development agenda. Contains background, areas of donor agreement, outstanding issues and outcomes. The greatest controversy continued to centre around market assisted land reform.
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    Land Reform in the shadow of the State: the implementation of new land laws in sub-Saharan Africa

    Land Rights in Africa, Oxfam, 2000
    Focuses on the problems of implementing new land laws in Africa, with particular emphasis on those in Tanzania, Uganda and South Africa. Includes background, the policy environment, implementors, accommodative non-state land reform, and radical non-state land reform
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    The impact of HIV/AIDS on adult mortality in South Africa

    Medical Research Council, South Africa, 2001
    Demographic projections of the epidemic indicate that HIV/AIDS will cause a rapid change the age and sex pattern of deaths in South Africa.A system to monitor the age pattern has been developed by the Medical Research Council.

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