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Zimbabwe food security success story: maize market reforms improve access to food even while government eliminates food subsidies (MSU)Food Security III Cooperative Agreement, Michigan State University, 1999Document
Successes and Challenges of Food Market Reform: Experiences from Kenya, Mozambique, Zambia, and ZimbabweFood Security III Cooperative Agreement, Michigan State University, 1999Describes the different food policy courses pursued in recent years by four countries in Eastern and Southern Africa, and documents their differential effects on farmer and consumer behavior.Document
Opportunities for Change: response from Friends of the Earth [to UK Government consultation paper on sustainable development policy]Friends of the Earth, 1998DocumentGendernet, World Bank, 1999Designed to provide tools and know-how to Bank Task Managers in integrating gender issues into their work. They should also be of use to development practitioners outside the Bank. They contain ready-to-use material, including a range of tools for gender analysis and practical “how-to” strategies collected from program and project experience around the world.DocumentNatural Resource Perspectives, ODI, 1998Large numbers of rural households in Africa continue to generate some of their income from forest product activities. However, much of this involvement is in labour intensive low return activities that help to provide the poor with an income safety net, but which decline once better alternatives become available.DocumentNatural Resource Perspectives, ODI, 2000This paper examines the current wave of land tenure reform in eastern and southern Africa. It discusses how far tenure reform reflects a shift in powers over property from centre to periphery. A central question is whether tenure reform is designed to deliver to rural smallholders greater security of tenure and greater control over the regulation and transfer of these rights.Documentid21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2001Have micro-credit programmes succeeded in meeting the needs of the poor? Are non-governmental organisations (NGOs) such as aid charities or private credit unions, better than governments at reducing poverty by bankrolling grassroots enterprise?