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- DocumentInternational Association for the Study of Common Property, 2000Under the socialist regime that prevailed until the start of the 1990s, Mongolia made great progress in improving human development indicators, and poverty was virtually unknown.Document
Concept note. Reinforcement of pastoral civil society in East Africa: a programme of capacity building and participatory action-researchDrylands Programme, IIED, 2001This concept note explores initiatives aiming at supporting pastoral civil society in East Africa.The goals of the initiative include:create conditions such that pastoral groups can play a more effective and visible role in the design and implementation of policies to improve their livelihoodscreation of a vibrant, accountable and effective pastoral civil society movement capable ofDocumentSocioeconomic And Gender Analysis Programme, FAO, 1998The Field Level Handbookis written for field workers: extensionists, government and non-government field workers, private- and public-sector development consultants, community organisers and leaders of local groups and institutions.Handbook assists these agents who work directly with local communities in the participatory identification of the needs and priorities of local men and women , using thDocument
A development co-operation manual for non-governmental organisations [for partnerships between NGOs and Finland's development agency]Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Department for International Development Cooperation / FINNIDA, 2005Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) play an important role in Finnish Development Co-operation. NGOs provide Finnish citizens with a platform to actively co-operate with southern hemisphere organisations and develop people-to-people networks. This manual aims to give clear guidelines on how to apply for NGO support from Finland's Ministry for Foreign Affairs.Document
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.DocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 1999Argues that the UN framework is constructed upon the concept of human rights which acknowledges the entitlements and needs of all people on the basis of their common humanity and the obligations of all governments to respect, protect and promote those rights.Document
Opportunities for Change: response from Friends of the Earth [to UK Government consultation paper on sustainable development policy]Friends of the Earth, 1998DocumentInternational Committee of the Red Cross, 2001Reports on a study aimed at improving its understanding of the specific impact that armed conflict has on women. This study, the final report of which is nearing completion, investigates the needs of women in war, the protection accorded to women by international humanitarian law, and ICRC activities on behalf of women in their worldwide operations.DocumentUS Agency for International Development, 2000Despite their small number, this paper finds that the post-conflict emergence of women's organisations in Cambodia have been contributing to the empowerment of women via vocational training and microcredit programs. They are assisting victims of HIV/AIDS, of domestic violence, and of trafficking and forced prostitution.