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- DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2000Paper reanalyses the household survey data from three out of four surveys carried out in Zambia in the 1990s, in order to chart the evolution of poverty and inequality during that decade.DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Research Institute for Social Development, 1999Looks at six Poverty Asssesments (PAs) conducted by World Bank teams and the way in which gender issues are treated in them (in Ghana, Zambia, Tanzania and Uganda).DocumentOECD Development Centre, 2000Zambia has undergone a dramatic transformation of economic policy during the 1990s. The election in 1991 of the Movement for Multi-party Democracy government saw the introduction of a series of major economic reforms designed to transform the Zambian economy from a relatively inward looking and state dominated economy to an outward oriented economy based upon private enterprise.DocumentOECD Development Centre, 2001Paper explores the policies and political context underlying the response of African countries to globalisation, with an emphasis on trade liberalisation.African countries have had mixed experiences with globalisation, with some achieving better social outcomes than others.Document
Improving policy analysis and management for poverty reduction in sub-Saharan Africa: creating an effective learning communityEldis Document Store, 2000Significant poverty reduction in sub-Saharan Africa cannot be achieved without strong policy analysis and management capacity both in the public sector and civil society at large.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2000Paper questions whether the policy and practice of European donors, or more specifically, members of the European Union (EU), is attuned to the fact that poverty reduction is the most pressing human issue in Zambia today.DocumentPovertyNet, World Bank, 1999Also known as Consultations With The Poor, the report looks at poor people's definition of what comprises a good life, and the role of poverty.DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Research Institute for Social Development, 2001Five questions central to public sector reform in East and Southern Africa, and consistent with their proclaimed thrust, are addressed in this paper:Has the size of government employment changed since the mid-1980s?Have government functions become more focused on 'core' activities, such as health and education, during this period?Have real wage levels changed?Has accountabilityDocumentBRIDGE, 1998Overview of this drop-in centre which provides a range of services for women who have suffered violence, such as a shelter and training and income-generating activities, as well as performing public education and campaigning work.DocumentBRIDGE, 1999This evaluation assesses the development activities of Zambia's Gender in Development Division (GIDD), focusing on past achievements and future challenges, and makes a number of recommendations. Overall, it finds that the majority of GIDD's development activities are having a positive impact, increasing public awareness about gender issues and concern countrywide.