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The basic budgeting problem: approaches to resource allocation in the public sector and their implications for pro-poor budgetingOverseas Development Institute, 2001On what basis, and how, are decisions made regarding how public money should be spent? This paper, written by the Centre for Aid and Public Expenditure at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), summarises different budgeting theories, outlining the various different principles and criteria upon which allocation decisions are made.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.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2001Paper addresses the debate that the gap between local priorities and NGO accountability can be wide. It explores a highly informal line of accountability that emerged between an internationally funded NGO and a village community in southern Thailand.DocumentOxfam, 1999OXFAM (UK & I) Kenya was engaged in relief work in Wajir District from September 1996 until October 1998. These interventions were undertaken in response to a series of natural disasters including both the drought of 1996/97 and the El Nino flood of 1998.Document
Restocking and poverty alleviation: perceptions and realities of livestock-keeping among poor pastoralists in KenyaLivestock Development Studies Group, 2001This article investigates the development of decision support tools for pastoral restocking projects.DocumentIDRC Economy and Environment Program for Southeast Asia, 2000To assess how much the cleanliness of the Chao Phraya river is worth to the residents of Bangkok, this study estimates the willingness of Bangkok residents to pay for improved water quality by conducting a contingent valuation survey suggests economic instruments to encourage this willingness to pay, such as user fees, property taxes, and other measures.DocumentSouth Centre, 2000This document presents options for the design and implementation of public-health-sensitive patent policies in developing countries.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2001The link between multilateral rules and the food security of individuals is often indirect, and the data required to forecast the effects of change are often lacking. This Briefing provides a road map from the deliberations in Geneva to the potential effects on the ground.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2001Non-contributory state pensions were introduced in South Africa in 1928.DocumentDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 2001This assessment of three USAID-financed microfinance programs in Uganda centers on the impacts of participation and whom the programs reach. The assessment focuses on the clients of FINCA, FOCCAS, and PRIDE. It covers clients and a non-client comparison group in rural Mbale district, the capital city of Kampala, and Masaka town and its periphery.