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    The Participatory Approaches Learning Study (PALS): overview report

    Department for International Development, UK, 1999
    The Participatory Approaches Learning Study (PALS) examined the potential for increasing stakeholder participation in DFID country programmes. Its recommendations include:Proposals on staff developmentWays to make the Project Cycle Management System more flexible and accountableMeans of making participation a stronger characteristic of DFID itself[Author]
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    Capital market access, factor demand, and agricultural development in rural areas of developing countries: the case of Uganda

    Economic Policy Research Centre, Uganda, 1999
    An econometric assessment using data from a 1992 survey of 10,000 Ugandan households.
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    The potential for community-based management of forest resources in Uganda

    Economic Policy Research Centre, Uganda, 1997
    Findings of a study intended to facilitate an assessment of the feasibility of collective action for redressing forest degradation.The prospects of community-based resource management is hypothesized to depend on people’s attitude towards collective action and their evaluation of the capacity of local institutions to facilitate the functioning of such a management regime, all of which determine
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    Fostering technological capacity building: the case of Ethiopia and the United Republic of Tanzania

    Economic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania, 1995
    Looks at ways to foster technological capacity-building in the least developed countries.
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    The degree of socially sub-optimal individual behavior in collective resource management

    Economic Policy Research Centre, Uganda, 1997
    This technical paper explores the conceptual issues that characterize the major behavioral challenges to collective resource management.
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    An innovative approach to capacity building in Africa: The Economic Policy Research Centre.

    Economic Policy Research Centre, Uganda, 1999
    Examines the role of the Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) in the context of African capacity building programmes.The paper looks at the history of the Centre, how it came into being, the rationale for its existence, and the process of its evolution. Its organisational structure is discussed, as well as its view and practical conceptualisation of the term 'capacity building'.
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    Elimination of interest from the [Pakistan] economy

    Institute of Policy Studies, Pakistan, 2000
    When we are entering the 21st century, we are entering a situation where poverty and affluence co-exist, where distribution of income and wealth is becoming more and more skewed in favor of a few, in favor of certain regions, and globally in favor of certain countries. That is the challenge 21st century has to face.
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    Household food security in Uganda: an empirical analysis

    Economic Policy Research Centre, Uganda, 1999
    This study presents findings of a study on household food security in Uganda. The study had two main objectives. The first objective was to determine the food security status of rural households during the period July 1997-June 1998.
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    Power crisis: beyond blame and blunder

    Institute of Economic Affairs, Kenya, 2000
    Report on a forum held in response to the power crisis in Kenya. Rationing started in September 1999, intensified in May 2000 and rain failure for the second year led to an announcement in June 2000 of a more pronounced regime of power rationing for the whole country.
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    Budgeting for the nation [Kenya]

    Institute of Economic Affairs, Kenya, 2000
    Looks at Kenya's budget practice and process and the new budgeting approach, the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF).Finds that:as an instrument for stimulating or inducing growth Kenya's budgetary process has been a serious failurethis is due to the inappropriate institutional and legal arrangements that govern the processat all stages of the budgeting - formulation, enact

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