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Understanding linkages among food availability, access, consumption, and nutrition in Africa: empirical findings and issues from the literatureDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1995By providing new perspectives on linkages between food availability, access, consumption, and nutrition, this report intends to assist policymakers in understanding the nature and extent of relationships among all variables involved in this issue, so as to encourage formulation of more appropriate and sustainable food policies.Document
Structural adjustment and agricultural policy reform in South Africa / Johan Van Rooyen ... [et al.]Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1996This study offers an opportunity to reflect on the accomplishments and challenges of economic reform initiatives undertaken in pre-democratic South Africa.DocumentInternational Water Management Institute, 1997This paper presents a conceptual framework for water accounting and provides generic terminologies and procedures to describe the status of water resource use and consequences of water resources related actions.DocumentInternational Water Management Institute, 1997This report argues that irrigation system rehabilitation planning must take place within a basin context. That is, the impacts of system improvements on other users in the basin must be assessed to avoid creating or aggravating discord over water and to ensure that investments in water resources development give the expected benefits.DocumentInternational Water Management Institute, 1997DocumentInternational Water Management Institute, 1997Data from 29 different studies on irrigation management transfer are drawn together and evaluated to assess the impacts of transfer on various aspects of irrigation system management.DocumentInternational Water Management Institute, 1997To varying degrees, an irrigation management agency may be either financially independent or financially dependent on outside sources for funding. In most dependent cases, it is the government that controls and allocates the level of resources to the agency. Financially independent agencies depend on users for most of their income.DocumentConvention on Biological Diversity, 1997DocumentConvention on Biological Diversity, 1996Drawing on previous research on biodiversity assessment and experience with criteria of forest quality, this paper suggests some principles for developing forest biodiversity indicators. It is important to place biodiversity assessment within a broader framework of forest quality.