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- 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).DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Research Institute for Social Development, 2000This UNRISD paper assesses the role played by women’s movements in the 1990s in the creation and implementation of international agreements related to reproductive and sexual rights.DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Research Institute for Social Development, 1999Looks at the current spectrum of business-NGO relations and how the strategic responses of business and NGOs to sustainable development have evolved.Includes three case studies on protest and partnership initiatives in the forest products, oil (Shell / Nigeria) and sporting goods industries (footballs / Pakistan).Offers thoughts on the preconditions, interactive processes and outcomes of morDocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 1999Examines the restructuring of the auto industry, and in particular the auto components sector in Brazil and India. In both countries, trade liberalisation and changes in auto industry policy led to large nflows of FDI and major changes in auto industry structure in the 1990s.Document
Raising productivity levels and alleviating poverty in Tanzania's rural areas: the case of non-agricultural activitiesEconomic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania, 2000The study is a state of art review on non-agricultural activities and their role in raising productivity and alleviating poverty. The paper aimed at reviewing the literature related to rural non-agriculture activities (RNAs) in Tanzania.DocumentInstitute of Policy Studies, Pakistan, 1997The poverty situation in which we find ourselves in this country is a sad one. Without grueling about whether a particular index of poverty prevails, aggravation by a few points or amelioration by few points, the nature, the extent, the gravity of poverty in Pakistan is alarming: first, morally; then economically as well as politically.DocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 1999The 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]Document
Capital market access, factor demand, and agricultural development in rural areas of developing countries: the case of UgandaEconomic Policy Research Centre, Uganda, 1999An econometric assessment using data from a 1992 survey of 10,000 Ugandan households.DocumentEconomic Policy Research Centre, Uganda, 1997Findings 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 determineDocumentEconomic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania, 1995Looks at ways to foster technological capacity-building in the least developed countries.