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    Reducing volatility due to natural gas exports: is the answer a stabilization fund for Bolivia?

    Instituto de Investigaciones Socio-Económicas, Universidad Católica Boliviana, La Paz, Bolivia, 2002
    This paper proposes a mechansism for the stabilization of revenues derived from the export of natural gas. It calculates the likely range values for the revenues which Bolivia will derive from natural gas exports as well as the likely range from year to year in a volatile market.
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    International Conference on Financing for Development

    United Nations Department of Public Information, 2002
    United Nations meeting held in Monterrey, Mexico from 18-22 March 2002, a summit-level meeting to address key financial issues related to global development.
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    Good news and bad: the media, corporate social responsibility and sustainable development

    SustainAbility, 2002
    Reviews the track record of the media in covering development and corporate social responsibility stories. Also suggests how non-media businesses can better engage the media.Only the sumary of the report is available onlineThose wishing to receive the full report are required to register with Sustainability at the address given below.
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    The role and effectiveness of development assistance

    World Bank, 2002
    Examines a broad range of evidence on both the successes and failures of development assistance over the past 50 years.
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    Sierra Leone diamond policy study

    Department for International Development, UK, 2002
    Argues that Sierra Leone's diamond industry, if regulated and developed in an orderly fashion, could make a significant economic contribution to Sierra Leone.The principal recommendation is for a new Diamond Act in Sierra Leone, which would complement existing legislation.
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    Social mobility in Latin America

    Instituto de Investigaciones Socio-Económicas, Universidad Católica Boliviana, La Paz, Bolivia, 2000
    This paper proposes a new measure of social mobility, It is based on schooling gap regressions and uses the Fields decomposition to determine the importance of family background in explaining teenagers' schooling gaps. The method is applied to a sample of 18 Latin American household surveys conducted in the late 1990s.
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    Goodbye to projects?: the institutional impacts of a livelihoods approach on development interventions

    Bradford Centre for International Development, UK, 2001
    The adoption of the SLA approach presents challenges to development interventions including: the future of projects; the project cycle; the monitoring and evaluation of interventions; and the development of sector wide approaches and SL programmes instead of, or in addition, to a series of project interventions This collaborative research project aims to explore the notion that without radical
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    Children affected by HIV/AIDS: USAID project profiles

    Children Affected by AIDS, 2001
    This report from USAID provides an overview of some of the major challenges the HIV/AIDS pandemic is posing for the emotional and physical health and well-being of children across the world. The report highlights 62 USAID-funded initiatives implemented in 22 developing countries to support vulnerable childnre and adolescents.
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    Challenges and opportunities to nomadic education: the Sudanese / Eritreans experience

    IEC-DFID virtual and physical conference: Education for Nomads, Pastoralists and Migrant Fisherfolk. International Extension College, 2002
    This paper examines the education opportunities made available for nomadic people (pastoralists) in eastern Sudan and Western Eritrea.
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    Lesson learned in providing basic pre-service teacher training to nomadic pastoral youths: the course at the federal college of education Yola

    IEC-DFID virtual and physical conference: Education for Nomads, Pastoralists and Migrant Fisherfolk. International Extension College, 2001
    This article looks at the background of pre-service courses for teachers among pastoralist communities.The article finds that:the nomadic pastoralists alienation from effective participation in education is largely due to their peculiar way of lifethe teacher supply and retention factor was strongly observed as one of the most critical problems affecting the education of the nomads

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