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- DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2000What are the key constraints to improving forest based livelihoods within the forest sector? What are the key relationships that provide the institutional context in which forest based livelihoods operate? Hobley and Shields focus on a forestry project in Karnataka, India to illustrate the processes and problems of supporting livelihood change in the forestry institutional environment.DocumentLegal Office, FAO, 1999Review and analysis of national legislation believed to be representative of the available choice of mechanisms or options and illustrative of emerging best practices and attendant issues.Document
Land ownership and foreigners: a comparative analysis of regulatory approaches to the acquisition and use of land by foreignersLegal Office, FAO, 1999Foreign ownership of land has historically been a sensitive political issue,and measures to regulate or restrict the practice in one form or another have figured prominently in national land laws. The study by Hodgson, Cullinan and Campbell provides an overview of the various regulatory approaches that have been devised to deal with this issue.Document
Achieving Schooling For All: Budgetary Expenditures on Education in Sub-Saharan Africa and South AsiaInstitute of Development Studies UK, 1998Analyses public spending on education in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia over recent years, with a particular focus upon primary schooling. It identifies regional expenditure trends since 1980, and provides more detailed comparative data for selected countries over the 1990-95 period.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 1999Investigates the causes of the decline in rural poverty in India and particularly to determine the specific role that government investments have played. The re search aims to quantify the effectiveness of different types of government expenditures in contributing to poverty alleviation. Such in formation can assist policymakers in targeting their investments more effectively to reduce poverty.DocumentDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 2000Practical manual aiming to help development agency field officers anticipate and effectively deal with the myriad issues and challenges that arise as they design and manage election assistance programs in transitional environments.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2000Aims to catalogue the numbers of deaths caused by famines and to review explanations of why these famines occured, by:Compiling excess mortality estimates from over 30 major famines and assesses the success of some parts of the world - China, the Soviet Union and more recently India and Bangladesh - in apparently eradicating mass mortality food crises.DocumentSwedish International Development Cooperation Agency, 1999Document recommends a strategy for the role of ICT in Swedish development cooperation. This report presents a view of how the ICT revolution can and ought to influence Swedish development cooperation and identifies critical and suitable areas for ICT involvement. A possible action agenda for Swedish international cooperation is proposed.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 1999Increasing international flows of trade and capital are too often seen as a major cause of widening gaps in living standards between populations in the North and the South or within these regions.