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    The mobilising potential of anti-poverty programmes

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2000
    Paper aims to develop a set of concepts and a language to help understand better how "external agencies" could contribute to the (collective) empowerment of poor people through the ways in which they design, organise, and implement anti-poverty programmesThe authors argue for the adoption of indirect methods of encouraging the poor to mobilise politically around pro-poor agendas and movements.
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    Supply responses of West African agricultural households: implications of intrahousehold preference heterogeneity

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 1999
    Paper illustrates how an intrahousehold approach can contribute to a better understanding of microeconomic allocation decisions and policy impacts.
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    Early childhood nutrition and academic achievement: a longitudinal analysis

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 1999
    This paper investigates the nutrition-learning nexus using a unique longitudinal data set, which follows a large sample of Philippine children from birth until the end of their primary education.Finds that malnourished children perform more poorly in school, even after correcting for the effects of unobserved heterogeneity both across and within households.
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    Poverty, inequality and growth in Zambia during the 1990s

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2000
    Paper reanalyses the household survey data from three out of four surveys carried out in Zambia in the 1990s, in order to chart the evolution of poverty and inequality during that decade.
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    The political economy of war: an annotated bibliography

    Overseas Development Institute, 2000
    This bibliography is intended to be a guide to the expanding literature on the political economy of war and is directed particularly at humanitarian agencies.
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    Increasing the nutritional impacts of agricultural interventions

    Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project, 1999
    Study provides information on program and policy options. The findings and recommendations are based on an extensive review of the literature as well as interviews with researchers, USAID managers and other development and donor organizations.
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    Measuring household food consumption: a technical guide

    Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project, 2005
    This guide was developed to systematise information on monitoring and evaluating impacts of food security and household nutrition project interventions. The guide describes the process and procedures for collecting information to assess the food-intake requirements of a household and a step-by-step analysis of the food consumed.
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    Water and Sanitation Indicators Measurement Guide

    Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project, 1999
    The purpose of the guide is to facilitate the consistent measurement of a set of generic performance indicators for results reporting to USAID.USAID will then use these in its own reports on the impact of food aid on global development to Congress and the American public.The paper covers:Impact indicators for measuring water and sanitation-related program performance: definitions, ca
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    Gender in the World Bank's poverty assessments: six case studies from Sub-Saharan Africa

    United Nations [UN] Research Institute for Social Development, 1999
    Looks 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).
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    Reproductive and sexual rights: charting the course of transnational women's NGOs

    United Nations [UN] Research Institute for Social Development, 2000
    This 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.

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