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    Microfinance in Post-Conflict Situations:Towards Guiding Principles for Action

    Enterprise and Cooperative Development Department, Social Finance Unit, ILO, 1999
    Offers a framework for implementing microfinance activities in post-conflict situations, given the pre and post-conflict environment. The decisions of stakeholders are guided by their understanding of the situation that shape their objectives and strategies in terms of timing, funding, coordination efforts, design, operational aspects and performance.
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    Capacity assessment and development in a systems and strategic management context

    Management & Governance Network, UNDP, 2000
    These guidelines are designed to help organisations assess and develop the capacities needed for sustainable change. Designed as a suuplement to more methodologically focused manuals/training.They combine lessons from private sector and academic disciplines on strategic management and planning.
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    Learning from clients: assessment tools for microfinance practitioners: draft manual

    Assessing the Impact of Microenterprise Services, USAID, 2000
    The manual was developed by the SEEP Network.
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    Community Initiatives in Urban Infrastructure

    Water Engineering and Development Centre, 1998
    The purpose of this manual is to provide guidance for promoting increased involvement of low income urban communities in the procurement of neighbourhood (tertiary level) infrastructure.
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    Civil Society and the NGOs: defining the nature of the challenge

    Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke, 1999
    Danish INGO looks at arguments for supporting NGO and civil society groups. Reflects critically on the strengths as well as the weaknesses and challenges confronting civil society in the South in particular, based on the experiences of MS in its programme countries in Africa, Asia and Central America.
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    A critical analysis of the Regional Trade Model for Southern Africa (RTMSA): implications for future research

    Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 1998
    Review of the David Evan's paper on the potential sectoral and distributional effects of the formation of the Free Trade Area in Southern Africa.
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    Trade liberalization in China's accession to the World Trade Organization

    Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank, 2001
    This paper forms an initial assessment of some of the likely major implications of the trade reforms involved in China's accession to the WTO. The objectives are two- fold: to assess the implications of the reforms; and to identify areas in which further analysis will be helpful in guiding further reform. This paper begins with a discussion of policy reforms and China's current trade regime.
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    Spreading the word: practical guidelines for research dissemination strategies

    Water Engineering and Development Centre, 1999
    Review of literature and case studies on research dissemination methdods and their impact, with recommendations for researchers and for commisioners of researchRecommendations include: Plan and integrate a dissemination strategy into the life cycle of the research project.
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    A crude awakening: The role of the oil and banking industries in Angola's civil war and the plunder of state assets

    Global Witness, 1999
    Discusses the corrupt use of growing oil revenues and challenges the oil industry, lending banks and the national governments involved to change their policies and to adopt a policy of 'full transparency'.Also available as Word and Text documents at:
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    The Economic Valuation of Mangroves: A Manual for Researchers

    IDRC Economy and Environment Program for Southeast Asia, 1998
    Main components of this Manual are: an introduction to the values of, and threats to, mangrove ecosystems; a theoretical introduction to valuation of the environment; a methodology for the economic assessment of mangrove management options; a qualitative discussion of the possible impacts associated with common development options for mangrove ecosystems; and, two case-study examples from Asi