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    Survival, change and decision-making in rural households: three village case studies from eastern Morocco

    Gender and Household Food Security, IFAD, 1998
    This document presents the main findings of a study carried out between 1994 and 1995 in three villages in Eastern Morocco - each representative of a different environmental context.
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    Household food security and the role of women: IFAD's experience in Guatemala

    Gender and Household Food Security, IFAD, 1998
    This paper reviews IFAD's activities in Guatemala and analyses their effects on household food security (HFS)and the status of women.
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    Information communication technologies, poverty and empowerment

    Department for International Development, UK, 2001
    Increasingly, questions concerning who will benefit and who will be left out of the ICTrevolution are coming to the fore in policy debates.
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    Operation and maintenance of rural water supply and sanitation systems: a training package for managers and planners

    IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre, 2001
    Training package designed as a guide to facilitators who run courses or workshops on the management of operation and maintenance of rural water supply and sanitation services. It aims to improve the efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability of water supply and sanitation services by highlighting the importance of community participation with the appropriate gender balance.
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    What did Doha accomplish?

    International Intellectual Property Institute, 2001
    This short opinion piece from IIPI is critical of those 'activists' calling for abrogation of patent laws in cases of health crises and particulalrly of their claims of victory in securing the Doha declaration. The author argues that the degree of flexibility in the application of TRIPS remains unchanged by the declaration.
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    Youth and HIV/AIDS: can we avoid catastrophe?

    Center for Communication Programs, Johns Hopkins University, 2001
    To stop the HIV/AIDS epidemic from becoming a catastrophe, prevention strategies must do much more to reach young people right away. Of the over 60 million people who have been infected with HIV in the past 20 years, about half became infected between the ages of 15 and 24. Today, nearly 12 million young people are living with HIV/AIDS.
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    Voices and choices at a macro level

    Participation & Civic Engagement Group, World Bank, 1999
    An interactive learning tool that is designed to support and strengthen participatory processes for the formulation, implementation and monitoring of poverty reduction strategies and other national government strategies.
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    Patent protection and access to HIV/AIDS pharmaceuticals in Sub-Saharan Africa

    World Intellectual Property Organization, 2000
    This paper reviews the TRIPS patent and, in particular, those provisions relevant to the issue of pharmaceuticals and the patent situation in sub-Saharan Africa with regard to the protection of anti-retroviral HIV/AIDS drugs. Patent offices and pharmaceutical companies were surveyed to discover the extent to which anti-retroviral HIV/AIDS drugs were being patented.
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    Bilateralism in intellectual property

    Oxfam, 2001
    Examines the way in which bilateral trade negotiations (Bilateral Investment Treaties and Bilateral Intellectual Property Agreements) are being used by the USA and others to build more extensive protection for intellectual property than that set out in the WTO TRIPS Agreement.
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    The July women's peace crusade

    Institutional and Policy Support Team, AU, 2001
    This article looks at a CAPE inspired innitiative to use women as ambassadors of peace. Pastoralists in East Africa have considerable problem with cattle raiding and cross-border conflict.

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