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    Viet Nam: Children and Women: A Situation Analysis, 2000

    Implementing the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) are mutually reinforcing and mutually dependant.
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    Transformation of middle eastern natural environments: legacies and lessons

    Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, 1998
    Collection of papers looking at environmental change resulting from human interactions with nature in the middle east.
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    Social technology and human health

    Human Development Report Office, UNDP, 2001
    Exploring the relationship between technology and health this paper argues that technology itself will do little to benefit human health without the complex processes of development and distribution that give access to that technology.
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    Micro-finance strategy for pastoral risk management

    Sustainable Development Department, FAO SD Dimensions, 2001
    This study forms a preliminary study into the potential role of pastoral micro-finance within a pastoral risk management strategy in a Mongolian context.
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    Educating nomadic herders out of poverty?: response to Saverio Krätli's World Bank paper

    Save the Children Fund, 2001
    This article poses several questions, which the author contends underpin discussions concerning pastoralism and education:who should decide what kind of lives people should lead?what is the prerequisite for people to be able to have a choice in deciding their own lives?could education have anything to do with this?This report is critical of Kratli's report for:f
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    Gender and women's studies in Malawi: a national database 1980-2000

    Sustainable Development Networking Programme, Malawi, 2000
    Database presents materials on gender and women studies in Malawi:- books, dissertations, journal articles, research reports, seminar papers, conference and workshop proceedings as well as directories and bibliographies covering the period 1980-2000.
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    At the cutting edge: UK clothing retailers and global sourcing

    Danish Institute for International Studies, 2001
    This paper examines the implications for developing country producers of changes in UK retailers’ global sourcing practices.
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    Catastrophic shifts in ecosystems

    Wageningen University, Netherlands, 2001
    Evidence suggests that major ecosystems can shift to alternative and contrasting stable states depending on environmental conditions. The authors propose a theoretical model for these shifts.
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    Transgenic DNA introgressed into traditional maize in Oaxaca, Mexico

    GE Food Alert Campaign Centre, 2001
    Samples of native landraces of maize from two remote locations in Southern Mexico were tested along with a local commercial sample and seeds collected in the same area in 1971.
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    Violence against civilians in civil wars: looting or terror?

    World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2001
    This paper analyses the hypothesis that terrorising the civilian population plays a military role.