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    Bridging research and policy

    RAPNet Research and Policy Network, 2001
    This paper reviews some of the existing literature in various disciplines exploring the relationship beteen research and policy, and draws out the implications for both researchers and policy-makers.The paper discusses what is meant by 'policy' and the 'policy process'reviews thinking on policy, presenting alternative models, and setting out a framework for thinking about the int
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    The process of formulating Poverty Reduction Strategies in Thailand

    Thailand Development Research Institute, 2000
    Report from the first phase of a OECD/DAC sponsored project examining national strategies for sustainable development that: reviews the national development strategies since 1960 and the factors explaining the changes in strategies focussing on the growth-oriented strategies and the recent sustainable development strategiesreviews the processes of development, with special emphasis o
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    Pak Mun Dam Case Study

    Thailand Development Research Institute, 2000
    As part of a two-year work programme to review the development effectiveness of large dams, The World Commission on Dams (WCD)commissioned TDRI to lead the case study on Pak Mun dam on the Mun river in Thailand's northeast region.
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    Gender Inequality and Poverty: Trends, Linkage, Analysis and Policy Implications. Part II

    BRIDGE, 1998
    What is the relationship between poverty and gender? In the 1990s, Sida developed a strategy aimed at reducing poverty and promoting sustainable livelihoods. This document gathers all the material that was commissioned by Sida to Bridge (Briefings in development and gender) to support such Sida's strategy over the period 1994-1997.
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    HIV/AIDS and development in the education sector

    Health Economics & HIV/AIDS Research Division, University of Natal, 2000
    The objective of this paper is to describe the underlying problem of HIV/AIDS in the context of education development in Southern Africa, and also to identify opportunities for remedial action and positive enablement.
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    The hidden battle: HIV/AIDS in the family and community

    Health Economics & HIV/AIDS Research Division, University of Natal, 2000
    This paper examines the impact on family and community of the three ‘phases’ in the cycle of illnessand death from AIDS: 1. the illness; 2. the period following immediately after death; and 3. the longer-term aftermath.
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    Economic development in Africa: performances, prospects and policy issues

    United Nations [UN] Conference on Trade and Development, 2001
    Reviews Africa's development in the 1990s and analyses the domestic and external impediments to sustained and rapid growth in Africa.It discusses policy options for enhancing growth and development in Africa in order to meet the objectives set forth by the international community, including that of reducing poverty by half by the year 2015 as contained in the Millennium Declaration.
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    Challenging poverty, vulnerability and social exclusion in Nicaragua: some considerations for poverty reduction strategies

    Coordinadora Civil para la Emergencia y la Reconstrucción, Nicaragua, 2001
    The article considers recent official evidence on the magnitude, distribution and change in the depth of poverty in Nicaragua between 1993 to 1998.Identifies macroeconomic approaches to growth, aid and poverty reduction.
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    Mainstreaming: a Strategy for Achieving Equality between Women & Men. A Think Piece

    BRIDGE, 1996
    The Beijing Declaration and the Platform for Action resulting from the Fourth World Conference on Women provided an internationally agreed upon strategy for gender equality. To contribute to the consolidation of these achievements, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) commissioned a series of discussion papers that cover some of the most important issues.
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    Overview: Gender Equality and Emergency Assistance/Conflict Resolution

    BRIDGE, 1997
    Integrating a gender perspective into the emergency assistance and conflict resolution sector is fundamental to ensure that relief programmes are implemented to include the different needs of women and men and that more equitable gender relations are built at a transition time which may present opportunities for change in social patterns.

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