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- DocumentInstitutional and Policy Support Team, AU, 1991This dissertation has described the development and the nature of both farming systems research and rapid rural appraisal.The article concludes that:participation is a valuable conceptparticipation at the appraisal stage of projects is particularly important, because this is the time when the nature of the organisation of any development should be plannedthere appears to be a drDocument
The need and possible modalities of establishment of community based delivery of veterinary services and inputs in the arid and semi arid areas in KenyaInstitutional and Policy Support Team, AU, 1999This article explores how veterinary services should be provided in African Semi Arid Lands (ASAL) areas.The article finds that:veterinary services have traditionally been offered free, with the Government meeting the costs of drugs, service, disease control and surveillance and employment and deployment of personnel.DocumentAgeing and Life Course (WHO), 2001Project set in four countries in Africa, Zimbabwe, Ghana, South Africa and Tanzania. It aims to identify barriers that prevent older people from providing adequate and fulfilling care to their children dying from HIV/AIDS and, subsequently, to their orphaned grandchildren.DocumentMax Planck Institute for Demographic Research, 2002Free, online, peer-reviewed journal on population sciences. Published by the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research. Articles are in PDF format.DocumentEldis Document Store, 2002This essay examines the course of market reforms—more polemically known as "neoliberalism"—in the four most industrialized countries in Latin America during the final decades of the twentieth century.Through a qualitative investigation of the reform process in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Mexico—the paper challenges the perspective held by many analysts of the reforms who have assumed that norDocumentCenter for Demography of Health and Aging, University of Wisconsin, 2002Weekly email report that helps researchers keep up to date with the latest developments in the field of ageing issues.Available as emailed bulletin, with back issues on web site.DocumentEconomic Education and Research Consortium,, Russian Federation, 2001The paper investigates sources and determinants of long run growth in Armenia concentrating on the growth path during the period of transition to market economy. It evaluates empirical relationships between the rates of growth and total factor productivity growth, physical and human capital accumulation, as well as institutional change and initial conditions.DocumentEldis Document Store, 2002This paper reviews the functions of an international financial architecture before summarizing and evaluating the main institutions of the four historical financial architectures since the mid 19 th century - namely : the classical gold standard (~1870 to 1914), the interwar period of constant revision and drift (1919-1939), the Bretton Woods system (1944~1971), and the post Bretton Woods systemDocumentInternational Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, 2001Preliminary draft that aims to encourage policy discussion on the impact of intellectual property rights on development with particular reference to the TRIPS agreement. The draft paper draws no conclusions but provides a comprehensive summary of issues with particular reference to developing countries.DocumentWorld Bank, 2001Report argues that a country's willingness to integrate into the world economy leads to large benefits for the poorest.The study shows that 24 developing countries that increased their integration into the world economy over two decades ending in the late 1990s achieved higher growth in incomes, longer life expectancy and better schooling.