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- DocumentWorld Intellectual Property Organization, 2000This 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.DocumentOxfam, 2001Examines 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.DocumentInstitutional and Policy Support Team, AU, 2001This 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.DocumentInstitutional and Policy Support Team, AU, 2001This 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.DocumentInstitutional and Policy Support Team, AU, 2000This report describes small-scale participatory research on bovine trypanosomosis with Orma pastoralist communities in Tana River District (Kenya). The research aimed to combine the perspectives of researchers and livestock keepers to identify ‘best bet’ interventions to improve disease control.DocumentPanos Institute, London, 2001Report providing an introductory overview of issues in light of the FAO's gloomy predictions regarding the global target to halve poverty by 2015. With case studies throughout the paper looks at the connection between hunger and poverty and the policies that are supposed to reduce both.DocumentBRIDGE, 2001The best option for sustainable infrastructure services is often to develop the capacity of local community groups to manage and sustain basic infrastructure services themselves on a self-help basis.DocumentBRIDGE, 2001Infrastructure-related employment is traditionally a male preserve. However, in many countries, there are targeted programmes to increase numbers of female employees, which have proved extremely popular with women. In consciously promoting employment opportunities for women, it is important to be aware of the kinds of problems that can arise and the issues that need to be thought through.DocumentBRIDGE, 2001Developing staff commitment, knowledge and skills to effectively mainstream gender in their work is a long-term process and capacity building support will almost always be necessary. Staff are needed with specific responsibility to spearhead, support and sustain their colleagues understanding of and skills in gender mainstreaming.