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HUMANITARIAN EMERGENCIES AND WARLO

Humanitarian Emergencies and Warlord Economies in Liberia and Sierra Leone

Series:
UNU/WIDER Working Papers
20 Nov 1998
Humanitarian Emergencies and Warlord Economies in Liberia and Sierra Leone examines the correlations between humanitarian emergencies and political economies of these failing states. The publication is part of an applied research and policy analysis series on structural changes affecting the deve...
COMMUNITY AND VILLAGE-BASED PROVIS

Community and Village-Based Provision of Key Social Services

A Case Study of Tanzania

Series:
UNU/WIDER Research for Action
20 Nov 1998
Community and Village-based Provision of Key Social Services: A Case Study of Tanzania describes the initial attempts of providing social services undertaken by the Tanzanian government during the early 1970s. It goes on to discuss the economic imbalances and the policies adopted in attempting to...
ZAIRE AFTER MOBUTU: A CASE OF A HU

Zaire after Mobutu

A Case of a Humanitarian Emergency

Series:
UNU/WIDER Research for Action
20 Nov 1998
Zaire after Mobutu: A Case of a Humanitarian Emergency evaluates the sources of vulnerability in Zaire on three levels of analysis. Both state and individual levels of analysis help to point out the broad outlines of macro-level social processes that provide the context for people's actions and b...
DEVELOPMENT AID AND CONFLICT: REFL

Development, Aid and Conflict

Reflections from the Case of Rwanda

Series:
UNU/WIDER Research for Action
20 Nov 1998
Development, Aid and Conflict: Reflections from the Case of Rwanda discusses the relationship between the processes that brought about genocide in Rwanda and the 'development enterprise.' The analysis is multi-disciplinary, drawing on insights from economics, political science, history, anthropol...
INDUSTRIES AND ENFORCEMENT ON ENVI

Industries and Enforcement of Environmental Law in Africa

Industry Experts Review Environmental Practice

8 Jan 1999
Over the years, there has been gradual realization that environmental protection and its rational management are in fact a precondition to development. On the issue of rational management of the environment and natural resources, this publication looks at ten countries inside the African region -...
SADCC PROSPECTS FOR DISENGAGEMENT

SADCC

Prospects for Disengagement and Development in Southern Africa

Series:
Studies in African Political Economy
21 Oct 1998
The Southern African Development Co-ordination Conference (SADCC) comprises nine radically different states and was formed in 1980 with the objective of reducing the region's dependence on apartheid South Africa. SADCC has been subjected to much critical, sceptical and sometimes superficial analy...
COMPENDIUM OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS

Compendium of Environmental Laws of African Countries

Framework Laws and EIA Regulations

18 Dec 1998
This Series contains the full text of the national laws and regulations of the countries of the African region, in the field of the environment. The legislation is reproduced in its original language.
AFRICAN STAT YRBK 1992/93 V2 P4

African Statistical Yearbook 1992 -1993

Vol.II, Part 4 - Central Africa

Series:
African statistical yearbook / Annuaire statistique pour l'Afrique
9 Oct 1998
This publication, which constitutes the fourth part of Volume II, covers the ten countries of Central Africa - Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, and Zaire. The statistics are arranged on a country basis and covers su...
AFRICAN STAT YRBK 1996 V1 P1

African Statistical Yearbook 1996

Vol.I, Part 1 - North Africa

Series:
African statistical yearbook / Annuaire statistique pour l'Afrique
9 Oct 1998
This publication, which constitutes the first part of Volume I, covers the six countries in North Africa - Algeria, Egypt, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Morocco, Sudan and Tunisia. The statistics presented are arranged on a country basis and covers such areas as: population; national accounts; agricult...
COMPENDIUM OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS O

Compendium of Environmental Laws of African Countries

Sectoral Environmental Laws and Regulations

18 Dec 1998
This Series contains the full text of the national laws and regulations of the countries of the African region, in the field of the environment. The legislation is reproduced in its original language.
COMPENDIUM OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS O

Compendium of Environmental Laws of African Countries

Sectoral Environmental Laws and Regulations

5 Feb 1999
This Series contains the full text of the national laws and regulations of the countries of the African region, in the field of the environment. The legislation is reproduced in its original language.
COMPENDIUM OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS O

Compendium of Environmental Laws of African Countries

Sectoral Environmental Laws and Regulations

18 Dec 1998
This Series contains the full text of the national laws and regulations of the countries of the African region, in the field of the environment. The legislation is reproduced in its original language.
COMPENDIUM OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS O

Compendium of Environmental Laws of African Countries

Sectoral Environmental Laws and Regulations

18 Dec 1998
This Series contains the full text of the national laws and regulations of the countries of the African region, in the field of the environment. The legislation is reproduced in its original language.
COMPENDIUM OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS O

Compendium of Environmental Laws of African Countries

Sectoral Environmental Laws and Regulations

18 Dec 1998
This Series contains the full text of the national laws and regulations of the countries of the African region, in the field of the environment. The legislation is reproduced in its original language.
COMPENDIUM OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS O

Compendium of Environmental Laws of African Countries

Framework Laws and EIA Regulations (1997 Supplement to Volume I, 1996 Ed.)

18 Dec 1998
This Series contains the full text of the national laws and regulations of the countries of the African region, in the field of the environment. The legislation is reproduced in its original language. This publication updates the 1996 edition.
LIBERALIZED AND NEGLECTED? FOOD MA

Liberalized and Neglected? Food Marketing Policies in Eastern Africa

Series:
World Development Studies
11 Sep 1998
Analysis of structural adjustment and its impact on the economies of Sub-Saharan Africa has made considerable progress over the last few years. Debate has shown that liberalization alone is not sufficient to restore sustained growth to the region. This publication presents a study on the impact o...
TRADE & DEV RPT 1998

Trade and Development Report 1998

Financial Instability - Growth in Africa

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
23 Oct 1998
A valuable resource for those involved in international business and economic development, the Trade and Development Report 1998 (TDR), issued by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), examines current performance and prospects in the world economy. With the main theme o...
JAPANESE FOREIGN INVESTMENT IN AFR

Japanese Foreign Direct Investment in Africa

8 May 1998
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) from developed countries as well as developing countries is becoming one of the engines of economic growth in Africa. Despite its increasing importance, there are no substantial studies on FDI in Africa explaining the trends and analysing the phenomenon. This volum...
CAUSES CONFLICT PROMOT DURA

The Causes of Conflict and the Promotion of Durable Peace and Sustainable Development in Africa

Report of the United Nations Secretary-General to the Security Council

5 Jun 1998
Africa as a whole has begun to make significant economic and political progress in recent years, but in many parts of the continent progress remains threatened or impeded by conflict. In this publication, Secretary-General Kofi Annan presents an analysis of the sources of conflicts in Africa and ...
ASPECTS METHODOLOGIQ DE LA REFO

Aspects Méthodologiques de la Réforme des Fonctions Publiques Africaines

Le Cas des Pays Francophones au Sud du Sahara

24 Apr 1998
Cette publication contient deux documents techniques présentés à la Réunion sur la réforme administrative en Afrique francophone qui s'est tenue à New-York en juin 1997. Le premier document propose une analyse critique rétrospective des approches utilisées pour améliorer les performances des admi...
PEACE OF TIMBUKTU DEMOCRATIC

Peace of Timbuktu, A

Democratic Governance, Development and African Peacemaking

10 Apr 1998
A Peace of Timbuktu is an exciting story about a crucial subject, peace. This publication offers a frank account of the unfolding of political and civilian conflict in Mali and the efforts to contain it. There is an insightful analysis of which efforts to restore peace were effective and why. Thi...
UN CONCERN FOR PEACE & SECURITY

United Nations Concern for Peace and Security in Central Africa

27 Feb 1998
This publication is a basic reference document which presents a comprehensive overview of the role of the United Nations Standing Advisory Committee on Security Questions in Central Africa since the 1960s. It also addresses the activities in the promotion of arms restraint and confidence-building...
CONSUMER PROTECT FOR AFRICA

Consumer Protection for Africa

Report of the Africa Conference on Consumer Protection

27 Feb 1998
Government officials, consumer protection leaders and experts in the field offer an in-depth discussion in this needed publication. They discuss how best to encourage and assist African countries in their efforts to enact and enforce appropriate policies and legislation on consumer protection wit...
AFRICA IN FIGURES 1996

Africa in Figures

18 Jul 1997
Essential for anyone studying Africa, this publication presents data in two parts: part 1 contains recent demographic, social and economic statistics on Africa versus the world. The graphs show trends over a period of fifteen years or beyond. Part two shows important and frequently consulted stat...
REGIONALIZATION IN SOUTHERN AFRICA

Regionalization in Southern Africa

Series:
World Development Studies
9 May 1997
This state-of-the-art publication offers great insight into the economic, security and environmental regionalization in southern Africa. In utilizing the concept of 'new regionalization'- a change from relative heterogeneity to increased homogeneity, this publication analyzes the regional integra...