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ASIA PACIF DEV JRNL V10 #2 12/2003

Asia-Pacific Development Journal Vol.10 No.2, December 2003

Series:
Asia-Pacific Development Journal
28 May 2004
The Asia-Pacific Development Journal analyzes development issues and problems relevant to the Asia-Pacific region. This particular issue, covers foreign direct investment, manufacturing sectors in ASEAN countries, human resource development, globalization and economic reform, and the impact of fo...
TRANSPORT & COMMUNIC BULL #73

Transport and Communications Bulletin for Asia and the Pacific

Private Sector Participation in the Transport Sector - Policy Measures and Experiences in Selected Countries, No.73

5 Dec 2003
The main objectives of the Bulletin are to provide a medium for the sharing of knowledge, experience, ideas, policy options, and information on the development of transport infrastructure and services in the Asian and Pacific region; to stimulate policy-oriented research; and to increase awarenes...
TRANSPORT & COMMUNIC BULL #72

Transport and Communications Bulletin for Asia and the Pacific

Private Sector Participation in the Transport Sector - Institutions in the ESCAP Region, No.72

5 Dec 2003
The main objectives of the Bulletin are to provide a medium for the sharing of knowledge, experience, ideas, policy options, and information on the development of transport infrastructure and services in the Asian and Pacific region; to stimulate policy-oriented research; and to increase awarenes...
MANAGING GLOBALIZATION IN SELECTED

Managing Globalization in Selected Countries with Economies in Transition

11 Jun 2004
This publication is a compilation of country assessment studies carried out under the project entitled, ‘Capacity-building of ESCAP member States for managing globalization’. It examines the salient features, issues and problems of the globalization process emerging in select Asian countries with...
INTEGR ECON & ENVIRO POLICIES PACI

Integrating Economic and Environmental Policies

The Case of Pacific Island Countries

Series:
Development Papers
3 Nov 2005
Countries have increasingly recognized that integration of economic and environmental considerations is an imminent challenge in formulating effective sustainable development policies. This volume addresses this challenge for the Pacific island countries and their unique and fragile environment. ...
RURAL DEV POVERTY SOUTH ASIA

Rural Development and Poverty in South Asia

Series:
Development Papers
11 Jun 2004
This paper discusses efforts to promote rural development in the countries of South Asia whose economies remain heavily dependent on their agricultural production. The report also examines the impact of rural development on poverty and analyzes the future prospects of rural development in South A...
TRANSIT TRANSPORT ISSUES IN LANDLO

Transit Transport Issues in Landlocked and Transit Developing Countries

Series:
Landlocked Developing Countries
5 Dec 2003
Owing to geographic and other related attributes, landlocked developing countries are confronted with a range of special constraints that inhibit their full participation in the globalization process. Asia and the Pacific region is home to 12 of the world’s 30 landlocked developing countries. Thi...
BULLETIN ON ASIA PAC PERSP 2003/04

Bulletin on Asia-Pacific Perspectives 2003-2004

Asia-Pacific Economies, Maintaining Dynamism

11 Jun 2004
Bulletin on Asia-Pacific Perspectives 2003-2004’ provides an assessment of the most recent developments in the global economy and their impact and implications for various economies or groups of economies within the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) region. It also l...
POVERTY ALLEVIATION THROUGH SUSTAI

Poverty Alleviation through Sustainable Tourism Development

5 Dec 2003
There is growing recognition worldwide of the essential role tourism can play in reducing poverty and promoting sustainable development, especially in developing economies. This manual provides government officials with practical information on the planning and management of sustainable tourism ...
5TH ASIAN & PACIFIC POPULAT CONF

Fifth Asian and the Pacific Population Conference

Report and Plan of Action on Population and Poverty

Series:
Asian Population Studies Series
5 Dec 2003
This publication presents the report and plan of action that resulted from the Fifth Asian and Pacific Population Conference held in Bangkok in 2002. It will be a valuable resource for all those interested in learning more about population and development issues in Asia and the Pacific and nation...
ASIA PACIF POP JRNL V18 #3 2003

Asia-Pacific Population Journal, Vol.18, No.3, September 2003

Series:
Asia-Pacific Population Journal
11 Jun 2004
Issued quarterly, the Asia-Pacific Population Journal is an invaluable resource containing opinions and analysis by experts on important issues related to population. It provides a medium for the international exchange of knowledge, experience, ideas, technical information and data on all aspects...
ASIA PACIF POP JRNL V18 #2 2003

Asia-Pacific Population Journal, Vol.18, No.2, June 2003

Series:
Asia-Pacific Population Journal
5 Dec 2003
Issued quarterly, this journal is an invaluable resource containing opinions and analyses by experts on critical issues related to population. It provides a medium for the international exchange of knowledge, experience, ideas, technical information, and data on all aspects of population. The ar...
STAT INDICATORS ASIA PACIFI V33 #2

Statistical Indicators for Asia and the Pacific, June 2003

5 Dec 2003
Issued four times a year, this publication provides data for assessing demographic and economic trends in countries and areas in Asia and the Pacific region. Data presented for multiple years on a month-by-month basis facilitate comparative studies.
RAPID SITUATION ASSESS DRUG ABUSE

Rapid Situation Assessment of Drug Abuse in Maldives

Series:
Social Policy Paper
5 Dec 2003
Drug abuse has emerged only recently in the Republic of Maldives and is not widespread. In 1997, the government established the Narcotics Control Board (NCB) and a drug rehabilitation center to contain the drug problem. With the assistance of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) a Rapid ...
ELECTRIC POWER ASIA&PACI 1999/2000

Electric Power in Asia and the Pacific 1999 and 2000 (Includes CD-ROM)

28 May 2004
This publication and CD-ROM provides an analysis of electric power development at the regional level. Factors including electricity generation and consumption, electric power generating capacity, access to electricity, electricity prices, and renewable energy potential and development are conside...
ASIAN PACIF REMOTE SENSING V15

Asian-Pacific Remote Sensing and GIS Journal, December 2002

28 May 2004
This journal comprises articles written by scientists on remote sensing, and GIS development and applications in countries of Asia and the Pacific. It is a reference tool for regional government agencies and educational institutions. The journal is published twice a year.
INITIATIVES FOR ECOMMERCE CAPACIT

Initiatives for E-Commerce Capacity-building of Small and Medium Enterprises

5 Dec 2003
The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) has been working to enhance industrial development and capability-building by taking various initiatives at the national and regional levels. As part of ESCAP’s consecutive efforts, it held Regional Consultative Meeting on e-comm...
CURRENT ISSUES ON INDUSTRY TRADE

Current Issues on Industry, Trade and Investment

11 Jun 2004
The implications of globalization on manufacturing diversification, restructuring and relocation are analyzed in this study. The study also covers various conceptual issues related to factors that have brought about globalization as well as the prospects and challenges that governments, private s...
GUIDE TO PREPARING URBAN WATER USE

Guide to Preparing Urban Water-use Efficiency Plans

Water Resources Series No. 83

Series:
Water Resources Series
11 Jun 2004
This publication provides guidelines on preparing plans for the efficient use of water in residential, municipal and commercial sectors. It contains important information for developing water-use efficiency plans, evaluating their cost effectiveness, assessing current and future water demands, an...
ASIA PACIF POP JRNL V18 #1 2003

Asia-Pacific Population Journal, Vol.18, No.1, March 2003

Series:
Asia-Pacific Population Journal
8 Aug 2003
Issued quarterly, the Asia-Pacific Population Journal is an invaluable resource containing opinions and analysis by experts on important issues related to population. It provides a medium for the international exchange of knowledge, experience, ideas, technical information and data on all aspects...
ASIA PACIF DEV JRNL V10 #1 06/2003

Asia-Pacific Development Journal Vol.10 No.1, June 2003

Series:
Asia-Pacific Development Journal
5 Dec 2003
The primary emphasis of the Journal is the publishing of empirically based, policy-oriented articles that can engage the attention of policy makers, academicians and researchers. The articles analyze development issues and problems relevant to the Asia-Pacific region. This issue discusses the fol...
ATLAS MINERAL RES THE ESCAP TIMOR

Atlas of Mineral Resources of the ESCAP Region

Geology and Mineral Resources of Timor-Leste

Series:
Mineral Resources
28 May 2004
In addition to a range of maps, data and historical information, this Atlas evaluates the geological prospects, mineral resource potential and mineral development policy of Timor-Leste. Also included are mineral and hydrocarbon data that can be used to support exploration efforts and to set up an...
FOREIGN DIRECT INVEST CENTRAL ASIA

Foreign Direct Investment in Central Asian and Caucasian Economies

Policies and Issues

Series:
ESCAP Studies in Trade and Investment
5 Dec 2003
This publication contains conclusions and recommendations of the Regional Round Table on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) for Central Asia held in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, in April 2003. It also presents policies and strategies for the promotion and attraction of FDI in less developed economies and e...
ASIAN HIGHWAY HNDBK

Asian Highway Handbook

11 Feb 2005
The Asian Highway is an ESCAP initiative to promote international transport in the region. With a total of over 140,000 kilometres, the Asian Highway is playing an increasingly important role in bringing people together through trade and travel and enables countries to fully participate in the gl...
PUTTING GENDER MAINSTREAMING INTO

Putting Gender Mainstreaming into Practice

5 Dec 2003
Gender mainstreaming was established as a global strategy for the promotion of gender equality at the Fourth World Conference on Women, Beijing, 1995. All entities within the Untied Nations are encouraged to give greater attention to gender perspectives in their work programmes and to support th...
PROMOT MILLENNIUM DEV GOALS ASIA

Promoting Millennium Development Goals in Asia and the Pacific

Meeting the Challenges of Poverty Reduction

5 Dec 2003
This report assesses progress towards accomplishing the objectives set in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) focusing on Asia and the Pacific. It reveals considerable differences in achievements by different countries, and analyzes the prospects, challenges and opportunities for attaining th...
STRENGTH POLICY INSTITUT INFRASTR

Strengthening Policy and Institutional Infrastructure in Information Technology

Study on Information Technology Needs Assessment and Readiness in the Greater Mekong Subregion

5 Dec 2003
This study was undertaken to develop commonly accepted benchmarks for Information Technology (IT) readiness in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS). It assesses and ranks each GMS country individually and comparatively and sets out a series of policy recommendations to assist them in more effective...
5TH ASIAN & PACIFIC POPULAT CONF

Fifth Asian and Pacific Population Conference

Selected Papers

Series:
Asian Population Studies Series
5 Dec 2003
This publication contains a collection of papers that were presented at the Fifth Asian and Pacific Population Conference held in Bangkok in 2002. The papers are a valuable resource for all those interested in learning more about population and development issues in Asia and the Pacific and natio...