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  1. Library Resource
    janvier, 1999
    Europe, Asie occidentale, Amérique latine et Caraïbes, Afrique septentrionale

    Localization—the growing economic and political power of cities, provinces, and other sub-national entities—will be one of the most important new trends in the 21st century. Together with accelerating globalization of the world economy, localization could revolutionize prospects for human development or it could lead to chaos and increased human suffering.Improved communications, transportation and falling trade barriers are not only making the world smaller they are also fueling the desire and providing the means for local communities to shape their own future.

  2. Library Resource
    janvier, 1998
    Asie occidentale, Afrique septentrionale

    Through a study of the sedentarization of the Beni Guil pastoral nomads of eastern Morocco,this paper examines how gender interacts with environmental and socio-economic change.

  3. Library Resource
    janvier, 1999
    Afrique sub-saharienne, Afrique septentrionale, Asie occidentale

    Research project using participatory methods to improve the effectiveness of indigenous and modern soil and water conservation practices through a process of joint experimentation involving farmers, researchers, extension and NGO staff. Countries covered are Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Tunisia and Zimbabwe.

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    Articles et Livres
    décembre, 1998
    Égypte, Bangladesh, États-Unis d'Amérique, Chine, Sri Lanka, Indonésie, Australie, Grèce, République de Corée, Thaïlande, Nouvelle-Zélande, Népal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapour, Malaisie, Japon, Myanmar, Inde, Bhoutan, Maldives, Asie

    A discussion of the concerns of the environmental movement in the Asia-Pacific region with reference to biological diversity, forest loss, indigenous and forest-dependant people and climate change. The environmental perspective of different aspects of forestry development in the region is elucidated. Three possible scenarios for the future are presented depending on the level of achievement of environmental goals.

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    Articles et Livres
    décembre, 1998
    Serbie, France, Macédoine du Nord, Bangladesh, Honduras, États-Unis d'Amérique, El Salvador, Chili, Guatemala, Colombie, Kenya, Maroc, Japon, Ouganda, Albanie, Italie, République-Unie de Tanzanie, Équateur, Tunisie, Sénégal, Soudan, Paraguay, Mexique, Brésil, Amériques

    This issue of Land Reform, Land Settlement and Cooperatives includes interesting descriptions of land tenure and related policies in Uganda, Tunisia, the United Republic of Tanzania and Morocco. Two thought-provoking articles on access to land and other assets focus on policies to reduce poverty and the function of markets in the allocation of production resources. In the first, J. Melmed-Sanjak and S.

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    Rapports et recherches
    décembre, 1998
    Égypte, Iraq, Mali, Fidji, Iran, Érythrée, Jordanie, Maroc, Yémen, Turquie, Oman, République arabe syrienne, Pays-Bas, Tunisie, Sénégal, Soudan, Mexique, Liban

    The "Expert Consultation on Integrated Management of Land and Water within an Agro-SylvoPastoral System" was held in Safita, Syria (Cham Safita Palace Hotel) during the period 16-18 June 1997.The Consultation was jointly organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform of Syria and the FAD Regional Dffice for the Near East, RNE, Cairo, Egypt.

  7. Library Resource
    Rapports et recherches
    janvier, 1999
    Égypte, Afrique

    This paper uses a Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) model to simulate the short-run effects of alternative food- subsidy scenarios. Savings from reduced subsidy spending are used to reduce direct taxes uniformly for all household types. The model uses a 1996/97 database with detailed household information. The simulated impact of targeting or eliminating oil and sugar subsidies is small: disaggregated real household consumption changes by ±0.3 percent.

  8. Library Resource
    Rapports et recherches
    janvier, 1999

    Morocco is currently about to start reducing industrial protection in the context of its association agreement with the European Union. However, agriculture, which represents the major income source for the disfavored rural population, is the sector that is most strongly protected. In this study, a general equilibrium model of Morocco is used as a laboratory for analyzing the short-run equilibrium effects of alternative scenarios for reduced protection for agriculture and industry.

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