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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 1974
    Philippines

    IDRC personnel. Address on the evaluation of martial law in the Philippines - analyses the effects of martial law (e.g., lower crime rate, land reform, increased foreign investment, curtailment of civil liberties, higher cost of living, slow pace of social reform); discusses current events in the Philippines (e.g., political ideologycal trends, political power of the technocracy), and pressures that will probably lead to the lifting of martial law. Bibliographic notes.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2005
    Indonesia

    While external forces can take many forms, such as the shock of a natural disaster which destroys productive assets, or the long-term ‘trend’ of consistently declining market prices which limits net incomes, the focus of this research is on the policy and institutional environment both within and outside the local community. The following village report examines linkages between micro-level livelihood realities and macro-level policy and institutional contexts. The project is based on a rural case study site of Saninten village in western Java, Indonesia.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1975
    Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Algeria, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Sudan, Senegal, South Sudan, Chad, Africa

    Library has French version: Dossier Afrique

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    May, 2019

    It’s been ten years since open data first broke onto the global stage. Over the past decade, thousands of programs and projects around the world have worked to open data and use it to address a myriad of social and economic challenges. Meanwhile, issues related to data rights and privacy have moved to the centre of public and political discourse. As the open data movement enters a new phase in its evolution, shifting to target real-world problems and embed open data thinking into other existing or emerging communities of practice, big questions still remain.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2017
    Cameroon, Sub-Saharan Africa

    The study illustrates that small holders, particularly women, are increasingly losing farmland. It questions the social development impact of large-scale land acquisitions (LSLAs) in Cameroon in terms of better living standards and reduction of poverty. It also examines how and under what conditions women can be empowered to effectively engage with LSLAs to ensure that legal and policy frameworks foster better accountability and legitimacy in land governance. Most untitled land in Cameroon is now national land held under customary tenancy, without security.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1973

    Address on international cooperation in economic development - discusses development aid, the gap between the rich elite and the general population within developing countries, and the need for land reform, more equitable income distribution, and resources mobilization.

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