This report looks at the changes needed to ensure that gold mining will benefit development in resource rich countries, for example by generating revenue and creating jobs.With reference to case studies from Honduras and the Democratic Republic of Congo, the report outlines further changes needed in the gold mining industry.
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Library ResourceJanuary, 2006Honduras, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Latin America and the Caribbean, Sub-Saharan Africa
Library ResourceJanuary, 2006Honduras, Latin America and the Caribbean
This report summarises the results of a monitoring and evaluation project of Independent Forest Monitoring (IFM) in Honduras.
Library ResourceDecember, 2006Honduras, Central America, South America
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJune, 2006Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Chad, Chile, China, Ghana, Honduras, India, Iran, Kenya, Laos, Mali, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, South Africa, Sudan, Vietnam, Zimbabwe, Colombia, Ecuador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Middle Africa, Central Asia, Eastern Africa, Central America, South America, Western Asia, Northern Africa, Southern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Western Africa
At this point – just under half way (two years and six months) in the implementation of the first CPWF phase (and three years and eight months since inception began) governance and management processes are running smoothly, it is in reasonable financial health and technical processes – such as issuing new calls and obtaining reviews by our Expert Panel on Scientific Quality – are familiar, although they must be adjusted to each specific instance.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2006Honduras
Increasing land degradation and concomitant low agricultural productivity are important determinants of rural poverty in the hillside areas of Honduras. Using data at the levels of the farm household, parcel and plot, we develop an econometric modeling framework to analyze land management decisions and their impact on crop productivity. Our econometric model allows for endogenous household decisions regarding livelihood strategy choice, use of labor and external inputs, and participation in organizations.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2006El Salvador, Honduras, Central America
A household-level switching regression model is implemented to examine potential selectivity bias for rural households under high and low levels of investments in soil conservation in El Salvador and Honduras. In the presence of selectivity bias, separate stochastic production frontiers are estimated for low and high adopters. The main results indicate that households with higher levels of investments in soil conservation show higher average TE than those with a lower level of investments. Constrains in the rural land and credit markets are likely explanations for these differences.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2006El Salvador, Honduras
This study evaluates technical efficiency (TE) levels for rural households under high and low levels of investments in soil conservation in El Salvador and Honduras. To correct for potential self-selectivity bias a household-level switching regression framework is implemented to estimate separate stochastic production frontiers for the two groups of households under analysis. The main results indicate that a systematic difference exists between the two studied groups.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsFebruary, 2006Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Botswana, China, Congo, Cuba, Ivory Coast, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Kenya, Mauritius, Mongolia, Montserrat, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
The World Trade Organization (WTO) hailed the recent Hong Kong Sixth Ministerial Meeting last December 2005 as a positive movement towards the conclusion of the Doha Development Round. The round was supposedly geared towards ensuring that trade contributes to the development objectives of least developed and developing countries.
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