This paper tries to show the advantages - both in productivity and consumer appeal - of domestic and global companies connecting with smallholder suppliers. It draws on programme experience and case studiesin the food and drinks sector where companies aimed to deliver value for their business in ways that would also benefit smallholder suppliers.
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Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJanuary, 2008Global
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksFebruary, 2008Global
With the proliferation of civil wars since the end of the Cold War, many developing countries now exist in a "postconflict" environment, posing enormous development challenges for the societies affected, as well as for international actors. Postconflict Development addresses these challenges in a range of vital sectors—security, justice, economic policy, education, the media, agriculture, health, and the environment in countries around the globe.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJune, 2008Global
Recent years have witnessed a resurgence of interest in indigenous, traditional and customary approaches to peace-making in the context of civil wars. Supporters claim that indigenous approaches to peacemaking are participatory and relationship-focused, and that peaceful outcomes have a higher chance of community adherence than template-style international peace interventions effected through the `liberal peace'. Using historical and contemporary examples, this article assesses the feasibility of a complementary relationship between customary and Western forms of peace-making.
Library ResourceNational PoliciesDecember, 2008Belgium
Le Chapitre 1.2 établit les objectifs du Plan National Climat. Le premier objectif du Plan National Climat consiste à formaliser les grands axes stratégiques prioritaires que la Belgique met en œuvre pour relever le défi du Protocole de Kyoto. Il s’agit d’optimiser l’impact des politiques et mesures mises en place par les différentes autorités compétentes, par le développement de synergies et d’approches complémentaires, compte tenu des compétences respectives de ces entités. A cet effet, 11 axes stratégiques ont été identifiés: Six axes stratégiques sectoriels sont dressés: 1.
Library ResourceLegislationJuly, 2008Democratic Republic of the Congo
La présente loi détermine les principes fondamentaux relatifs à la libre administration des provinces, de leurs compétences et de leurs ressources. La province est subdivisée en villes et territoires. Sont subdivisés à l'intérieur de la province: la ville en communes; la commune en quartiers et/ou en groupements incorporés; le territoire en communes, secteurs et/ou chefferies; le secteur ou chefferie en groupements; le groupement en villages. La ville, la commune, le secteur et la chefferie sont des entités territoriales décentralisées dotées de la personnalité juridique.
Library ResourceLegislationMarch, 2008Canada
The present Act provides for the Reconciliation, Settlement and Benefits Agreement between the Province and the Musqueam Indian Band. Furthermore, the Act vests ownership of some parcels of land from Pacific Spirit Regional Park to the Musqueam and addresses a number of other features, such as land-use terms, covenants, and zoning to allow for residential multi-family development on one of the parcels.
Library ResourceRegulationsApril, 2008Canada
The present Regulations is made under section 11 on power to make regulations of the Musqueam Reconciliation, Settlement and Benefits Agreement Implementation Act. Section 3 lists the Corporations for the purpose of the different sections of the Act. The text consists of 4 sections as follows: Definition (1); Effective date (2); Vested lands (3); Charge (4).
Implements: Musqueam Reconciliation, Settlement and Benefits Agreement Implementation Act ([SBC 2008] Chapter 6). (2008-03-31)
Library ResourceRegulationsMarch, 2008Vietnam
This Decree, consisting of 40 articles divided into six Chapters, provides for the establishment, operation, state management of and policies toward industrial parks, export processing zones, economic zones and border-gate economic zones. This Decree applies to state management agencies, organizations and individuals related to activities of investment, production and business in industrial parks, export processing zones, economic zones and border-gate economic zones. The Decree is divided as follows: General Provisions (Chap.
Library ResourceLegislationMay, 2008Australia
This Act, consisting of 280 sections divided into 20 Chapters and completed by three Schedules, divides the State into municipal areas and electoral districts.
Library ResourceRegulationsJanuary, 2008Austria
The present Ordinance enforces the Burgenland Building Law (LGBl. No. 10/1998). In particular, the Ordinance lays down provisions relating to building technology and building equipment, as well as to special environmental, health and energy requirements of buildings. Furthermore, the Ordinance also applies to parcel of lands and other constructions and facilities subject to requirements of the present Ordinance.