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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2003
    Myanmar

    In a nation of 50 million people there are estimates that up to 1 million are Internally Displaced Persons (IDP). Despite the relatively recent use of the phrase internally displaced people in the context of Burma, there is evidence that the practices that lead to this displacement have been in place for a long period of time.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2004

    The Annual Report contains an Essay: Agriculture, Food Security, Nutrition and the Millennium Development Goals by Joachim von Braun, M. S. Swaminathan, and Mark W. Rosegrant. There is an overview of the Institute followed by information on Research and Outreach. Special emphasis is given to Global Food System Functioning, Food System Governance, and Food System Innovations.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2004
    Africa, Kenya, Mali

    Agricultural growth will prove essential for improving the welfare of the vast majority of Africa’s poor. Roughly 80 percent of the continent’s poor live in rural areas, and even those who do not will depend heavily on increasing agricultural productivity to lift them out of poverty. Seventy percent of all Africans— and nearly 90 percent of the poor—work primarily in agriculture. As consumers, all of Africa’s poor—both urban and rural—count heavily on the efficiency of the continent’s farmers.

  4. Library Resource
    Multimedia
    December, 2003

    A climate expert from the UK discusses how improved understanding and information about changing weather patterns in Africa should improve the response of governments and people.

  5. Library Resource
    January, 2004

    Burma is resource rich, and principal among these resources is timber. This report, based on research and fieldwork carried out by Global Witness in Burma, Thailand and China, examines the roots of the civil war and how conflict and an authoritarian regime (the State Peace and Development Council - SPDC) have been sustained through the exploitation of Burma’s natural resources.The paper argues that Burma is the epitome of unrealised potential - a poor country rich in natural resources and social capital.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 2003
    Myanmar

    A Briefing Document by Global Witness. October 2003...

    Table of Contents... Recommendations...
    Introduction...
    Summary:
    Natural Resources and Conflict in Burma;
    SLORC/SPDC-controlled logging;
    China-Burma relations and logging in Kachin State;
    Thailand-Burma relations and logging in Karen State...

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