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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    May, 2012
    Mozambique

    O crescente posicionamento da China, de mera aquiescência para um manifesto activismo, no que concerne os assuntos africanos está a transformar a dinâmica do sistema pós-colonial (Braütigam 2009, Alden 2007; Taylor 2006). Desde o  início do processo de reforma interna, iniciada em 1978, que a fé maoísta e o altruísmo revolucionário deram lugar a empreendedores comerciais e a defensores das formas de mercado capitalista, agindo conscientemente em interesse próprio.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2013
    Myanmar

    The new wave of political reforms have set Myanmar on a road to
    unprecedented economic expansion, but,
    without
    targeted policy
    efforts and
    regulation to
    even the playing field, the benefits of new
    investment will filter down to only a few,
    leaving
    small
    -
    scale farmers

    the backbone of the Myanmar economy

    unable
    to benefit from

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2013
    Myanmar

    ... Located on Myanmar’s eastern border with Thailand, Kayah State has long been isolated because of conflicts between the minority groups there and the Burmese army; as a result, little is known about its agricultural systems. As a preliminary to NGO agricultural development projects, an agrarian diagnosis of two major types of agroecosystems in the state—lowlands alluvial plains and uplands—was conducted. The objective was to identify recent agrarian changes leading to the current presence of different types of farmers in each area and understand their development potential.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2004
    Myanmar

    The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of marketing reforms implemented in the late 1980s in Myanmar. Particular emphasis is placed on the impact of the reform on the rural economy and its participants, namely farmers, landless laborers and marketing intermediaries. The reform had a positive effect on all these participants through the creation of employment opportunities and increased income.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2006
    Global

    La politique du développement doit s'intéresser à toutes les dimensions de la fragilité des structures dans les pays en développement, lesquelles peuvent aller de carences individuelles, comme par exemple en matière de garantie de la sécurité, à l'effondrement des structures de l'État. Si le champ d'action qui s'ouvre à la politique du développement et aux autres acteurs externes est toujours restreint, il existe souvent des angles d'approche permettant d'atteindre une stabilité relative et de résoudre les problèmes liés à la faiblesse des structures de l'État.

  6. Library Resource

    A World Bank Toolkit

    Reports & Research
    Training Resources & Tools
    December, 2008

    The operations policy on Development Policy Lending (DPL), approved by the Board in August 2004, requires that the Bank systematically analyze whether specific country policies supported by an operation are likely to have "significant effects" on the country's environment, forests, and other natural resources. The implicit objective behind this requirement is to ensure that there is adequate capacity in the country to deal with adverse effects on the environment, forests, and other natural resources that the policies could trigger, even at the program design stage.

  7. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    June, 2015
    South Africa

    The Committee received a presentation of the evaluation report on the implementation of the Comprehensive Rural Development Programme (CRDP) by the Department of Perfomance, Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME). The National Evaluation Plan (NEP) containing 52 evaluations that cut across government had been approved by Cabinet in 2012/13. There were eight evaluations in the rural development sector and the CRDP was one of the key programmes implemented since 2009.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2017
    Mozambique

    Moçambique é um país repleto de instrumentos – políticas, estratégias, pacotes legislativos – para o desenvolvimento. O combate à pobreza, a desigualdade de género, o desenvolvimento rural, entre outros, são temas tratados nesse leque de instrumentos orientadores. Este trabalho tem como objectivo discutir a integração da mulher camponesa no processo de desenvolvimento rural, tendo em consideração as constantes preocupações com a equidade de género.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2008
    Myanmar

    A Japanese study illustrates how farmers created an agricultural market in spite of the military government’s bureaucrats...

    "Economic Disparity in Rural Myanmar" by Ikuko Okamoto. National University of Singapore Press, 2008...
    "THE devastation caused by Cyclone Nargis and spiraling global food prices have placed even more pressure on the agricultural sector of Burma, once the world’s largest rice exporter and potentially one of Asia’s most prodigious producers of agricultural staples.

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    February, 2013
    Myanmar, Global

    ... Myanmar is an agricultural based country and the agriculture sector is the backbone of its economy. The agriculture sector contributes 34% of GDP, 23% of total export earnings, and employs 63% of the labour force. About 75% of the total population reside in rural areas and are
    principally employed in the agriculture, livestock and fishery sectors for their livelihood.

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