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- International Monetary Fund 2015; US$ 9.00
This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that the Philippine economy continues to expand strongly in line with potential growth. Real GDP grew by 6.1 percent in 2014, driven by household consumption, private construction, and exports of goods and services. Economic growth slowed in the first quarter of 2015, owing mainly to temporary factors, including... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2015; US$ 9.00
This Technical Assistance report reviews South Africa's tax system and also examines the fiscal regime with a view to generating a sustainable revenue contribution from mining and petroleum in future. Mining has historically been the mainstay of the South African economy. Mineral exports remain the principal contributor to foreign exchange earnings... more...
- Langaa RPCIG 2015; US$ 39.00
Questions surrounding democracy, governance, and development especially in view of Africa have provoked acrimonious debates in the past few years. It remains a perennial question why some decades after political independence in Africa the continent continues experiencing bad governance, lagging behind socio-economically, and its democracy questionable.... more...
- Practical Action Publishing 1990; US$ 45.33
Almost 200 years ago, the Haitian people launched a revolution which ended slavery and established the world's first independent black republic. But it was a country 'born in ruins'. Once a source of plunder for the French colonial power, the national economy has since been a source of personal enrichment for a series of rapacious rulers. The most... more...
- Practical Action Publishing 2002; US$ 45.33
During two centuries of independence from colonial rule, Haiti has developed into a society quite distinct from those found in the rest of the region. Hollywood-derived images of black magic, and Graham Green-inspired conceptions of a "nightmare republic" do scant justice to the reality of life for those who make up the third largest population in... more...
- Practical Action Publishing 2008; US$ 17.78
Building public services can transform the lives of millions of people - and, with political leadership, it is achievable in this generation. This punchy introduction to the issues provides case studies, real-life stories, background data, and critical analysis. It is a primer for campaigners, for students, and for all involved in trying to make... more...
- Practical Action Publishing 1994; US$ 58.28
Over the years Oxfam has been involved in a wide variety of health-related projects. The Practical Health Guides draw on this experience to put forward ideas on best practice in the provision of health care and services in developing countries. Drawing on the experience of Oxfam staff in many different emergency situations, this text is a short, practical... more...
- Practical Action Publishing 1990; US$ 52.33
Honduras has been called the 'Pentagon Republic' because of the vast military complex the US has constructed on its soil. But lack of national sovereignty is not new to Honduras. When strong local elites failed to emerge after Independence, the US banana companies soon dominated political and economic life, virtually choosing the country's presidents.... more...
- Practical Action Publishing 2007; US$ 58.28
This manual will help field staff to mainstream HIV andAIDS in humanitarian emergencies. It assumes someknowledge of humanitarian programming and is intended to build staff skills in addressing the underlying causes of vulnerability to HIV infection and the consequences of HIV and AIDS, particularly in rapid-onset emergencies. The authors draw on... more...
- Practical Action Publishing 1999; US$ 67.28
Considering the process of impact assessment, this book shows how and why it needs to be integrated into all stages of development programmes - from planning to evaluation. Its basic premise is that impact assessment should not refer to the immediate outputs of a project or programme but to any lasting or significant changes that it brought about.... more...