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MISTICA: id21News Issue No. 60 December 2001

From: Michel J. Menou (Michel.Menou@wanadoo.fr)
Date: Sun Dec 23 2001 - 12:50:25 AST


Hola
Publicaciones de interes
Michel J. Menou

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>Welcome to id21News - the Newsletter of the ID21 Development Research
>reporting service, bringing you the latest and best UK-based development
>research.
>
>*** id21News Issue No. 60 December 2001 ***
>
>CONTENTS
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>LATEST FROM THE ID21 COLLECTION
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>
>* Getting war-affected households back on their feet: lessons from
>Mozambique
>* Women running households: as vulnerable as they seem?
>* Structural adjustment - pro or anti-poor?
>* e-Governance: time to get practical?
>* e-Governance: can it lead to better government?
>* Costing the earth: can rainforests pay their way?
>* Winners and losers: making the most of globalisation
>* PRSPs investigated: structural adjustment in another guise?
>* Kid's stuff? Lessons in participation from Bangalore
>* Water privatisation in Africa: how successful is it?
>* Logframe alternatives: an actor-oriented approach to planning,
>monitoring and evaluation
>* Tiger tactics? Should governments intervene?
>* War and underdevelopment: challenges of the new humanitarianism
>* Conflict resolution - how useful is it?
>* Managing common land: the Sahel experience
>
>OTHER NEWS
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>* Is tobacco a development issue?
>* E-Commerce: Accelerator of Development?
>* Evaluating International Humanitarian Action - Reflections from
>Practitioners
>* The Development Divide in a Digital Age: An Issues Paper
>* Information Revolutions: How information and communication management
>is changing the lives of rural people
>
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>Women running households: as vulnerable as they seem?
>Should humanitarian assistance prioritise households headed by women?
>Are such households at a disadvantage in all dimensions of
>vulnerability? What are the specific gendered forms of disadvantage
>faced by female-headed households?
>Louise Waite - School of Development Studies, UEA, UK - 10 September
>2001
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>Further Information: Louise Waites, School for Development Studies,
>University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ UK
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>e-Governance: time to get practical?
>The scope for information and communication technologies (ICTs) to
>further good governance goals is increasingly recognised. Why has there
>been only fitful progress towards realising this potential? How should
>developing countries learn from mistakes and grasp the opportunities
>provided by new connectivity?
>Richard Heeks - IDPM, University of Manchester, UK - 10 September 2001
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>Further Information: Richard Heeks, Institute for Development Policy and
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>e-Governance: can it lead to better government?
>What is e-governance? Can information and communication technologies
>(ICTs) contribute to the achievement of good governance goals? What are
>the implications for development? Why, when there is so much promise, do
>many e-governance initiatives go wrong? Can the gulf between the
>connected and the un-connected be bridged?
>Richard Heeks - IDPM, University of Manchester, UK - 10 September 2001
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>E-Commerce: Accelerator of Development?
>E-commerce holds out enormous promises for producers in poor countries:
>easier access to the markets of rich countries and higher incomes
>resulting from these new trading opportunities. Many studies and policy
>documents, however, have underestimated the obstacles to reaping these
>benefits. IDS Policy Briefing Issue14
>
>http://www.ids.ac.uk/ids/bookshop/briefs/brief14.html
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>Further information: Gary Edwards, Publications Office, Institute of
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>The Development Divide in a Digital Age: An Issues Paper
>This UNRISD paper considers the role that information and communications
>technologies (ICTs) can realistically be expected to play in improving
>the level of living and quality of life of people in different parts of
>the world.
>
>ftp://ftp.unicc.org/unrisd/outgoing/pp/tbs/hewitt.pdf
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>Information Revolutions: How information and communication management is
>changing the lives of rural people
>Accessing information coming from physically remote rural locations in
>the developing world was, until recently, difficult and costly; and it
>was equally difficult to deliver information to the farmers, extension
>workers and researchers who live and work in such places. This recent
>publication by Paul Mundy and Jacques Sultan is published by CTA.
>
>http://www.agricta.org/pubs/inforev/index.htm
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