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Urugay - consultations with civil society around social programs in structural adjustment loans : Uruguay - consultations with civil society around social programs in structural adjustment loans (English)

Uruguay is a small open economy with one of the highest GDP per capita ratios in the region. The country's recent poor growth performance has been strongly correlated with neighboring Argentina's economic crisis. ... See More +

Brief 31120 DEC 01, 2004

Cesilini, Sandra; Martin, Lisandro; Moreno Torres, Magui Spanish

Urugay - consultations with civil society around social programs in structural adjustment loans : Uruguay - consultas con la sociedad civil respecto de los programas sociales en los prestamos de ajuste estructural (Spanish)

Uruguay is a small open economy with one of the highest GDP per capita ratios in the region. The country's recent poor growth performance has been strongly correlated with neighboring Argentina's economic crisis. ... See More +

Brief 31120 DEC 01, 2004

Cesilini, Sandra; Martin, Lisandro; Moreno Torres, Magui English

Thinking out loud V : Innovative case studies on participatory instruments : Pensando en voz alta V : innovadores estudios de caso sobre instrumentos participativos (Spanish)

Empowerment is a critical element in the fight against poverty. In its broadest sense, empowerment refers to the freedom of choice and action to shape one's future. ... See More +

Working Paper 30332 APR 01, 2004

Bain, Katherine; John-Abraham, Indu; Moreno Torres, Magui; Russo, Francesca; Smyle, James W.; Guzman, Armando; Ruan, Guillermo; Trommer, Josef; Pinto-Rodrigues, Marla McCarroll; Tarifa, Ricardo; Weiss, Zeze; Cesilini, Sandra; Dalmazo, Raul; Martin, Lisandro; Solana, Miguel English

Thinking out loud V : Innovative case studies on participatory instruments (English)

Empowerment is a critical element in the fight against poverty. In its broadest sense, empowerment refers to the freedom of choice and action to shape one's future. ... See More +

Working Paper 30332 APR 01, 2004

Bain, Katherine; John-Abraham, Indu; Moreno Torres, Magui; Russo, Francesca; Smyle, James W.; Guzman, Armando; Ruan, Guillermo; Trommer, Josef; Pinto-Rodrigues, Marla McCarroll; Tarifa, Ricardo; Weiss, Zeze; Cesilini, Sandra; Dalmazo, Raul; Martin, Lisandro; Solana, Miguel Spanish

Mainstreaming empowerment in the Bolivia PRSP monitoring and evaluation at the municipal level : Plena incorporacion del empoderamiento en el derp de Bolivia supervision y evaluacion en el nivel municipal (Spanish)

Since the early 1990s, the Bolivian government has begun a transition towards a more decentralized form of government. As a result, the country's 324 municipalities have greater autonomy and responsibilities and several social control mechanisms have been created to promote more participation in local government and more accountability. ... See More +

Brief 28441 FEB 01, 2004

John-Abraham, Indu; Torres, Magui Moreno English

Mainstreaming empowerment in the Bolivia PRSP monitoring and evaluation at the municipal level (English)

Since the early 1990s, the Bolivian government has begun a transition towards a more decentralized form of government. As a result, the country's 324 municipalities have greater autonomy and responsibilities and several social control mechanisms have been created to promote more participation in local government and more accountability. ... See More +

Brief 28441 FEB 01, 2004

John-Abraham, Indu; Torres, Magui Moreno Spanish

Argentina's cartas compromiso strengthening the role of civil society for more accountable public services : Cartas compromiso de Argentina : fortalecimiento del rol de la sociedad civil (Spanish)

This article notes that at the end of 2000, the government of Argentina (specifically the Subsecretar?a de Gesti?n P?blica, or the Sub-secretary of Public Management) initiated a program of state modernization with the support of the World Bank. ... See More +

Brief 28440 FEB 01, 2004

Torres, Magui Moreno English

Argentina's cartas compromiso strengthening the role of civil society for more accountable public services (English)

This article notes that at the end of 2000, the government of Argentina (specifically the Subsecretar?a de Gesti?n P?blica, or the Sub-secretary of Public Management) initiated a program of state modernization with the support of the World Bank. ... See More +

Brief 28440 FEB 01, 2004

Torres, Magui Moreno Spanish

Uganda - Poverty Reduction Support Credit (PRSC) (English)

The Poverty Reduction Support Credit (PRSC) is the World Bank's quick disbursing lending instrument for supporting the poverty reduction efforts of an eligible borrower country. ... See More +

Working Paper 51435 JAN 01, 2004

Bhatnagar, Deepti; Dewan, Ankita; Magui, Moreno, Torres; Kanungo, Parameeta; Disclosed

FUMAC - Municipal fund for community-driven development projects, Northeast Brazil (English)

In 1995 the World Bank and the Government of Brazil (GoB) jointly initiated the Rural Poverty Alleviation Program (RPAP) in an attempt to reduce the poverty levels in the northeast region of Brazil. ... See More +

Working Paper 51425 MAR 01, 2003

Bhatnagar, Deepti; Dewan, Ankita; Moreno Torres, Magui; Kanungo, Parameeta Disclosed

Nike in Vietnam : the Tae Kwang Vina factory (English)

Nike started its commercial venture in Vietnam in 1995 and made a significant contribution to the country's economy during the late 1990s. However, violations of the labor code at Nike's Vietnamese contract factories or 'sweatshops' soon became apparent, as in the case of the Tae Kwang Vina factory (VT), which employed around 10,000 workers, mostly young rural women. ... See More +

Working Paper 51433 MAR 01, 2003

Bhatnagar, Deepti; Rathore, Animesh; Moreno Torres, Magui; Kanungo, Parameeta Disclosed

World Links for Development Program (WorLD) (English)

The World Links for Development Program (WorLD), managed by the World Bank, functions to enhance knowledge and professional development through information and communication technology (ICT), by linking thousands of teachers and students in developing countries with their counterparts in the industrialized economies. ... See More +

Working Paper 51448 JAN 01, 2003

Bhatnagar, Deepti; Dewan, Ankita; Torres, Magui Moreno; Kanungo, Parameeta Disclosed

Empowering the blind and the disabled : the Blind People's Association (English)

In the last five decades of its existence, the Blind People's Association (BPA) at Ahmedabad, India, has emerged as an internationally renowned voluntary organization for the blind and people with other disabilities. ... See More +

Working Paper 51450 JAN 01, 2003

Bhatnagar, Deepti; Rathore, Animesh; Torres, Magui Moreno;; Kanungo, Parameeta Disclosed

Indonesia's program for pollution control, evaluation, and rating (PROPER) (English)

Indonesia's program for pollution control, evaluation, and rating (PROPER) is a national-level public environmental reporting initiative. The objective of this novel regulatory tool is to promote industrial compliance with pollution control regulations, to facilitate and enforce the adoption of practices contributing to 'clean technology,' and to ensure a better environmental management system. ... See More +

Working Paper 51463 JAN 01, 2003

Torres, Magui Moreno; Kanungo, Parameeta; Disclosed

Empowering women in urban India : Shri Mahila Griha Udyog Lijjat Papad (English)

Shri Mahila Griha Udyog Lijjat Papad, or Lijjat, is an organization that has acted as a catalyst in empowering poor urban women across India during the last four decades. ... See More +

Working Paper 51455 JAN 01, 2003

Bhatnagar, Deepti; Rathore, Animesh; Torres, Magui Moreno; Kanungo, Parameeta Disclosed

International Federation of Agricultural Producers (IFAP) : "representing farmer organizations globally" (English)

International Federation of Agricultural Producers (IFAP) was established in 1946 to bring together nationally representative farmers' organizations (FOs) to ensure the security of the world's food supply. ... See More +

Working Paper 51447 JAN 01, 2003

Bhatnagar, Deepti; Dewan, Ankita; Torres, Magui Moreno; Kanungo, Parameeta Disclosed

Parivartan : countering corruption in Delhi (English)

Parivartan, which means 'transformation' in Hindi, is a voluntary organization active in Delhi since January 2000. It is run by some concerned citizens who are dissatisfied with the operation of the government and the growing corruption in the political system. ... See More +

Working Paper 51459 JAN 01, 2003

Bhatnagar, Deepti; Rathore, Animesh; Torres, Magui Moreno; Kanungo, Parameeta Disclosed

Swayam Krishi Sangam (SKS) (English)

Swayam Krishi Sangam (SKS) is a Grameen Bank replication project in one of the poorest parts of India, the drought-prone Medak district of Andhra Pradesh. ... See More +

Working Paper 51461 JAN 01, 2003

Bhatnagar, Subhash; Dewan, Ankita; Moreno Torres, Magui; Kanungo, Parameeta Disclosed

Kashi Rural Legal Literacy Project : empowering women in Gujarat (English)

'Kashi,' or Karma Sangh, began its operations in 1998 and undertook the Rural Legal Literacy Project (RLLP) in 2000-2001. The RLLP functions to increase legal awareness among rural women in targeted villages of Gujarat (a state in Western India). ... See More +

Working Paper 51454 JAN 01, 2003

Bhatnagar, Deepti; Dewan, Ankita; Torres, Magui Moreno; Kanungo, Parameeta Disclosed

E-choupal : ITC's Rural Networking Project (English)

In Hindi (an Indian language spoken in most parts of Northern and Central India), a choupal is a village gathering place. The e-choupal initiative, whereby a choupal is equipped with a computer and Internet connectivity, is the brainchild of a large agricultural processing company in India, the Indian Tobacco Company (ITC). ... See More +

Working Paper 51452 JAN 01, 2003

Bhatnagar, Subhash; Dewan, Ankita; Moreno Torres, Magui; Kanungo, Parameeta Disclosed

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Urugay - consultations with civil society around social programs in structural adjustment loans : Uruguay - consultations with civil society around social programs in structural adjustment loans (English)
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DEC 01, 2004 31120 Brief Spanish
Urugay - consultations with civil society around social programs in structural adjustment loans : Uruguay - consultas con la sociedad civil respecto de los programas sociales en los prestamos de ajuste estructural (Spanish)
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DEC 01, 2004 31120 Brief English
Thinking out loud V : Innovative case studies on participatory instruments : Pensando en voz alta V : innovadores estudios de caso sobre instrumentos participativos (Spanish)
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APR 01, 2004 30332 Working Paper English
Thinking out loud V : Innovative case studies on participatory instruments (English)
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APR 01, 2004 30332 Working Paper Spanish
Mainstreaming empowerment in the Bolivia PRSP monitoring and evaluation at the municipal level : Plena incorporacion del empoderamiento en el derp de Bolivia supervision y evaluacion en el nivel municipal (Spanish)
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FEB 01, 2004 28441 Brief English
Mainstreaming empowerment in the Bolivia PRSP monitoring and evaluation at the municipal level (English)
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FEB 01, 2004 28441 Brief Spanish
Argentina's cartas compromiso strengthening the role of civil society for more accountable public services : Cartas compromiso de Argentina : fortalecimiento del rol de la sociedad civil (Spanish)
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FEB 01, 2004 28440 Brief English
Argentina's cartas compromiso strengthening the role of civil society for more accountable public services (English)
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FEB 01, 2004 28440 Brief Spanish
Uganda - Poverty Reduction Support Credit (PRSC) (English)
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JAN 01, 2004 51435 Working Paper
FUMAC - Municipal fund for community-driven development projects, Northeast Brazil (English)
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MAR 01, 2003 51425 Working Paper
Nike in Vietnam : the Tae Kwang Vina factory (English)
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MAR 01, 2003 51433 Working Paper
World Links for Development Program (WorLD) (English)
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JAN 01, 2003 51448 Working Paper
Empowering the blind and the disabled : the Blind People's Association (English)
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JAN 01, 2003 51450 Working Paper
Indonesia's program for pollution control, evaluation, and rating (PROPER) (English)
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JAN 01, 2003 51463 Working Paper
Empowering women in urban India : Shri Mahila Griha Udyog Lijjat Papad (English)
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JAN 01, 2003 51455 Working Paper
International Federation of Agricultural Producers (IFAP) : "representing farmer organizations globally" (English)
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JAN 01, 2003 51447 Working Paper
Parivartan : countering corruption in Delhi (English)
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JAN 01, 2003 51459 Working Paper
Swayam Krishi Sangam (SKS) (English)
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JAN 01, 2003 51461 Working Paper
Kashi Rural Legal Literacy Project : empowering women in Gujarat (English)
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JAN 01, 2003 51454 Working Paper
E-choupal : ITC's Rural Networking Project (English)
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JAN 01, 2003 51452 Working Paper