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Broadening SME networking and cluster development : UNIDO initiatives - glimpses from Nicaragua and India (English)

The rationale for broadening Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) networking in Nicaragua and launching the cluster development program in India was to assist SME to overcome the challenges of the new economy by fostering their collective efficiency. ... See More +

Working Paper 51466 JAN 01, 2004

Kanungo, Parameeta Disclosed

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

Public expenditure tracking surveys - application in Uganda, Tanzania, Ghana and Honduras (English)

Public Expenditure and Tracking Surveys (PETS) was launched in order to expose the anomalies in the process of flow of funds and to gauge the degree to which funds trickle down to their intended destinations. ... See More +

Working Paper 51468 JAN 01, 2004

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

Peru - Programmatic Social Reform Loan (PRSL) (English)

After the end of President Fujimori's rule in 2000, Peru was left with an economy in recession and 54 percent of its population below the poverty line. ... See More +

Working Paper 51467 JAN 01, 2003

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

Consultative Group to Assist the Poorest (CGAP) (English)

The Consultative Group to Assist the Poorest (CGAP) was set up at the World Bank as a three-year initiative (1995-1998) to increase the quality and quantity of sustainable microfinance institutions (MFIs) serving the poor.1 As a consortium of donor agencies and microfinance practitioners working together to bring microfinance into the mainstream, CGAP acts as a service provider to the microfinance industry by catering to the needs of three stakeholders, namely the MFIs, donor agencies, and the microfinance industry. ... See More +

Working Paper 51446 JAN 01, 2003

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

National Dairy Development Board of India (English)

The National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) is the national-level body involved in promoting, financing, and supporting milk-distribution organizations in India that are owned and controlled by the producers themselves. ... See More +

Working Paper 51458 JAN 01, 2003

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

Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan (MKSS) (English)

Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan (MKSS), which means 'the organization for the power of laborers and farmers' in Hindi, was founded in 1990 by three social activists in one of the most backward areas in the state of Rajasthan, India. ... See More +

Working Paper 51456 JAN 01, 2003

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

Kecamatan Development Project (English)

The World Bank aided Kecamatan Development Project (KDP) is a community-based project, initiated by the Government of Indonesia, to alleviate rural poverty levels. ... See More +

Working Paper 51462 JAN 01, 2003

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

Drishtee telecenter initiative (English)

Drishtee is a franchise-based telecenter initiative for delivering information and services to rural and semi-urban populations in India. Drishtee's objective is to develop and manage a series of partnerships that will: (a) work together to deliver both governmental and private services efficiently to citizens in rural areas, and (b) generate revenues to maintain the economic viability of the operation by charging fees for these services. ... See More +

Working Paper 51451 JAN 01, 2003

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

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Broadening SME networking and cluster development : UNIDO initiatives - glimpses from Nicaragua and India (English)
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JAN 01, 2004 51466 Working Paper
Uganda - Poverty Reduction Support Credit (PRSC) (English)
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JAN 01, 2004 51435 Working Paper
Public expenditure tracking surveys - application in Uganda, Tanzania, Ghana and Honduras (English)
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JAN 01, 2004 51468 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
Peru - Programmatic Social Reform Loan (PRSL) (English)
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JAN 01, 2003 51467 Working Paper
Consultative Group to Assist the Poorest (CGAP) (English)
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JAN 01, 2003 51446 Working Paper
National Dairy Development Board of India (English)
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JAN 01, 2003 51458 Working Paper
Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan (MKSS) (English)
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JAN 01, 2003 51456 Working Paper
Kecamatan Development Project (English)
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JAN 01, 2003 51462 Working Paper
Drishtee telecenter initiative (English)
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JAN 01, 2003 51451 Working Paper