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Poverty and Policy Coherence – Bangladesh

This report is the second in a series of three country case-studies that were undertaken as part of The North-South Institute’s project on Poverty and Policy Coherence. The first study was on  Mali and the third, on Jamaica. A final Synthesis Report summarizes all findings. The issue of policy coherence has become part of the international dialogue about…

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A New Round of WTO Trade Negotiations: A Tool for Poverty Reduction?

In November 2001, the Trade Ministers of all country members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) will meet in Doha, Qatar for its Fourth ministerial meeting. Wide differences remain among members on whether a new round of multilateral trade negotiations should be launched at the meeting and what should the agenda of a new round be. The Canadian government…

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Canada’s Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program as a Model of Best Practices in Migrant Worker Participation in the Benefits of Economic Globalization Project

The objective of this research is “to generate and provide research-based information and recommendations that will be used to examine short-term and longer-term program development strategies to enhance workers participation in the Canadian Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program (CSAWP) in a manner that will empower them to increase their contribution to rural economic growth, wealth creation and consequently poverty reduction…

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Journeys Just Begun: From Debt Relief to Poverty Reduction

The two essays in this  report critically examine the adequacy of the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries initiatives and the more general issue of financing for the poorest countries. The first essay (by John Serieux) surveys the key results from a North-South Institute research project comprising five HIPC case-studies1 (Bolivia, Ethiopia, Mali, Nicaragua and Uganda). The second2 (by Roy Culpeper) examines…

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Annual Report 2001

The Annual Report for the year 2001. Download PDF

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Gender Mainstreaming: Good Practices from the Asia Pacific Region

This book has been developed by Canada on behalf of APEC’s Ad Hoc Advisory Group on Gender Integration (AGGI) to assist in implementing the Framework for the Integration of Women in APEC. Undertaken by the AGGI as one of its four main critical tasks, the project was led by Status of Women Canada. It provides concrete examples of how…

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Canadian Development Report 2001/02

This fifth edition of the Canadian Development Report marks The North-South Institute’s 25th anniversary. Following the introduction by NSI President, Roy Culpeper, five guest contributors from Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean and Canada, reflect upon positive changes for the coming years. CDR 2001/02 also includes up-to-date statistics and analysis on Canada’s human, financial and…

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