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    • World Development Report 1978 

      World Bank (Washington, DC, 1978)
      This first report deals with some of the major development issues confronting the developing countries and explores the relationship of the major trends in the international economy to them. It is designed to help clarify ...
    • World Development Report 1980 

      World Bank (New York: Oxford University Press, 1980)
      Developing countries start the decade facing two major challenges: to continue the social and economic progress of the past 30 years in an international climate that looks less helpful; and to tackle the plight of the 800 ...
    • A socio-economic baseline regional survey of the Richards Bay-Empangeni Region 

      Watts, Hilstan L. (Centre For Applied Social Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, 1983)
    • World Development Report 1983 

      World Bank (New York: Oxford University Press, 1983)
      This report is the sixth in an annual series assessing development issues. It reviews recent trends in the international economy and their implications for the developing countries with a special focus on the management ...
    • World Development Report 1984 

      World Bank (New York: Oxford University Press, 1984)
      Long-term needs and sustained effort are underlying themes in this year's report. As with most of its predecessors, it is divided into two parts. The first looks at economic performance, past and prospective. The second ...
    • World Development Report 1985 

      World Bank (New York: Oxford University Press, 1985)
      This report focuses on the contribution that international capital makes to economic development. While the report pays close attention to the events of the recent past, it also places the use of foreign capital in a broader ...
    • World Development Report 1986 

      World Bank (New York: Oxford University Press, 1986)
      This is the ninth in an annual series assessing development issues. The world economy is entering its fourth year of growth since the recession of 1982. Yet the recovery is hesitant with many developing countries facing ...
    • World Development Report 1987 

      World Bank (New York: Oxford University Press, 1987)
      This report, consisting of two parts, is the tenth in the annual series assessing development issues. Part I reviews recent trends in the world economy and their implications for the future prospects of developing countries. ...
    • World Development Report 1988 

      World Bank (New York: Oxford University Press, 1988)
      This is the eleventh report in the annual series assessing major development issues. Part I reviews recent trends in the world economy and their implications for the future prospects of developing countries. Part II examines ...
    • World Development Report 1989 

      World Bank (New York: Oxford University Press, 1989)
      This is the twelfth in the annual series assessing major development issues. Economic growth rates among the developing countries have varied considerably. The external environment has had an adverse impact on growth, but ...
    • World Development Report 1990 

      World Bank (New York: Oxford University Press, 1990)
      This report is the thirteenth in the annual series addressing major development issues. This report is about the poor. It is thus about the fundamental issue in economic development : the eradication of poverty from the ...
    • World Development Report 1992 

      World Bank (New York: Oxford University Press, 1992)
      This is the fifteenth in the annual series assessing major development issues. The World Development Report 1992 explores the links between economic development and the environment. The 1990 report on poverty, last year's ...
    • World Development Report 1993 

      World Bank (New York: Oxford University Press, 1993)
      This is the sixteenth in the annual series and examines the interplay between human health, health policy and economic development. Because good health increases the economic productivity of individuals and the economic ...
    • World Development Report 1994 

      World Bank (New York: Oxford University Press, 1994)
      World Development Report 1994, the seventeenth in this annual series, examines the link between infrastructure and development and explores ways in which developing countries can improve both the provision and the quality ...
    • Economic Reforms and the Poor : Social Action Programs and Social Funds in Sub-Saharan Africa 

      Marc, Alexandre; Graham, Carol; Schacter, Mark (World Bank, Washington, DC, 1994-02)
      For many African countries, and for developing countries in other regions, the latter half of the 1980s was a turning point in the struggle to alleviate poverty. In response to a ...
    • Towards Better Health in Sub-Saharan Africa 

      Shaw, R. Paul; Elmendorf, Edward (World Bank, Washington, DC, 1994-10)
      This article reports on a vision of health improvement that challenges African countries and their external partners to rethink current health strategies. The report stresses positive ...
    • Fighting the Population/Agriculture/Environment Nexus in Sub-Saharan Africa 

      Cleaver, Kevin; Schreiber, Gotz (World Bank, Washington, DC, 1994-12)
      Over the past thirty years, most of Sub-Saharan Africa has seen rapid population growth, poor agricultural performance, and increasing environmental degradation. Why do these problems ...
    • World Development Report 1995 

      World Bank (New York: Oxford University Press, 1995)
      This eighteenth annual report assesses what a more market-driven and integrated world means for workers. It asks which development strategies best address workers' needs, and what domestic labor market policies can do to ...
    • The main title of the item 

      Maaier, Edward (1995-03)
    • The Right to Borrow : Legal and Regulatory Barriers that Limit Access to Credit by Small Farms and Businesses 

      Fleisig, Heywood (World Bank, Washington, DC, 1995-04)
      Many laws and regulations in developing countries drive small businesspeople out of the formal banking sector and into the hands of high-cost and sometimes unscrupulous moneylenders ...