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Mine action strategy

May 2006

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The aim of this document is to promote a safer and more secure environment for development and poverty reduction by alleviating the threat and socio-economic impact caused by landmines and other explosive remnants of war. The primary objectives of this strategy is to reduce suffering of survivors and support socio-economic rehabilitation; reduce the threat of explosive remnants of war to civilian populations; and improving the efficiency and effectiveness of advocacy

The PRSP approach : a basic guide for CARE International


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A Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) is a national plan of action for tackling poverty. It is generally the basis for IMF and World Bank lending to poor countries. It involves addressing poverty through a process of ample participation of beneficiaries, which should result in greater aid effectiveness. The document highlights some of the benefits of this approach, in the form of country ownership, institutional reforms and donor behaviour. The paper outlines both the technical basics and the political dimension of this approach


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