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This publication contains the proceedings of the Regional Workshop on Indigenous Peoples and Poverty Reduction held in Manila on 25-26 October 2001.
Can a better understanding of "indigenous" issues be of practical value for poverty reduction programs and approaches in the Pacific? How do such terms as indigenous rights and indigenous identity, or indigenous institutions tend to be used in the Pacific context? Is the indigenous paradigm a meaningful one in a region of tremendous ethnic and cultural diversity, but where the vast majority of the population can claim to be indigenous on the grounds of descent from aboriginal populations?
This report explores these conceptual and policy issues.
This paper suggests that government contracting of the provision of health services to nongovernmental entities is not only feasible but can potentially increase the coverage of health services in a short time.
This study recommends a number of concrete actions that can be taken by governments, civil society groups, ADB, and other assistance providers to improve sociolegal status of women in the Asian and Pacific region.
This paper presents the unequal benefits of growth in Viet Nam.
Tonga's prospects for private sector-led economic development are bright, provided that governance, economic policy, and regulatory environments are improved. This is the conclusion of this economic report, which provides a comprehensive analysis of contemporary economic and key sector developments intended to assist the Government of Tonga in policy formulation and implementation.
This review of the nutrition science and program literature will help ADB and other development partners in selecting nutrition interventions either as stand-alone activities or components in integrated social welfare programs.
Malnutrition's causes and solutions at each stage of the human life cycle are discussed in a regional study on Nutrition Trends, Policies and Strategies and synthesized in this publication.
This double volume summarizes the findings the Asian Development Bank and UNICEF on investments to achieve the objective of the World Summit for Children (WSC)—to halve the world's underweight, stunted, and micronutrient-deficient children.
This paper seeks to identify the financial status of the program including financing gaps, future funding requirements for a routine (or expanded) program, sustainable financial options for strengthening the program, and anticipated and potential funding sources.