Recent Submissions

  • COUNTERPART FUNDS AND DEVELOPMENT 

    Maxwell, Simon (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1992)
    Summary Counterpart funds play an important, growing and often controversial role in developing countries. The Bulletin reviews the issues and connects counterpart funds to wider themes in development: poverty targeting, ...
  • NEGLECTED ISSUES IN THE COUNTERPART FUND DEBATE 

    Maxwell, Simon (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1992)
    Summary The article reviews the current conventional wisdom on counterpart funds and discusses four neglected issues: sectoral and commodity disaggregation; inter?annual variability; fiscal and import dependence; and ...
  • THE MACROECONOMIC EFFECTS OF COUNTERPART FUNDS 

    Bruton, Henry J.; Hill, Catharine B. (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1992)
    Summary This article discusses the major macroeconomic effects of counterpart funds. These include their effects on the money supply, the balance of payments, government finances, and inflation. While the macroeconomic ...
  • MONETISATION OF PROJECT FOOD AID? 

    Schulthes, Jens (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1992)
    Summary Project (both development and emergency) food aid aims at increasing household food security of selected beneficiary groups, and has for this reason traditionally been provided strictly in kind. Monetization, i.e. ...
  • THE ROLE OF COUNTERPART FUNDS IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 

    Bruton, Henry J.; Hill, Catharine B. (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1992)
    Summary This article considers the basic question of whether the creation and use of counterpart funds make a significant contribution to the development of aid receiving countries. In a country with an inexperienced ...
  • COMMODITY AID AND COUNTERPART FUNDS IN SUB?SAHARAN AFRICA: SOME MACROECONOMIC ASPECTS 

    Green, Reginald Herbold (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1992)
    Summary Commodity (especially food) aid, counterpart funds from recipient sale of external aid (commodities or import support forex) and the macroeconomics of structural adjustment in sub?Sanaran Africa have become an ...
  • AN ANALYSIS OF THE USE OF COUNTERPART FUNDS IN MOZAMBIQUE 

    Riley, Barry (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1992)
    Summary While there is increasing consensus on how counterpart funds can be managed more effectively, there remain many procedural and managerial difficulties to overcome. Using recent experience with counterpart funds ...
  • THE MACROECONOMICS OF COUNTERPART FUNDS: THE CASE OF FOOD FOR HUNGER PREVENTION IN ETHIOPIA 

    Belshaw, Deryke (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1992)
    Summary The article explores the scope for monetizing food aid to set up a special fund to finance famine?relief activities in Ethiopia. In macroeconomic terms, food aid sales in good years to create a fund must not create ...
  • COUNTERPART FUNDS IN THE DESIGN OF MACROECONOMIC AND STRUCTURAL ADJUSTMENT PROGRAMMES 

    Clément, Jean A. P. (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1992)
    Summary The article draws attention to the importance of including counterpart funds (CF) in the design of adjustment programmes. After providing an overview of programmes supported by the IMF and describing the donors' ...
  • THE TREATMENT OF COUNTERPART FUNDS IN THE DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE COMMITTEE'S PRINCIPLES FOR PROGRAMME ASSISTANCE 

    Fell, Arthur M. (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1992)
    Summary The Development Assistance Committee (DAC) of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has adopted Principles for Programme Assistance which include guidelines for the treatment of counterpart ...
  • EUROPEAN COMMUNITY POLICY ON COUNTERPART FUNDS 

    Tincani, Amos (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1992)
    Summary This article reviews the evolution of Community policy and practice on counterpart funds (CF) generated by food aid and, more recently, by import programmes in favour of adjusting countries. The new instrument ...
  • PROGRAMMING AND MANAGING COUNTERPART FUNDS TO ENHANCE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: A US PERSPECTIVE 

    McClelland, Donald G. (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1992)
    Summary In 1991 the US Agency for International Development (AID) issued new policy guidelines governing the generation, programming, and accountability requirements associated with host country?owned local currency, or ...
  • COUNTERPART FUNDS: THE CANADIAN EXPERIENCE IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN 

    Gardiner, Susan (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1992)
    Summary In Latin America and the Caribbean, Canada has supported recipient country efforts to implement tough economic reforms. There has been considerable debate within Canada on the impact of these reforms on the ‘poor’ ...