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Publication date: 1 November 2010
Format: Paperback, Paperback

Second edition of a practical guide to using tax audits to detect concealed income in the most common trades in cash based economies. Based on methods used widely in the Indo-Pakistan sub-continent, it is also useful in other developing countries with cash based economies.

Series title: Managing the Public Service: Strategies for Improvement Series
Number within series: 16
Publication date: 1 November 2010
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

This publication reviews the effects of the reforms implemented under the new public management programme on the roles and conditions of service of permanent secretaries and directors in Botswana, Ghana, Uganda and Zambia.

Contributor: Jane Jenson
Series title: Social Policies in Small States Series
Number within series: 1
Publication date: 25 October 2010
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

This paper examines the concept of social cohesion in policy debates and assesses its impact on social development. Part I examines the literature, identifying different types of usage. Part II presents a range of indicators that have been used to measure social cohesion. Part III provides discussion of the lessons to be drawn.

Publication date: 1 June 2010
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

CEDAW - the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women - is a powerful international human rights instrument that reflects a global determination to achieve gender equality. This book looks at the cultural and legal challenges relating to the implementation of CEDAW, and the individual approaches adopted.

Publication date: 1 May 2009
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

Offers journalists and other media professionals an overview of the issues, testimonies from journalists on the ground. This book provides guidelines for good practice, along with reports from Commonwealth Observer Groups on election reporting in a number of Commonwealth countries.

Publication date: 1 March 2009
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

Designed to help trainers develop suitable materials to assist small farmers and producers to supply high quality horticultural produce for sale. This title takes trainers through a step by step approach of progressive learning. It provides the trainer information that can be used to design and tailor-make courses applicable to the context.

Series title: Commonwealth Secretariat Local Government Reform Series
Publication date: 1 June 2008
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

Explores how fiscal decentralisation takes place alongside administrative decentralisation. This book considers the revenue sources available, systems of intergovernmental transfers between central and local government, and the procedures necessary to ensure that local governments use their financial resources appropriately.

Series title: Tropical Trees: Propagation and Planting Manuals
Number within series: 5
Publication date: 1 March 2008
Format: Spiral bound

A guide for non-specialist on how to plant and establish the right trees for any particular area. With line drawings and diagrams, it shows how to select the specimens, planting methods, and how to ensure that newly planted trees thrive.

Contributor: Camille Stoll-Davey
Series title: Economic Paper Series
Publication date: 1 May 2007
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

Full participation by small and developing countries in the financial services sector requires a "level playing field". This work analyses debates on this issue between the OECD and small and developing countries, and suggests ways to ensure fairness in international taxation matters.

Series title: Managing the Public Service Strategies for Improvement Series
Number within series: 15
Publication date: 1 May 2006
Format: Paperback

For senior managers in local government, policy makers in ministries of local government, and students and researchers in public administration with an interest in local government issues.