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Abbreviations and acronyms.

Abbreviations and Acronyms

AfDB African Development Bank
AHSDB Africa Household Survey Data Bank (World Bank)
AIDS Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
CAR Central African Republic
CEDAW Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of
 Discrimination Against Women
DAC Development Assistance Committee (OECD)
DALY Disability-adjusted life year
DHS Demographic and Health Surveys
ECA Economic Commission for Africa (UN)
FHH Female-Headed Household
GBD Global Burden of Disease
GDP Gross Domestic Product
HJV Human Immunodeficiency Virus
ICRW International Center for Research on Women
IFPRI International Food Policy Research Institute
JMT Intermediate Means of Transport
TPU International Parliamentary Union
MHH Male-Headed Household
NGO Non-Governmental Organization
PCE Per capita expenditure
PPP Purchasing Power Parity
PSPWG Poverty and Social Policy Working Group (SPA)
Sida Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency
SIP Sectoral Investment Program
SNA System of National Accounts (UN)
SSA Sub-Saharan Africa
SPA Special Program of Assistance for Africa
TFR Total Fertility Rate
UNDP United Nations Development Programme
UNFPA United Nations Fund for Population Activities
UNICEF United Nations Children's Education Fund
USAID United States Agency for International Development
WBI Women's Budget Initiative (South Africa)
WID Women in Development
WHO World Health Organization
WWB Women's World Banking

C. Mark Blackden

Chitra Bhanu

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Title Annotation:Gender Growth and Poverty Reduction: Special Program of Assistance for Africa, 1998 Status Report on Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa
Publication:Gender, Growth and Poverty Reduction
Date:Mar 1, 1999
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