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Some countries made comments about the case studies that the Secretariat has commissioned to assist in the development of national and sub-regional action programmes. The EC expressed doubts that the case studies will provide a useful basis for programme models. The UK said that the hasty preparation of the case studies seems to be inconsistent with the principles of bottom-up community-led initiatives. Cameroon and Morocco, however, supported the case studies and expressed confidence that they will lead to the elaboration of strategies.