On April 26-27, 2010 the Asia & Pacific Desk joined the Partnership Unit to organise DevCom Seminar “Aid Effectiveness & Regional Economic Integration” in Hanoi, Vietnam.
The OECD's investment policy review of Viet Nam constitutes a special effort by the Vietnamese government to revisit its investment strategy. This page describes how the Policy Framework for Investment was used to undertake this review.
This publication presents the results of the first OECD investment policy review of Viet Nam. It finds that the progress Viet Nam has achieved in less than two decades in putting into place a legal framework and implementing policies that mobilise private investment, including international direct investment, to support economic growth and the prosperity of Viet Nam’s citizens has been remarkable. Starting from a situation in which
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The Millennium Declaration set 2015 as the target date for halving the number of people living in extreme poverty. This paper examines the role of the agricultural sector and looks at 25 developing countries who have posted extraordinary success in reducing extreme poverty.
The rapidly developing Southeast Asia region is confronted with significant labour market challenges. This initiative aims to address the issues of employment and skills, especially through an interaction platform for members.
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The overall purpose of this evaluation is to ensure accountability for the use of allocated resources as well as to promote a lesson-learning culture in European Commission (EC) development cooperation. The main specific objectives of the evaluation were:
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This evaluation aims to learn lessons from AFD’s intervention methods to support the development of smallholder rubber plantations.
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Viet Nam's transport sector has made a substantial contribution to the country's rapid economic growth over the past decade.
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The main objective of this sector assistance program evaluation (SAPE) of urban services and water supply and sanitation (WSS) in Viet Nam is to contribute to the country assistance program evaluation (CAPE) of 2009.
Society at a Glance – Asia/Pacific Edition 2009 offers a concise quantitative overview of social trends and policies across Asia-Pacific economies.