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  • 25-February-2015


    The China-DAC Study Group

    The China-DAC Study Group was formed by the International Poverty Reduction Centre in China (IPRCC) and the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) in 2009. It aims to facilitate the sharing of experiences and promote learning on growth and poverty reduction.

  • 28-September-2010

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    Promoting Pro-Poor Growth: Policy Statement (2006)

    POVNET has prepared guidance to donors on promoting pro-poor growth. The policy statement is developed in the attached document in Chinese. POVNET has produced reports on promoting the contribution of private sector development, agriculture and infrastructure to pro-poor growth.

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  • 20-September-2010


    Millennium Development Goals: A job well done?

    OECD Secretary General Angel Gurría encourages all countries to meet their commitments to the world’s poorest by achieving the MDGs by 2015.

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  • 5-May-2010

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    Accelerating progress to the MDGs through pro-poor growth

    Sustainable economic growth is central to effective, long term poverty reduction strategies. But rapid and sustained poverty reduction requires pro-poor growth – a pace and pattern of growth in which poor women and men contribute, participate and benefit.

  • 18-August-2009


    Promoting Pro-Poor Growth: Employment

    The report invites donors to support more fully developing country’s employment objectives and to pay more attention to the employment consequences of their aid expenditures.

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  • 28-May-2009


    Innovative financing perspectives in the new global economic outlook

    According to Mr. Gurría, the number working poor living with less than 2 dollars a day can increase by more than 100 million and the number of hungry people in the world can increase by another 104 million by the end of the year, making urgent the issue of the financing for development.

  • 28-May-2009


    Major donors adopt plan to support poor countries in crisis during the High Level Meeting at OECD on 27-28 May 2009

    Members of Development Assistance Committee and Non-DAC OECD donors, the world’s major donor countries, have, at the High level meeting on 27 and 28 May 2009, adopted an Action Plan to support poor countries trying to cope with the economic and financial crisis.

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  • 6-May-2009


    Joint OECD-FAO High-Level Meeting on Global Food Security, remarks by OECD Secretary-General

    The combined effect of the global credit crunch, falling international trade and investment flows, lower remittances and the effect of budgetary pressures in donor countries’ aid plans, are reversing the progress we had made in combating global poverty and are pushing more people into hunger, according to the OECD Secretary-General. Important emergency measures need to be taken to ensure that more people have access to food

  • 3-December-2008

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    Pro-Poor Growth and the Role of Agriculture in Mali

    A POVNET workshop was held in Bamako to help strengthen the contribution that agriculture makes to pro-poor growth in Mali. It brought together government, farmer organisations and donors with a view to improving aid effectiveness.

  • 3-November-2008


    Aid for Trade: Making an impact

    Donors should honour their aid for trade pledges to developing countries despite the economic crisis, said OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría as he opened the OECD Policy Dialogue on Aid for Trade, held in Paris on 3 November 2008.

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