Promoting Pro-Poor Growth: Social Protection, prepared by the DAC Network on Poverty Reduction (POVNET), shows that social protection programmes can be affordable, including in the poorest countries, when they are well designed and well implemented.
According to the OECD Secretary-General, the current international food crisis is a global challenge and agricultural commodity prices should remain high and grow more volatile in the next decade.
An introduction to the POVNET Cambodia Country Workshop from which a pdf file of the full report can be downloaded.
What benefits would the Internet bring to the developing world? A live online question and answer session is taking place now until 16.00 Paris time (15.00 GMT) on Thursday 21 February 2008.
An introduction to the POVNET Promoting Pro-Poor Growth Workshop in Ghana, 17 June 2008, from which a pdf file of the full report can be downloaded.
You will find herewith the German translation of "Promoting Pro-Poor Growth: Key Policy Messages"
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The objective of this Policy Guidance is to help DAC members use their ODA more effectively to mobilise private investment for development.
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On current trends, the Millennium Development Goals may not be achieved in many developing countries, especially in Africa. Despite positive trends in the past decade, business investment and enterprise development in non-OECD regions continue to fall short of development needs. Realisation of this has led to renewed interest in the growth agenda and the importance of private investment for promoting the broad-based and sustained
To help donors increase the impact of their private sector development programmes on poverty reduction the DAC has prepared Promoting Pro-Poor Growth: Private Sector Development. This report includes guidance on six topics important for promoting pro-poor growth
Who are the main stakeholders and institutions involved? Which transmission channels are the most effective in reaching the poor and vulnerable? What is the best way to tackle the risks faced in pursuing these interventions?