Promoting Pro-Poor Growth: Policy Statement (2006) contains recommendations to donors on how to make their support to pro-poor growth more effective.
Promoting Pro-Poor Growth: Agriculture takes a fresh look at the important contribution of agriculture to pro-poor growth.
Promoting Pro-Poor Growth: Infrastructure elaborates four guiding principles, and their application to various sectors, including transport, energy, information and communication technology, and water, sanitation and irrigation.
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POVNET has prepared guidance to donors on promoting pro-poor growth. The policy statement is developed in the attached document. POVNET has also produced reports on promoting the contribution of private sector development, agriculture and infrastructure to pro-poor growth.
Why has growth been more successful in reducing poverty in some countries than in others? How can poor women and men best participate in, contribute to and benefit from the growth process? Why is pro-poor growth important and what can donors do to promote it?
Ex ante poverty impact assessment (PIA) helps donors and developing countries address vital questions that influence the impact and outcomes of their policies and programmes on the poor.
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Without major and sustained efforts to promote more and better investment (both domestic and foreign) in developing countries, meeting the Millennium Development Goals will be even more difficult than presently envisaged. Bilateral and multilateral donors already spend a significant share of their aid on activities that contribute to mobilising private investment - 26% of all foreign assistance,according to one analysis of mostly
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Pro-poor growth is essential for halving the proportion of people with incomes below USD 1 a day (MDG1). This report is designed to help practitioners in development agencies and governments to understand the factors that matter for pro-poor growth and the processes needed to bring it about.
This DAC Reference Document on Poverty and Health, jointly published by the OECD and WHO, extends the analysis and recommendations of the DAC Guidelines on Poverty Reduction by setting out the essential components of a pro-poor health approach.
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DAC High Level Meeting policy statement.