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The objective of this paper is to raise awareness among donors and partner countries of the potential contribution of trade to economic growth and development, the challenges of realising that potential, and the role of aid for trade in addressing those challenges.
All countries need to trade, with their neighbours and globally, to sustain long-term economic growth. Some low-income countries lack the instutitions, infrastructure to benefit from open markets and lift their people out of poverty.
How effective is aid at helping countries meet their own development objectives? Some of the answers can be found in this survey report which presents the results from the second, follow-up survey on monitoring the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness.
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The second Global Review of Aid for Trade demonstrates that despite the crisis, there is good news for developing countries: in 2007, total aid for trade reached USD 25.4 billion, USD 4.3 billion (21%) more than the 2005 baseline. Even so, World Bank estimates show that 53 million more people are expected to be living on less than USD 1.25 a day. And while a few countries have slightly reduced the targets they set in 2005 for 2010,
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This policy sets out the minimum expectations for measuring performance at the strategy, program and activity levels. It describes three types of reporting: annual performance reporting, the quality reporting system and evaluation reports.
This book outlines what individual donor countries are doing to fulfil their development co-operation ambitions.
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This report reviews good practices in strategic financial planning in OECD and developing countries and summarises key lessons for policy makers and practitioners.
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How do multi-year budgetary processes work in practice in developed an developing countries? This paper identifies opportunities for and limits to financing environmental management.
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.
Current financing for climate change adaptation and mitigation is clearly insufficient and the development co-operation community needs to think through its implications and come up with forceful responses, according to the OECD Secretary-General.