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The study is a first step towards offering an in-depth insight on how foundations working for development are evolving in their search for greater impact. It gives insights into an innovative and cutting-edge development theme, which is becoming pivotal in the Post-2015 context and in discussions on financing for development. Its potential also lies in helping bridge the knowledge and cultural gap between foundations and governments.
The face of philanthropy is changing. In their efforts to achieve greater impact and higher social returns on their investments, foundations are adopting practices more commonly associated with commercial enterprise and venture capital, according to the OECD netFWD Venture Philanthropy in Development study.
The Policy Dialogue on Natural Resource-based Development contributes to ensuring OECD’s continuous relevance as a forum where developing, emerging and advanced economies can constructively discuss issues of common interest and explore approaches to common challenges, drawing on objective evidence-based comparative analysis as a common knowledge base.
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OECD Development Centre’s Programme of Work and Budget for 2013-14
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Although growth outlook is mixed across Emerging Asia, the latest Asian Business Cycle Indicators (ABCIs) suggest signs of growth stabilisation for China and a
more positive outlook for the Philippines and Singapore, while still weak growth prospects for India.
Start-ups are gaining momentum in Latin America's innovation strategies. Start-up Latin America: Promoting Innovation in the Region analyses the role of policies in promoting the creation and expansion of start-ups. It provides a comparative snapshot of recent initiatives in six countries in the region to identify good practices and foster knowledge sharing to improve innovation policy design and implementation.
OECD Development Pathways - MULTI-DIMENSIONAL REVIEW OF MYANMAR - Initial assessment
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THIS QUARTER IN ASIA - Asian Business Cycle Indicators (ABCIs), Vol.11 - April – July 2013
The OECD Multi-Dimensional Country Reviews are underpinned by a conceptual framework which promotes a holistic conception of development, advocates policy advice based on a diagnostic approach, and which requires issues to be examined from multiple dimensions rather than along sectoral lines.
The OECD Development Centre's series 'Making Development Happen' addresses an increasing demand for policy analysis and targeted support in developing countries. It focuses on structural themes through the analysis of policies and institutions and is based on in-depth peer reviews involving both developed and emerging economies.