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After an initial assessment of constraints to development in Myanmar found in Volume I, this Volume II assesses key issues and makes policy recommendations. It finds that Myanmar faces a crucial few years to shape growth towards a higher, more sustainable and equitable trajectory. Key issues addressed include modernising the agricultural sector and dealing with corruption and lack of technology and skills to build the manufacturing
The Sahara-Sahel has seen recurrent episodes of instability. However, the recent Libyan and Malian crises have intensified the level of violence. These episodes have restructured the geopolitical and geographical dynamics of the region. Cross-border or regional, these contemporary crises require new institutional responses. How can countries sharing this space - Algeria, Libya, Mali, Morocco, Mauritania, Niger, Chad and Tunisia
OECD's comprehensive review of investment policy in Botswana. After an overview of the country, the review examines investment policy, investment promotion and facilitation as well as infrastructure in Botswana.
The OECD’s Development Assistance Committee (DAC) conducts periodic reviews of the individual development co-operation efforts of DAC members. This peer review of Ireland reviews its development policies and programmes. It assesses not just the performance of its development co-operation agency, but also policy and implementation. It takes an integrated, system-wide perspective on the development co-operation and humanitarian
Water security is one of the greatest challenges we face today, yet the situation has never looked more perilous. By 2050 the OECD Environmental Outlook projects that nearly 4 billion people will live in river basins under severe water stress, and global nitrogen effluents from wastewater are projected to grow by 180%. Whilst, over the same period, global demand for water is expected to grow by 55%.
This Initiative was created following the OECD’s commitment at the 6th World Water Forum in Marseille in 2012 to spearhead robust economic and evidence-based analysis, tailored policy dialogues, and multi-stakeholder consultation in support of better water governance.
DAC peer reviews analyse how DAC members go about public engagement for accountability
and to raise public awareness of global development successes and challenges.
Engaging the public, whether through public information, communication, campaigns or
development education, is a core function of most government departments or agencies
involved in official development co-operation. This report highlights key
Global Launch of the 2014 Edition of the Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) on 27 November 2014 in Oslo, Norway.
Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India 2015: Strengthening Institutional Capacity / Social Cohesion Policy Review of Viet Nam / Policy Dialogue on GVCs, Production Transformation and Development
The OECD DAC measures and monitors development finance targeting climate change objectives using two Rio markers: Climate Change Mitigation and Climate Change Adaptation.