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  • 15-January-2014

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    Development Centre Newsletter - January 2014

    Rural development policies: New OECD comparative study takes a closer look at the Korean experience / Inaugural Meeting of the Policy Dialogue on Natural Resource-Based Development / Launch of the Revenue Statistics in Latin America 2014

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  • 13-January-2014

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    Norway high up the aid donor table but could improve allocation

    Norway gave USD 4.8 billion in official development assistance (ODA) in 2012, or 0.93 percent of its gross national income (GNI). That made it the third most-generous member in terms of its ODA/GNI ratio of the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee (DAC), which groups major donors.

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  • 18-December-2013

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    Illicit Financial Flows from Developing Countries: Measuring OECD Responses

    Strengthening OECD firewalls can only do so much to combat a phenomenon which thrives on weak governance. This report highlights that donor agencies can support this goal through their central role in linking OECD and developing countries, and using their aid to support governments willing to tackle these issues.

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  • 18-December-2013

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    Fishing for Tomorrow: Managing fisheries for sustainable development

    The fishery sector contributes to development and growth in many countries, playing an important role for food security and nutrition, poverty reduction, employment and trade.

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  • 16-December-2013

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    DEV Working Paper No. 321: Productive Capabilities: An Empirical Investigation of their Determinants

    Recent research associated structural transformation to a change in the type of goods a country produces and exports. This change entails a gradual move towards goods that embody greater physical and/or human capital, which is conceptualized as the “economic complexity” of a country. This paper unveils the determinants of this variable, taking into account the set of factors affecting the degree of economic complexity in countries.

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  • 5-December-2013

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  • 5-December-2013

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    Green Growth and Sustainable Development Forum 2013: How to unlock investment in support of green growth?

    The 2013 Forum was held on 5-6 December and discussed how governments can improve their investment policy framework to reduce the risk and attract long-term private finance in support of green growth.

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  • 3-December-2013

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    Slovenia joins the OECD Development Assistance Committee

    Slovenia has become the 29th member of the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC), the leading international forum for providers of development co-operation.

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  • 26-November-2013

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  • 14-November-2013

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    Capturing Digital Dividends and Closing Digital Divides

    Information and communications technologies (ICTs) have created a new platform for the exchange of information and knowledge in both developed and developing countries. If leveraged across the economy and throughout sectors, ICTs, including Internet, wireless networks, mobile phones, and other communication media, can catalyse development and economic and social change, improve wellbeing and expand economic prosperity.

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