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Rapid and sustained economic growth in the emerging world has brought new members,notably China, into the group of middle-income countries. Reaching this level of income, however, has historically presented countries with a new set of challenges to development, known as the middle-income trap. Limited income convergence in Latin America has been due to its reduced capacity to engage in structural transformations.
Developing Asia is forecast to grow by 7.2% in 2011, 6.9% in 2012 and 7.3% in 2013. The greatest risk to Asia’s outlook is the continued uncertainty in Europe’s sovereign debt problems. Raising living standards and reducing poverty should be a priority in the years to come.
Slovenia has put in place many of the important building blocks for its programme, including the legal foundations, a statement of priorities and a consolidated budget for ODA.
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In the context of the preparation for the 4th OECD World Forum on Statistics, Knowledge and Policies, the High Commission of Planning of Morocco and the OECD Development Centre organised the African Conference on Measuring Well-Being and Fostering the Progress of Societies.
This page lists key policy statements and declarations on environment and development.
Major donors’ aid to developing countries fell by nearly 3% in 2011, breaking a long trend of annual increases. Disregarding years of exceptional debt relief, this was the first drop since 1997.
List of countries, territories and organisations that have adhered to the Busan Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation
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THIS QUARTER IN ASIA Asian Business Cycle Indicators (ABCIs), Vol.8 April – June 2012
This Forum provided a regional platform for participating countries to showcase their current reforms, and increase the subregion's visibility to international investors.
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This paper examines Korea’s low-carbon green growth strategy with a focus on three pillars: regulations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from industries; incentive mechanisms for businesses to develop green technologies and products; and public information tools to increase awareness and demand for green products.