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Africa’s agricultural, mining and energy resources could boost the continent’s economic growth and pave the way for a breakthrough in human development, according to the African Economic Outlook 2013
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The world produces enough food to feed everyone, yet more than one person in seven still goes hungry. This report explores ways in which more coherent policies in advanced and developing countries alike, as well as globally, can contribute to address the multiple dimensions of global food security and reduce hunger worldwide.
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Building on the OECD’s founding mission to foster economic prosperity and contribute to development and well-being worldwide, the Organisation is making use of its multidisciplinary expertise and peer-learning working methods to ensure more coherent and integrated policy approaches to development. This brochure illustrates this effort in practice.
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Perspectives on Global Development 2013 - the 60-second guide
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Shifting wealth and the new world economy - Channels of shifting wealth - The new productive landscape and the renewed interest of developing countries in industrial policy - Emerging issues in implementing industrial policy in developing economies - Upgrading skills for current and future needs - Mobilising financial resources - Bridging infrastructure gaps - The political economy of industrial policies
The DAC defines aid to Energy generation and supply as including energy sector policy, planning and programmes, and aid to power generation of both renewable and non-renewable sources.
The DAC defines aid to education as including education policy and administrative management, education facilities and training, teacher training and educational research, basic education, secondary education and post-secondary education.
The Czech Republic is now the 26th member of the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC).
To sustain future growth, many developing countries are exploring new opportunities through industrial policies to move up value chains, attract foreign direct investment (FDI), increase South-South trade, and tap new markets created by the emerging middle class, said OECD Secretary-General.
How do global value chains (GVCs) impact employment markets in developing countries? This paper reviews the literature on the subject, focusing on the labour market impacts of three processes that lie at the core of GVC development: importing, exporting, and foreign direct investment (FDI). Two case studies are presented