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For many countries rich in oil, gas and minerals, development remains an elusive goal. The rich get richer, the poor stay poor, inequality rises, economies stagnate, corruption flourishes and conflict deepens.
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This concept note provides an outline for a Risk Mitigation Brokerage and Evaluation Facility for investment in infrastructure to be hosted by the African Development Bank. It was distributed as part of the documentation at the Annual Meeting of the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) held in Rome on 9-11 March 2009.
The OECD will release a new report – Managing Water for All: Pricing and Financing – at an event during the World Water Forum in Istanbul.
The Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) is a new composite measure of gender equality. By focusing on the root casus behind gender inequalities, it complements and improves existing measures in several ways.
In many countries, tradition and culture pose obstacles to women’s economic development, so understanding their impact is a key to effective development policies.
Este informe examina prácticas y enfoques institucionales hacia la igualdad de género y empoderamiento de las mujeres dentro de las agencias de cooperación al desarrollo que son miembros del CAD OCDE.
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This is one in a series of Advisory Notes that supplement the OECD DAC Good Practice Guidance on Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA). It illustrates how considerations of Disaster Risk Reduction can be integrated into strategic planning through SEA.
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The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) aims to reduce secrecy in the sector.EITI needs more specific minimum disclosure standards together with a stronger engagement of civil society.
This publication demonstrates that natural resources can contribute to growth, employment, exports and fiscal revenues. It highlights the importance of policies encouraging the sustainable management of these resources, while emphasizing the special governance challenges.