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This report presents the experiences and lessons learned in 22 countries in Africa, Latin America and Asia related to the application of the Methodology for the Assessment of National Procurement Systems.
Promoting Pro-Poor Growth: Social Protection, prepared by the DAC Network on Poverty Reduction (POVNET), shows that social protection programmes can be affordable, including in the poorest countries, when they are well designed and well implemented.
This publication highlights key outcomes of the work of the MENA-OECD Investment Programme from 2005-2007, including reforms achieved to date in investment policies and promotion, corporate governance, financial-sector development, and tax policies. It also contains information on the Programme’s activities, highlighting business-climate developments in MENA countries.
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The world is rapidly transforming and a number of dynamic emerging economies,including South Africa, have become major players and trading partners with the members of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development(OECD). In this context, the OECD Members have recognised the need for theOrganisation to become more open and relevant in order to realise its strategicgoal of becoming an important hub for dialogue on globally
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This report seeks to help clarify the discussion of fragility and to examine implications for state building, including as a framework for international engagement.
Poverty Reduction and Social Development at the Development Centre - Team
The policy briefs prepared by the DAC Network on Gender Equality highlights the importance of addressing gender equality and women’s empowerment to achieve the Millennium Development Goals.
Estelle Loiseau is the assistant of the Poverty Reduction and Social Development group at the OECD Development Centre.
In 2007, Russia’s international investment flows reached record highs, making Russia one of the world’s largest recipients and sources of FDI. Russia's potential for attracting even more international investment can be improved by strengthening beneficial competition and offering additional opportunities for investment. Disseminating international standard business practices among Russian firms can also boost the country's
Informal employment is a widespread phenomenon in Romania and a key challenge for the country’s development. A new OECD Development Centre report analyses this problem and highliths sevarel policy options.