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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.
Link to the International Forum on Africa 2009 web
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 economic crisis has hit the entire world economy, with governments steppi
Colombian Foreign Minister praises Development Centre's Latin American work at the presentation in Bogota of the OECD Latin American Economic Outlook 2009
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.
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Article by Javier Santiso in Spanish newspaper El Mundo
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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Se acabó la fiesta en Latinoamérica, article by Javier Santiso