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  • 19-March-2016

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    Remarks at China Development Forum: Launch of the OECD-DRC project for a greener future for China’s industrial sector

    The OECD will draw on its multidisciplinary expertise, data, and tools – along with our ground-breaking work on climate finance, fossil fuel subsidy reform, measuring effective carbon prices, and policy alignment for a low-carbon economy – to deliver timely and evidence-based insights for this project, which has four main objectives.

  • 18-March-2016

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    Humanitarian Assistance

    The OECD DAC measures and monitors development finance targeting humanitarian assistance.

  • 18-March-2016

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    Urbanisation Dynamics in West Africa 1950–2010 - Africapolis I, 2015 Update

    Since 1950, the number of urban agglomerations in West Africa increased from 152 to almost 2 000, and today towns and cities are home to 41% of the region’s total population. Cities and their inhabitants are increasingly shaping West Africa’s economic, political and social landscape. Yet there is little up-to-date data available for analysis and the formulation of development policy at the local, national and regional levels.

    Africapolis, a comprehensive and homogenous dataset on urbanisation, is a significant step towards closing this data gap. The 2015 update covers 17 West African countries spanning the period 1950 to 2010. Its original methodology combines demographic sources, satellite and aerial imagery to provide population estimates and geolocation at the level of individual agglomerations. The morphological approach adopted by Africapolis helps identify territorial transformation processes which are at the core of West Africa’s complex urbanisation dynamics and can be observed at several levels: metropolises, secondary cities, the merging of villages and the formation of conurbations.

    The identification of cities with fewer than 100 000 inhabitants is a major contribution of Africapolis – 90% of West Africa’s cities, or a combined population of 45 million people, fall into this category – a figure which underscores the important role of small cities within the urban system. This edition also includes new measurements of urbanisation in Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation, constituting the most complete dataset on urbanisation dynamics in this country to date.

  • 16-March-2016

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    Latin America and the Caribbean: Tax revenues rise slightly but remain well below OECD levels

    Despite a continuing slowdown in economic growth, tax revenues in Latin American and Caribbean countries rose slightly in 2014, as a proportion of national incomes, according to new data from the annual Revenue Statistics in Latin America and the Caribbean publication.

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  • 15-March-2016

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    Key Issues affecting Youth in Viet Nam

    The article contains general information on youth-related issues in Viet Nam

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  • 15-March-2016

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    Events organised by the DAC Network on Gender Equality (GENDERNET)

    Find out more about international events organised by the OECD-DAC Network on Gender Equality (GENDERNET).

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  • 13-March-2016

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    Youth Inclusion project - Viet Nam

    According to the 2009 Census, there were 16.6 million people aged 15-24 in Viet Nam, accounting for 19.4% of the total population. This page will present an overview of resent work on youth in the country.

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  • 13-March-2016

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    Key Issues affecting Youth in Peru

    The article contains general information on youth-related issues in Peru.

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  • 11-March-2016

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    Aid to gender equality - annual statistical charts

    Aid in support of gender equality and women's empowerment - annual statistical charts (March 2016) summarises the latest statistics on aid focused on gender equality and women’s empowerment for each DAC member for 2013-14.

  • 10-March-2016

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    Youth Inclusion project - Peru

    Peru's population is characterized by great ethnic, linguistic, socio-economic and geographic diversity with youth accounting for 19.1% of the total population. This page will present an overview of resent work on youth in the country.

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