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One of the important lessons of the past two decades has been the pivotal role of innovation in economic development. The build-up of innovation capacities has played a central role in the growth dynamics of successful developing countries. Ongoing work at the OECD analyses innovation for development around a number of specific themes.
Rio+20 faces challenges that the Rio Earth Summit could not have foreseen: a growing gap between the rich and the poor, a global economic crisis, and some 2 billion more people by 2050 relying on the planets natural resources and the environment.
What is Country Programmable Aid (CPA) and why is it important? The answer to this and other frequently asked questions about country programmable aid can be found on this webpage.
English, PDF, 246kb
This report highlights progress achieved in i) mainstreaming the Strategy across the organisation, and ii) enhancing the level of engagement through the 14 projects and cross-cutting areas. It concludes with a set of proposals how to move forward with the Strategy’s implementation.
Presentation of the basic concepts of the Aid Activity database, advice on statistical methods and terminology, practical guidance for data search – the User’s Guide explains what data are available and what they can be used for.
English, PDF, 274kb
At the OECD’s 50th Anniversary Council Meeting at Ministerial level (MCM), Ministers
e endorsed a strategic mandated the OECD to design a Strategy on Development which is consistent with the Organisation’s founding mandate to promote development within and beyond its membership.
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This framework paper sets out the key elements of an OECD Strategy for Development which was endorsed at the OECD's 50th Anniversary Council Meeting at Ministerial level in 2012.
A Development Centre Study published by the OECD in April 2012 informs the funding debate of the MDGs and the scope of increased domestic resource mobilisation.
This User's Guide provides an introduction to DAC Statistics, a section on where to find the information you are looking for, a description of the datasets, and an example on how to run a query.
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The main goal of the Strategy is to strengthen OECD’s contributions to “higher and more inclusive growth in the widest array of countries”, making full use of the OECD evidence-based approaches to improve policy making and economic reform for developing and developed countries.