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  • 22-April-2016

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    Evaluation Insights # 11: Forests and Sustainable Forest Management

    Deforestation and forest degradation are the second leading human cause of CO2 emissions contributing to global warming according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Given the importance of the sector, it is surprising that there have been relatively few attempts to synthesise evaluation evidence on addressing deforestation to reduce CO2 emissions. This paper aims to attract attention to the existing evidence base.

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  • 18-April-2016

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    Aid trend is reversing: More money to the poorest

    Global development aid reached a record high in 2015. Being inspired to do even better, we should also focus on the main purpose of aid. Is it to be the salt or the oil in the water?

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  • 15-April-2016

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    Why the latest aid figures mean we must think bigger about development

    The world is changing rapidly. With conflicts continuing to erupt, the amount of vulnerable people in the world is increasing, as is the complexity and cost of the response needed to help people survive extreme poverty and danger.

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  • 13-April-2016

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    How can the Global Alliance for Resilience (AGIR) contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals? - OECD Insights blog

    There is a positive correlation between the implementation of the AGIR Regional Roadmap and the achievement of some of the SDGs – especially goals 1 & 2 (ending poverty and hunger respectively) – in the Sahel and West Africa.

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  • 13-April-2016

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    Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals is an imperative

    On 25 September 2015, the 193 countries of the United Nation’s General Assembly adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This comprehensive set of goals aims to “end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all” as part of a new development agenda.

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  • 12-April-2016

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    Analyses and reports

    From numbers to meaning – what stories do the data tell us? Access our major reports covering global aid and development flows plus major in-depth studies by sector, type of aid and recipient groups.

  • 12-April-2016

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    Women for peace

    UN Security Council Resolution 1325, which was adopted in 2000, recognised, for the first time, the vital contribution of women to conflict prevention and resolution.

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  • 6-April-2016

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    Food Security and the Sustainable Development Goals - OECD Insights blog

    The new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) include a significant number of interconnected objectives related to agriculture and food.

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  • 28-March-2016

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    The Sustainable Development Goals: A Duty and an Opportunity - OECD Insights

    The Sustainable Development Goals are universal, multi-dimensional, and ambitious. To achieve them we need an integrated framework that promotes a growth path that respects the environment, and whose benefits are shared by all, not only by the privileged few.

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  • 18-March-2016

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    Humanitarian Assistance

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

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