The concept of country programmable aid aims to provide a better estimate of the volume of resources transferred to developing countries. This brief asks: how is this concept defined, how useful is it, and what can be done to make it better?
There is no single way in which countries can agree on how to make their development more effective, and make these decisions stick. This brief asks: how can this situation be improved?
This Issues Brief sheds light on who the donors beyond the DAC are and how much they are giving. It describes the principles that guide their co-operation and distinguish them from DAC donors.
Los resúmenes temáticos de la red GENDERNET exploran la igualdad de género, el empoderamiento de las mujeres y la cooperatiòn por el desarollo.
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.
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Adapting to change is vital for success in the modern global economy, for individuals, companies, industries and regions. New technologies breed new industries, and freer trade leads to new markets as well as global competition. “Structural adjustment” or adaptation to structural change is necessary for economies to reap the benefits of new technologies and emerging market opportunities. But such structural change can create losers as
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Private investment is essential for ensuring economic growth, sustainable development and poverty reduction. It increases the productive capacity of an economy, drives job creation, brings innovation and new technologies, and boosts income growth. But the amount of private investment, particularly in African and developing economies, falls short of development needs. And the benefits of investment in emerging and transition economies
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Lowering interest rates and, thus, the cost of borrowing in the rand zone (Lesotho, Namibia, Swaziland and South Africa) is a priority to promote investment and economic growth.
Key documents, publications and guidelines published by the Network.
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While the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are broadly supported, their financing remains problematic.