Policy Briefs


  • 1-July-2010

    English

    Getting Closer to the Core - Measuring Country Programmable Aid

    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?

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  • 1-July-2010

    English

    Flyer: Global Governance for International Development: Who's in Charge?

    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?

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  • 10-June-2010

    English

    Beyond the DAC: The welcome role of other providers of co-operation

    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.

  • 24-October-2008

    Spanish

    Resúmenes temáticos acerca de la igualdad de género y la cooperatiòn por el desarollo

    Los resúmenes temáticos de la red GENDERNET exploran la igualdad de género, el empoderamiento de las mujeres y la cooperatiòn por el desarollo.

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  • 24-July-2008

    English

    Policy Briefs on Gender Equality, Women’s Empowerment and Development

    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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  • 23-May-2008

    English, , 195kb

    Making Trade Work for Developing Countries

    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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  • 13-September-2006

    English, , 190kb

    Policy Brief: The Policy Framework for Investment

    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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  • 15-September-2004

    English, , 368kb

    DEV Centre Policy Brief No. 25: Which Policies Can Reduce the Cost of Capital in Southern Africa?

    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.

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  • 18-May-2004

    English

    Evaluation Insights

    Key documents, publications and guidelines published by the Network.

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  • 6-April-2004

    English, , 552kb

    DEV Centre Policy Brief No. 24: Innovative Approaches to Funding the Millennium Development Goals

    While the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are broadly supported, their financing remains problematic.

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