Policy Briefs

  • 30-November-2009

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    Policy Brief: Latin America in 2010: Migration Policies for Development

    The year 2010 will be critical for Latin America. While the region showssigns of recovering from the global economic crisis, many countries stillface important challenges, including scarce investment, low productivity,dependence on volatile commodity prices and slowing migrant remittances,to name just a few. Latin American governments should aim to makeeffective short-term responses to the crisis consistent with sustainablelong-term

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  • 30-November-2009

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    Síntesis: América Latina en 2010: Políticas migratorias para el desarrollo

    El 2010 será un año crítico para América Latina. Aunque la región muestra signosde recuperación de la crisis global, muchos países aún encaran importantesretos, entre los que se encuentran la menor inversión, la baja productividad,la dependencia excesiva de materias primas con precios altamente volátiles yla reducción del flujo de remesas enviadas por los emigrantes. Los gobiernoslatinoamericanos deben dar respuestas eficaces a los

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  • 24-October-2008


    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


    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

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    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

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    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

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    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


    Evaluation Insights

    Key documents, publications and guidelines published by the Network.

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  • 6-April-2004

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    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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  • 23-July-2001

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    Untying Aid to the Least Developed Countries

    The DAC High Level Meeting in April 2001 adopted a Recommendation on untying aid to the least developed countries. This Policy Brief sets out the background to this agreement.

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