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This publication presents comprehensive statistics on aid flows to agriculture. The analysis covers the years 2002-2007, including trends in donors’ aid, geographical focus of flows, and a broader picture of donors’ short and long term interventions to address food security issues.
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extract from forthcoming infoDev/ OECD publication on ICTs for development
The Investment Policy Review of India charts India's progress in developing an effective policy framework to promote investment for development, especially since the acceleration of economic reform from 1991 onward. It focuses on policies towards investment, trade, competition and other elements of the business environment. Finally, it outlines some of the challenges of implementing national-level reforms at state level.
The first OECD investment policy review of India is a landmark in the growing co-operation and enhanced engagement between India and the OECD. While the OECD is responsible for its contents, India participated wholeheartedly in the preparatory work at many levels of government and over the whole period from conception to completion.
China is increasingly interested in further advancing its investment co-operation with the OECD. This is in large part due to the fact that China wants to attract more "quality" foreign direct investment (FDI) from OECD-based companies and the perception that the OECD could provide useful best policy practices and experiences for China.
Despite the challenges remaining, the DAC notes some improvement in Italian aid management since 2008. It welcomes Italy’s intention to focus on 35 priority countries, the greater authority given to Italy’s embassies and technical offices to formulate programmes and deliver aid, and the Steering Committee on Development Cooperation’s high level policy direction.
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These papers on taxation for investment and development in Africa, private participation in energy infrastructure in Africa, deepening African financial markets for growth and investment and boosting Africa’s energy sector through carbon finance were prepared for the NEPAD-OECD meeting in Johannesburg on 11-12 November 2009.
As long as interest rates are so low and crisis needs are so great, it’s time to make IBRD
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This paper analyses the differences in Official Development Assistance (ODA) data recorded in the OECD’s Creditor Reporting System (CRS) versus aid data captured at the country level in Burkina Faso and Malawi. The CRS contains ODA statistics reported by the members of the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee (DAC) and some multilateral organisations. It has been tracking this information since 1967, making it the most
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This paper is intended to provide some initial reflections for the DAC Network on Gender Equality on whether, and to what degree, linkages can be made between the work on Global Public Goods (GPGs) and the promotion of gender equality and women’s empowerment.