Updated estimates of the additional financial resources needed in developing countries to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are presented in this paper. The international community needs to broaden its notion of development co-operation to reach the MDGs by the 2015 deadline.
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This brief synthesises the progress made in governance and institutional reform based on four major international studies, covering a total of 22 countries.
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This note summarises the key findings from the systematic review focusing on the impacts of programmes aimed at increasing food production, developing value chains for food products, reforming markets and improving land security.
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This report introduces an analytical tool intended to help users understand how factors in the global economy and international relations, affect governance and corruption at the country level.
Spain increased aid from 0.23% of its national wealth in 2003 to 0.46% in 2009, before cutting it to 0.43% - or USD 5.9 billion in 2010. The world’s 7th largest donor by volume, Spain still has plans to meet the international target of committing 0.7% of its gross national income to development aid.
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This report reviews three key areas of corporate action accounting for greenhouse gas emissions, achieving emissions reductions and engaging suppliers, consumers and others.
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Over the years, many commitments have been made to put gender equality at the core of development work. And yet, a recent review of experiences shows that gender equality is not yet integrated into the operations and organisational cultures of development organisations.
The Netherlands continues to achieve its target of allocating 0.7% of its national income as official development assistance and should sustain this. While retaining its emphasis on the Millennium Development Goals, the Netherlands is now revising its approach to development co-operation.
The size, geographical reach and partnership dimension of the European Union’s (EU) aid programme makes it a formidable player in global development.