Brief overview of the current work of the DAC Network on Development Evaluation on the effectiveness and results of budget support operations. Includes summary of policy lessons, a recently developed methodological approach and links to recent evaluations. Last updated 15 April 2013.
An aid recipient less than two decades ago, Korea is now a donor and sharing its experience of how to use development co-operation as a catalyst to promote long-term sustainable growth in other countries.
The OECD’s review of Luxembourg’s development policies and programmes notes the country’s strong stand on reducing poverty, humanitarian assistance and its effective work with 9 developing country partners.
This report highlights the issues faced by local areas against the backdrop of policies or planning models that have directed local development in the past decades (e.g. introduction of new industries such as information technology/bio-technology following the de-industrialisation of mining/manufacturing industries) but today appear less suitable than expected to ensure the sustainability of local development.
This report is timely in discussing cases from 20 countries around the world and particularly signalling local strategies and initiatives for policy consideration and learning. The report considers together issues at the crossroads of modern local development in the context of demographic change: population mobility and urban shrinkage, regeneration strategies to stimulate sustainable growth, and social dynamics underpinning community stability.
Noted actors in development share their views on what progress has been made from the past 50 years, the remaining challenges and the way toward a more efficient future in development.
Finland is making efforts to improve its development co-operation, sharpening the focus of its efforts and emphasising the importance of human rights. Finland increased its aid by 35% to just over USD 1.4 billion (0.52% of its GDP) during the 2006 – 2011 period.
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This is the Nonie 2012 Meeting Report.
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Peer review of the evaluation function of FAO
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PDF of the DAC Quality Standards for Development Evaluation