Major donors’ aid to developing countries fell by nearly 3% in 2011, breaking a long trend of annual increases. Disregarding years of exceptional debt relief, this was the first drop since 1997.
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THIS QUARTER IN ASIA Asian Business Cycle Indicators (ABCIs), Vol.8 April – June 2012
This publication outlines the 12 most important humanitarian lessons from the DAC peer reviews and profiles examples of good donor behaviour.
This Review assesses Kazakhstan's ability to comply with the principles of liberalisation, transparency and non-discrimination and to bring its investment policy closer to recognised international standards such as the OECD Declaration on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises.&l
Information on the current work programme of the DAC Evaluation Network, including evaluation work on budget support, the implementation of the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness, peacebuilding, multilateral effectiveness, governance, aid for trade and support to evaluation in Haiti, as well as tools for joint evaluation, impact evaluation, developing evaluation capacities and communicating evaluation findings.
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An unprecedented change in Africa’s economic performance has occurred since independence. This note looks back at the main features of the continent’s economic transformation.
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The SAEO draws upon the OECD Development Centre’s close co-operation with other OECD directorates such as the Statistics Directorate and the Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry, which are known as leading providers of reliable, unbiased and comparable economic and social data.
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Latin American and Caribbean countries have shown themselves to be in a stable position to confront international turmoil. Sustained growth and democratic stability have strengthened the region, and have led to less pronounced recessions and more swift recoveries compared to OECD economies.
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This note is produced in the framework of the OECD Horizontal Programme on Water (www.oecd.org/water). It presents data on external finance for water supply and sanitation in developing countries.