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The definition of Official Development Assistance (ODA) has for 40 years been the global standard for measuring donor efforts in supporting development co-operation objectives. It has provided the yardstick for documenting the volume and the terms of the concessional resources provided, assessing donor performance against their aid pledges and enabling partner countries, civil society and others to hold donors to account
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This paper is aimed primarily at government officials who are involved in decision making over how to utilise climate finance in support of relevant national actions. It provides an overview of the large number of initiatives that have been implemented to assist developing countries manage their response to climate change, both through information provision and policy-relevant analysis.
The Development Co-operation Report (DCR) 2013 explores what needs to be done to achieve rapid and sustainable progress in the global fight to reduce poverty.
The Development Co-operation Report(DCR): Mobilising resources for sustainable development
Sound debt management allows African policymakers to develop local-currency bond markets, integrate into a worldwide network of debt managers, and to enhance awareness of advances in Africa among policymakers, investors and others outside the continent.
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Information and communications technologies (ICTs) have created a new platform for the exchange of information and knowledge in both developed and developing countries. If leveraged across the economy and throughout sectors, ICTs, including Internet, wireless networks, mobile phones, and other communication media, can catalyse development and economic and social change, improve wellbeing and expand economic prosperity.
This programme generates consensus on investment related policy reform among stakeholders in Southern African countries (governments, private sector, civil society and development partners).
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Contributing to better informed policies and providing decision makers with the necessary tools for achieving greater policy coherence for development in the post-2015 development agenda.
This Public Governance Review offers advice to help Colombia address its governance challenges effectively and efficiently over time. It provides an assessment and recommendations on how to improve its ability to set, steer, and implement multi-year national development strategy.
This report provides a framework to understand the changing relationships between urban and rural areas. Specifically, it documents the characteristics of these partnerships and the factors that can hinder as well as enable rural-urban co-operation.