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This report presents the experiences and lessons learned in 22 countries in Africa, Latin America and Asia related to the application of the Methodology for the Assessment of National Procurement Systems.
Promoting Pro-Poor Growth: Social Protection, prepared by the DAC Network on Poverty Reduction (POVNET), shows that social protection programmes can be affordable, including in the poorest countries, when they are well designed and well implemented.
This publication highlights key outcomes of the work of the MENA-OECD Investment Programme from 2005-2007, including reforms achieved to date in investment policies and promotion, corporate governance, financial-sector development, and tax policies. It also contains information on the Programme’s activities, highlighting business-climate developments in MENA countries.
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This report seeks to help clarify the discussion of fragility and to examine implications for state building, including as a framework for international engagement.
In 2007, Russia’s international investment flows reached record highs, making Russia one of the world’s largest recipients and sources of FDI. Russia's potential for attracting even more international investment can be improved by strengthening beneficial competition and offering additional opportunities for investment. Disseminating international standard business practices among Russian firms can also boost the country's
The DAC invites France to pursue its efforts undertaken since 2004 to enhance the impact of its aid and the efficiency of its system, and to plan for the resources that will be needed to honour the European commitment of achieving 0.51% of GNI by 2010 and 0.7% by 2015.
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This publication provides an understanding of the mutual influence of state fragility and service delivery. It offers guidance to donors wishing to strengthen service provision and governance issues.
This second annual volume of Financing Development sheds light on the principle of developing-country ownership. It was launched on 20 May 2008.
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This Survey report is a key stimulus to improving medium term predictability of aid and it shows that most donors operate multi-year programming frameworks, allowing for predictability of aid.
The SME Policy Index 2007 presents the first comprehensive and comparative assessment of progress made in implementing the Charter.