Economic growth has played a major role in lifting people out of poverty. However, there is increasing evidence that many of these people did not move up to the middle classes but into an intermediate state of “vulnerability”. Poverty continues to affect millions of people around the world, said OECD Secretary-General.
In a large majority of OECD countries, wage gaps widened and household income inequality increased during the three decades prior to the crisis. Inequalities have also been growing in many emerging economies and developing countries, despite their fast growth over the last years, said OECD Secretary-General.
Forum mondial de l’OCDE sur le développement 2013: Approches innovantes en matière de réduction de la pauvreté, de cohésion sociale et de progrès dans le contexte de l’après-2015
L'aide au développement a reculé de 4 % en valeur réelle en 2012, après avoir baissé de 2 % en 2011. Dans plusieurs pays, la poursuite de la crise financière et des turbulences dans la zone euro a conduit les pouvoirs publics à donner un tour de vis budgétaire, décision qui a eu un impact direct sur l'aide versée aux pays pauvres.
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Putting Green Growth at the Heart of Development, Summary for Policy makers
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The Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) has completed its Development Effectiveness Review of the Asian Development Bank.
The Tanzanian government, in partnership with the OECD and NEPAD, has undertaken a review of its investment policies to support its national strategy for economic reform and to improve the business climate and attract more investment in key sectors, such as infrastructure and agriculture. This page describes the review process.
Tax revenues provide governments with funds to invest in development, relieve poverty, deliver public services and build the physical and social infrastructure for long-term growth. Moreover, there are mutually beneficial links between taxation and good governance. Tax and Development: Aid Modalities for Strengthening Tax Systems highlights how taxation can have a positive effect on the quality of governance and a
By 2015, half of the world’s people living on less than USD 1.25 a day will be in fragile states. While poverty has decreased globally, progress on Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 1 is slower in fragile states than in other developing countries. Fragile states are also off-track to meet the rest of the MDGs by 2015.
Fragile situations became a central concern of the international development and security agenda in the 1990s.
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