This publication is a result of the discussions from the OECD 8th Rural Development Policy Conference: "Innovation and modernising the rural economy" which took place in Krasnoyarsk, Russia on 3-5 October 2012. It provides an overview of the two themes of modernisation and innovation, focusing on identifying the attributes of the modern rural economy and showing how it differs from the traditional rural economy and from
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Guidance for Managing Joint Evaluations
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Report of the workshop on “Evaluating support to private sector development” co-sponsored by the Independent Evaluation Group of the World Bank held on Tuesday 18 June 2013.
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Every year, huge sums of money are transferred out of developing countries illegally. This report shows that coherent policies in OECD countries in areas such as tax evasion, anti-bribery and money laundering can contribute to reducing illicit financial flows from developing countries.
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Evaluating Support to Private Sector Development - Workshop agenda- June 2013
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Peer Reviews of Evaluation Functions and Development Effectiveness Reviews of Multilateral Organisations: Current efforts within the OECD DAC Evaluation Network
This publication identifies the main areas of weakness and potential areas for action to combat money-laundering, tax evasion, foreign bribery, and to identify, freeze and return stolen assets. It also looks at the role of development agencies and finds that the potential returns to developing countries from using ODA on issues like combating tax evasion or asset recovery are significant. Finally, it identifies some opportunities
Climate-related disasters have inflicted increasingly high losses on developing countries, and with climate change, these losses are likely to worsen. Improving country resilience against climate risks is therefore vital for achieving poverty reduction and economic development goals.
This report discusses the current state of knowledge on how to build climate resilience in developing countries. It argues that
Publications of the migration team at the OECD Development Centre
Events of the migration team at the Development Centre