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This report reviews government policies and attempts to provide a better understanding of the growing market for green vehicles as well as new analytical instruments to identify measures that could be designed to foster the uptake of green cars.
The report provides comparative knowledge, both policy and data, through thematic chapters and country-specific policy and statistical profiles.
This publication provides an understanding of the role of food tourism in local economic development and its potential for country branding. It also presents several innovative case studies in the food tourism sector and the experience industry.
Rio+20 faces challenges that the Rio Earth Summit could not have foreseen: a growing gap between the rich and the poor, a global economic crisis, and some 2 billion more people by 2050 relying on the planets natural resources and the environment.
Start-up rates in most countries are edging back toward their pre-crisis levels, but not all countries have seen significant acceleration in new businesses, according to a new OECD report.
As governments and international organisations grapple with an increasingly turbulent economic climate and rising frustration and disquiet among citizens, they require fresh thinking and inspiring ideas. In developing strategies to restore long-term economic growth and employment, policy-makers must ensure that they respond to public demands for a fairer and more inclusive society. The challenge for this year's Forum is clear: how can
We must improve mobility policies, foster energy technology and innovation and we must go seamless to improve efficiency and connectivity of transport. It is time to act now, to design, promote and put in place better transport policies for better lives!
Small and medium-sized businesses are engines of economic growth, but access to finance remains one of the biggest challenges for their development and often their survival.
A few high-growth enterprises are responsible for the majority of local job creation
"At the end of the day, this is what the G20 is about: its “raison d’être” is to show leadership and equip the global economy with an efficient framework for policy coordination. And trade in raw materials and in food commodities should be no exception to this.", said M. Gurría.