The OECD/Korea Policy Centre fosters the exchange of technical information and policy experiences relating to the Asia Pacific region in areas such as health statistics, pension reforms and social policy and expenditure.
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4-page policy note detailing the key results and recommendations from OECD Trade Policy Paper 179 on the Participation of Developing Countries in Global Value Chains.
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24-page summary paper of the OECD trade policy paper #179 on participation of developing countries in global value chains available on the OECD iLibrary.
These ready-made tables and charts provide for snapshot of aid (Official Development Assistance) for all DAC Members as well as recipient countries and territories. Summary reports by regions (Africa, America, Asia, Europe, Oceania) and the world are also available.
The charts show for each of the following countries and territories, and for the years 2009-2011: net ODA receipts, top ten donors of gross ODA, population and GNI per capita and bilateral ODA by sector.
“Strategic Environmental Assessment in Development Practice: Review of Recent Experience” showcases on-ground experience of applying Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) in developing country context.
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In the mid-1990s, Bhutan's financial system was heavily burdened with nonperforming loans that, on average across all financial institutions, were close to 40% of outstanding loans.
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ADB has responded well to the demand from energy deficient and expanding economies by significantly increasing assistance to the energy sector, including for rural areas.
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The main challenges faced by Bhutan's power sector in the mid-1990s were identified as the institutional weakness of the sector, and its inability to promote the country's economic development through power exports and providing access to electricity for rural consumers.
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This country assistance program evaluation report presents an evaluation of the Asian Development Bank assistance to Bhutan during 2001-2009.