How effective is aid at helping developing countries eradicate poverty? In March 2005, more than 100 countries made a firm commitment in the Paris Declaration to measure their success, or failure, in making aid more effective.
OECD Trade Policy Working Paper No. 51. This paper presents improved approaches to measurement of services barriers by using alternative weighting methods and improved econometric specifications.
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This document presents the country action plans (CAPs) for public sector modernisation of seven Arab Countries: Bahrain, Dubai (United Arab Emirates), Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia. The CAPs are one of the key results of the regional policy dialogue of the GfD Initiative.
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The overall conclusions are that ExpoLink has achieved its major goals of providing valuable services to private sector companies in promoting Egyptian exports in key sectors.
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Country Study of Egypt
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This evaluation deals with contract-financed technical co-operation (KTS) as a particular aid form in Swedish development co-operation. In Particular the study explores the link between local ownerhip and the various characterstics of KTS projects, such as being demand-driven, limited in time, scope and financial volume, involve a competent local partner and based on a contract between a consultant and a local partner (LPO),
The African Economic Outlook project aims to provide valuable information on economic and social development progress in Africa, as well as on short-term prospects (up to 2002 for the 2001 report). It combines the knowledge and expertise accumula...
Home page for the project on Sustainable Development, Development Co-operation and Climate Change: Linkages with Natural Resource Management.