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Concern about the ability of the world’s ecosystems to continue supporting human life on earth is resulting in a renewed attentiveness to agriculture and its multi functional character. In 2008 alone three major publications reported on the need to focus policy attention on food and farming.
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The Millennium Declaration set 2015 as the target date for halving the number of people living in extreme poverty. This paper examines the role of the agricultural sector and looks at 25 developing countries who have posted extraordinary success in reducing extreme poverty.
World Economy mini-symposium, co-edited by Development Centre economists, presents findings about the economic impact of China and India in Saharan African countries by Africa-based economists.
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The purpose of this evaluation is to asess to what extent the health, livestock and water programmes financed by Finland in western Kenya between 1981 and 2003 have generated direct or indirect impact on the level of development in the areal and on the living standards of the target population.<
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The Swedish Embassy has made great strides in developing the capacity to promote the integration of the principles of the rights perspective in programming. However, there remain challenges in further institutionalising and sustaining capacity develop-ment over time.
The Aid for Trade at a Glance 2009: Maintaining Momentum report presents the results of the second monitoring exercise of the Aid for Trade Initiative and documents its success so far.
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The goal of the Project is to create a sustained reduction in child and maternal mortality in the coverage area. Initially, the Project area covered two divisions within Busia district, namely Busia and Funyula.
Trade in fish does not lead to a decline in food security and availability of fish for the population of developing countries, according to this study of industrial and small-scale fisheries in the economy of Sub-Sahara Africa.
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The objectives of the evaluation were to examine the cooperation program called “Programme for HIV Prevention” for Kenya, in order to produce recommendations and identify lessons learned concerning the planning and operation of the programs.
Aid for Trade at a Glance 2007: The OECD Creditor Reporting System (CRS) database is used to track ODA flows from Development Assistance Committee (DAC) member countries.