This technical paper analyses investments by OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) donors in six policy areas that are priorities for the post-2015 development agenda because of their catalytic impact on achieving gender equality and women’s rights. It is intended for representatives from donor agencies, partner governments and civil society.
In 2010, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) provided whole-of-government reporting of its aid flows at the activity level to the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC), making it the first country outside the DAC’s membership to report in such detail.
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OECD-WTO brief on Aid for Trade: Is It Working?
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AEO 2010 Multilingual summary English
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The year 2010 will be critical for Latin America. While the region showssigns of recovering from the global economic crisis, many countries stillface important challenges, including scarce investment, low productivity,dependence on volatile commodity prices and slowing migrant remittances,to name just a few. Latin American governments should aim to makeeffective short-term responses to the crisis consistent with sustainablelong-term
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El 2010 será un año crítico para América Latina. Aunque la región muestra signosde recuperación de la crisis global, muchos países aún encaran importantesretos, entre los que se encuentran la menor inversión, la baja productividad,la dependencia excesiva de materias primas con precios altamente volátiles yla reducción del flujo de remesas enviadas por los emigrantes. Los gobiernoslatinoamericanos deben dar respuestas eficaces a los
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Adapting to change is vital for success in the modern global economy, for individuals, companies, industries and regions. New technologies breed new industries, and freer trade leads to new markets as well as global competition. “Structural adjustment” or adaptation to structural change is necessary for economies to reap the benefits of new technologies and emerging market opportunities. But such structural change can create losers as
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Private investment is essential for ensuring economic growth, sustainable development and poverty reduction. It increases the productive capacity of an economy, drives job creation, brings innovation and new technologies, and boosts income growth. But the amount of private investment, particularly in African and developing economies, falls short of development needs. And the benefits of investment in emerging and transition economies
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Lowering interest rates and, thus, the cost of borrowing in the rand zone (Lesotho, Namibia, Swaziland and South Africa) is a priority to promote investment and economic growth.
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While the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are broadly supported, their financing remains problematic.