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Author: Nobuya Inagaki
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: trends, empirical, research, recent, development, impact, communication, communicating
Number of Pages: 62
Published: 2007-07
ISBN-10: 0821371673
ISBN-13: 9780821371671

This book is a peer review of journals addressing the issue of the impact of development communication in a number of development projects and programs. It provides an overview of this discipline and then discusses the evidence about the impact of development communication according to a typology developed on the basis of the articles reviewed. This study is part of the wider process that provided support to the first Congress on Communication for Development, and that took place in Rome on October 2006.
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Author: OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: development, working, together, policies, agriculture, dimension, trade
Number of Pages: 271
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 9264022015
ISBN-13: 9789264022010

Why is policy coherence for development important to policy makers, producers and the rural poor?  How does it affect global agricultural trade?  Can greater policy coherence help reduce poverty and alleviate hunger?  These are some of the issues addressed in these proceedings of the OECD Global Forum on Agriculture, held in Paris on 30 November - 1 December 2005. The Forum brought together developed and developing country representatives from both the agriculture and development communities to discuss the inter-linkages between agricultural-related policies and development objectives. Als
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Author: World Bank
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: indicators, development, africa
Number of Pages: 199
Published: 2011-10-04
ISBN-10: 0821387316
ISBN-13: 9780821387313

Africa Development Indicators 2011 is the most detailed collection of data on Africa. It contains macroeconomic, sectoral, and social indicators for 53 countries. A companion CD-ROM has additional data, with some 1,700 indicators covering 19612009.-Basic indicators-National and fiscal accounts-External accounts and exchange rates-Millennium Development Goals-Private sector development-Trade and regional integration-Infrastructure-Human development-Agriculture, rural development, and the environment-Labor, migration, and population-HIV/AIDS and malaria-Capable states and partnership-Paris Decla
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Author: Jorge Braga De Macedo
Publisher: Development Centre of the Organisation for Economi
Keywords: development
Number of Pages: 292
Published: 2002
ISBN-10: 9264198911
ISBN-13: 9789264198913

Achieving the economic development of poor countries remains a formidable challenge which increasingly preoccupies OECD countries. The Organizations Development Centre was founded in 1962 as one means to study and to confront the problems of comparative development and to relate them to experiences in the more advanced economies. This book provides a compendium of that experience and looks forward to future policies and strategies, which might provide some solutions to the problems facing developing countries. Some reflections are also included on how the Development Centre has evolved and bee
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Author: Stijn Claessens
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: development, goals, millennium, financial, sector
Number of Pages: 128
Published: 2007-01
ISBN-10: 0821368648
ISBN-13: 9780821368640

This study investigates the relationship between financial sector development and progress in reaching the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). It assesses the contribution of countries' financial sector development to achieving the MDGs. The focus is on the relationships between financial development and economic welfare and growth, and the following four MDG-themes: Poverty, Education, Health, and Gender Equality. In doing so, the book reviews the theoretical channels, surveys existing empirical evidence-both cross-country and case study evidence, and provides new evidence. 'Financial Sector
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Author: Unknown
Publisher: IDRC
Keywords: development, organizations, world, research, experiences, capacity, evaluating
Number of Pages: 170
Published: 2003-01-01
ISBN-10: 1552501116
ISBN-13: 9781552501115

In January 2000, ISNAR began the ambitious Evaluating Capacity Development Project, which aimed to improve capacity development efforts in research and development organizations through the use of evaluation. This book explains how the project used an action-learning approach, bringing together people from various countries and different types of organizations. As they conducted six evaluation studies over the course of 3 years, project participants learned a great deal about capacity development and the process of evaluation. The authors use examples and lessons drawn from the evaluation stud
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Author: World Bank
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: indicators, development, africa
Number of Pages: 194
Published: 2011-10-04
ISBN-10: 0821387324
ISBN-13: 9780821387320

Africa Development Indicators 2011 is the most detailed collection of data on Africa. It contains macroeconomic, sectoral, and social indicators for 53 countries. A companion CD-ROM has additional data, with some 1,700 indicators covering 1961-2009. -Basic indicators -National and fiscal accounts -External accounts and exchange rates -Millennium Development Goals -Private sector development -Trade and regional integration -Infrastructure -Human development -Agriculture, rural development, and the environment -Labor, migration, and population -HIV/AIDS and malaria -Capable states and partnershi
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