Brazil and Rising powers in international development
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- Cash transfers reduce inequality but not enough to break poverty cycle
- F.V. Soares; R.P. Ribas; R.G. Osorio / International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth 2007
- Created in 2004, Brazil's Bolsa Familia programme consists of monthly cash transfers to poor households with children or pregnant women and unconditional transfers to extremely poor households. This paper examines how successfully and...
- Developing the institutional capacity of China, India, Brazil and South Africa for international climate change policy
- F. Yamin / Institute of Development Studies UK 2007
- The role of large developing countries in combating climate change will become increasingly important as the world negotiates a post-2012 agreement on climate change. This report summarises the activities undertaken by the BASIC Proje...
- New powers for global change?: Brazil as a regional player and an emerging global power: foreign policy strategies and the impact on the new international order
- P. Roberto de Almeida / Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung e.V. 2007
- Brazil is increasingly becoming an important player in world politics, both within the South American context and globally as one of the so-called BRICs. This essay examines the main lines of Brazilian foreign policy in the current pr...
- Provides practical tools for achieving poverty reduction through mitigation and adaptation to climate change
- South South North 2006
- The South South North network adopts a pragmatic approach to tackling climate change and sustainable development. This module incorporates the main approaches and provides a toolkit for practitioners wishing to implement mitigation an...
- How can the USA promote transparency in the oil sector?
- Global Witness 2007
- This report presents low cost, high-impact recommendations for both the United States and international oil companies to combat corruption, improve investment climates, and contribute to the development of poor nations. The report arg...
- Examining the health problems of people living in urban slums
- L. W. Riley; I. K. Albert; A. Unger; M. G. Reis / BMC International Health and Human Rights 2007
- This article examines the distinct set of health problems that occur in urban slums. With one billion people currently estimated to live in such communities, this neglected population has become a major reservoir for a wide spectrum o...
- Linking trade, climate change and energy
- E. Rose; M.K. Gueye / International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development 2006
- This collection of issue briefings highlights the links between international trade, climate change and energy. The report covers the following topics: a summary of the International Centre for Trade and Sustain...
- Developing countries must boost own R&D
- P.G. Pardey; J.M. Alston; R.R. Piggott / International Food Policy Research Institute 2006
- Are developing countries are at risk of becoming technological orphans? Research to boost crop productivity has almost always been a good investment- this report warns that developing countries need to stop relying on technological ...
- Examining the effects of neo-liberal policies on market and firm competitiveness in Brazil
- E. Amman; W. Baer / Institute for Development Policy and Management, Manchester 2005
- This paper examines the degree of market and firm competitiveness that developed in Brazil in the 15 years since the introduction of neo-liberal policies. In particular, the authors seek to evaluate the extent to which trade liberalis...
- Protecting the vulnerable in Brazil during economic crises
- N. Kakwani; M. Neri; H.H. Son / International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth 2006
- Following decades of volatility, the Brazilian economy has, in the last few years, undergone numerous policy changes, which have triggered great improvements in the social sector. The social welfare system perhaps the most notable of ...