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Twenty lessons to enhance the Aid for Trade initiative
D.F. Martí; F. Rampa / European Centre for Development Policy Management 2007
Aid for trade (AFT), or trade-related assisistance, falls under the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) currently being negotiated between the European Union (EU) and the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries. This paper t...
What is the food security outlook for Southern Africa for 2008?
Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network 2007
This report summarises the results of a study of the food security outlook for Southern Africa, highlighting the major threats to food security in the period October 2007 to March 2008. It incorporates the findings from six country ou...
Adaptation and development: the need for integrated approaches
H. McGray; A. Hammill; R. Bradley / World Resources Institute, Washington DC 2007
As leaders begin to consider policies and measures to respond to mounting climate effects, it is critical that adaptation efforts be designed to reach the poorest communities to safeguard their development efforts. This paper reviews ...
Is humanitarianism in the post 9/11world undergoing a crisis?
A. Donini; L. Minear / Feinstein International Center, USA 2007
This report summarises the findings of the first phase of a research project on the challenges and compromises that are likely to affect humanitarian action in the next decade. The analysis is based on six case studies from Afgha...
Is there a new strategy for humanitarian emergencies?
P. Taft,; J. Ladnier, / International Relations and Security Network 2007
This report analyses the capacities of regional and sub-regional bodies in Africa, Latin America, East Asia and Europe to respond to humanitarian emergencies. It surveys existing capabilities, identifies gaps and calls for a coordinat...
The performance of the Norwegian Refugee Council: examples from the Democratic Republic of Congo and Colombia
A. Strand; K. Haarberg; K. Brodkorp / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2007
The main objective of this review is to assess Norwegian Refugee Council's (NRC) ability to achieve effective aid given its available financial, human and professional resources and work methods. In addition to interviews at the NRC h...
Where is the big push for a green revolution in Africa coming from?
E., C. Daño / Third World Network 2007
Since the late 1990s, the development discourse in Africa has been dominated by the idea that of a “New Green Revolution in Africa”. This call has been promoted by the United Nations, governments in Africa and beyond, fund...
Is a binding framework on sovereign debt needed to tackle irresponsible lending?
A. Caliari; J. Merckaert / International Cooperation for Development and Solidarity 2007
Irresponsible lending and the lack of creditor accountability for it are arguably at the very heart of the endless string of creditor-driven attempts to grant indebted countries “a lasting exit” from debt problems. This pa...
Is the aid system in need of a radical overhaul?
T., H. Gestsson / AidMarket 2007
This paper argues that the processes that shape the aid environment - the approaches to development - are inherently problematic. It claims that the existing incentive structure does not encourage good performance or ef...
Food security in crises
Alinovi L.; Hemrich G.; Russo L. / Agricultural and Development Economics Division, FAO 2007
Drawing on case studies from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Somalia and Sudan, this paper focuses on policy, programming and institutional issues related to addressing food insecurity in protracted crises and fragile stat...
Items 21 to 30 of 2454

Items 21 to 30 of 2454

Twenty lessons to enhance the Aid for Trade initiative
D.F. Martí; F. Rampa / European Centre for Development Policy Management 2007
Aid for trade (AFT), or trade-related assisistance, falls under the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) currently being negotiated between the European Union (EU) and the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries. This paper t...
What is the food security outlook for Southern Africa for 2008?
Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network 2007
This report summarises the results of a study of the food security outlook for Southern Africa, highlighting the major threats to food security in the period October 2007 to March 2008. It incorporates the findings from six country ou...
Adaptation and development: the need for integrated approaches
H. McGray; A. Hammill; R. Bradley / World Resources Institute, Washington DC 2007
As leaders begin to consider policies and measures to respond to mounting climate effects, it is critical that adaptation efforts be designed to reach the poorest communities to safeguard their development efforts. This paper reviews ...
Is humanitarianism in the post 9/11world undergoing a crisis?
A. Donini; L. Minear / Feinstein International Center, USA 2007
This report summarises the findings of the first phase of a research project on the challenges and compromises that are likely to affect humanitarian action in the next decade. The analysis is based on six case studies from Afgha...
Is there a new strategy for humanitarian emergencies?
P. Taft,; J. Ladnier, / International Relations and Security Network 2007
This report analyses the capacities of regional and sub-regional bodies in Africa, Latin America, East Asia and Europe to respond to humanitarian emergencies. It surveys existing capabilities, identifies gaps and calls for a coordinat...
The performance of the Norwegian Refugee Council: examples from the Democratic Republic of Congo and Colombia
A. Strand; K. Haarberg; K. Brodkorp / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2007
The main objective of this review is to assess Norwegian Refugee Council's (NRC) ability to achieve effective aid given its available financial, human and professional resources and work methods. In addition to interviews at the NRC h...
Where is the big push for a green revolution in Africa coming from?
E., C. Daño / Third World Network 2007
Since the late 1990s, the development discourse in Africa has been dominated by the idea that of a “New Green Revolution in Africa”. This call has been promoted by the United Nations, governments in Africa and beyond, fund...
Is a binding framework on sovereign debt needed to tackle irresponsible lending?
A. Caliari; J. Merckaert / International Cooperation for Development and Solidarity 2007
Irresponsible lending and the lack of creditor accountability for it are arguably at the very heart of the endless string of creditor-driven attempts to grant indebted countries “a lasting exit” from debt problems. This pa...
Is the aid system in need of a radical overhaul?
T., H. Gestsson / AidMarket 2007
This paper argues that the processes that shape the aid environment - the approaches to development - are inherently problematic. It claims that the existing incentive structure does not encourage good performance or ef...
Food security in crises
Alinovi L.; Hemrich G.; Russo L. / Agricultural and Development Economics Division, FAO 2007
Drawing on case studies from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Somalia and Sudan, this paper focuses on policy, programming and institutional issues related to addressing food insecurity in protracted crises and fragile stat...
Items 21 to 30 of 2454

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