Etat des migrations dans le monde

Intitulé L’avenir des migrations : Renforcer les capacités face aux changements, le rapport Etat de la migration dans le monde 2010 est la cinquième édition de la série de rapports de l’OIM sur les migrations internationales. Il est plus particulièrement axé sur l’avenir des migrations et les capacités dont les Etats, les organisations régionales . . . → Read More: Etat des migrations dans le monde

Toolkit for communication and development

This Tool kit, written for the first time in Africa by experts, journalists and other actors in education will permit a larger number of African journalists to have easier access to training on education and development, and to thus contribute in promoting quality education for all in Africa.

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Food security, farming and climate change to 2050 IFPRI (Dec 2010)

This research monograph follows the 2009 release of IFPRI’s widely read food policy report, Climate Change: Impact on Agriculture and Costs of Adaptation, which used a detailed global agriculture model to analyze crop growth under two simulated future climate scenarios.

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Climate change and nutrition security

The United Nations System Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN) is the food and nutrition policy harmonization forum of the UN system. This UNSCN paper aims at providing negotiators involved in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) with convincing, evidence-based and compelling arguments to address nutrition security into the climate change agenda.

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Commodity exchanges in African economies IFPRI REPORT

This paper reviews the purpose and potential of commodity exchanges in Africa. Drawing from the existing literature and using indicative empirics, it examines the conditions that enable successful exchanges, highlights the special challenges to setting up exchanges in Africa, and reviews alternatives to domestic exchanges. The paper highlights three points: (a) efforts to launch . . . → Read More: Commodity exchanges in African economies IFPRI REPORT

Global Corruption Barometer 2010 report

Transparency International’s Global Corruption Barometer (the Barometer) is the largest cross-country survey to collect the general public’s views on and experiences of corruption. In 2010 the Barometer interviewed more than 91,500 people in 86 countries, making it the most comprehensive edition since it was launched in 2003. The Barometer explores the general public’s views . . . → Read More: Global Corruption Barometer 2010 report

UN Global Food Crisis Update

The United Nations System High Level Task Force on the Global Food Security Crisis (HLTF) was established in April 2008. It developed the first Comprehensive Framework for Action (CFA) in July 2008 when the world was being rocked by spiralling food prices that led to increased hunger, social tension and distress for millions of . . . → Read More: UN Global Food Crisis Update

IFAD Rural Poverty Report 2011

IFAD’s Rural Poverty Report 2011 – New realities, new challenges: new opportunities for tomorrow’s generation, is an in-depth study of rural poverty. The findings in the report come from a collaboration among dozens of experts in the field of poverty reduction – both inside and outside IFAD. They also come from the poor rural . . . → Read More: IFAD Rural Poverty Report 2011

Rapport sur la Coopération Suisse pour le Développement

Les rapports sur l’efficacité rendent compte de l’utilisation des fonds de l’aide publique au développement. Ils reflètent l’accent plus marqué mis sur l’efficacité de la coopération suisse au développement et livrent d’importants enseignements pour la poursuite des activités de développement. Ce deuxième rapport sur l’efficacité fait suite à la publication, en 2008, du rapport . . . → Read More: Rapport sur la Coopération Suisse pour le Développement

Understanding Africa’s Contemporary Conflicts

Select conference papers from the AHSI Conference on Peace and Security in Africa ‘Beyond the African Union Charter, Peace, Security and Justice’, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 21 – 22 February 2008.

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Responsible Governance Of Land Tenure

This document was produced in May 2010 by the Right to Food Team, Agriculture and Development Economics Division (ESA) of the Department of Economic and Social Development, in close collaboration with the Climate, Energy and Tenure Division (NRC) of the Natural Resources Management and Environment Department, as part of the process of establishing Voluntary . . . → Read More: Responsible Governance Of Land Tenure

Measuring Development: Different Data, Different Conclusions?

Presentation by Angus Deaton, Princeton University from the 8th AFD/EUDC Conference: Measure for measure. Paris, December 1st, 2010

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Measuring development: Multidimensional Poverty and its Discontents

Presentation by Sabina Alkire, Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative from the 8th AFD/EUDC Conference: Measure for measure. Paris, December 1st, 2010

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Measuring development: Will GDP growth increase happiness in developing countries?

Presentation by Andrew Clark and Claudia Senik, Paris School of Economics, from the 8th AFD/EUDC Conference: Measure for measure. Paris, December 1st, 2010

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Measuring development: Measuring sustainable growth

Presentation by Michel Aglietta, University Paris Nanterre, CEPII and Groupama-AM, from the 8th AFD/EUDC Conference: Measure for measure. Paris, December 1st, 2010

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Review of African Aquaculture in the Media (Oct-Dec 2010)

Produced by SARNISSA (Sustainable Aquaculture Research Networks in Sub Saharan Africa), this is a digest of the news about aquaculture in Africa released on the Internet Oct-Dec 2010. The validity of any information or figures quoted is the responsibility of the individual newspapers and websites concerned.

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Relevance of African Traditional Institutions of Governance

In October 2004, the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) organized the fourth African Development Forum (ADF-IV), which focused on the theme, “Governance for a Progressing Africa”. In the ADF-IV agenda for action, ECA was requested to develop a project to map out traditional systems of governance, including their consensual decision-making models, as part of . . . → Read More: Relevance of African Traditional Institutions of Governance