The ADCR 2011: human deprivation under occupation

This chapter will examine impediments to both economic growth and human development in the OPT. It will be shown that Israeil policies and practices throughout out the OPT, particularly movement and access restrictions, have constrained economic growth and had a devastating effect on the more


The ADCR 2011: poverty dynamics in Yemen as a reprensetative Arab LDC.

Socio-economic development in Arab LDCs has been shaped in the context of the political economy of rentier states and a delayed demographic transition. The tribal identity that defines these countries has been reinforced and mal-formed through patron-client relationships promoted by states using more


The ADCR 2011: structural retardation of Arab economies : symptoms and sources

In the first section of this paper we follow closely the arguments presented in Abdel Gadir ( 2011), which analyzes the dynamics of growth and structural transformation for the Africa continent. He concludes that a real transformation in the economies of African countries is only possible through more


The Financial Crisis and its Impact on Developing Countries

In this paper, Stephany Griffith-Jones and José Antonio Ocampo identify three key channels of transmission of the financial crisis from developed to developing countries: capital flows, trade and remittances. The paper provides broad recommendations for policy responses at the national level, and more


The Millennium declaration, rights, and constitutions

As the international community and individual countries have committed themselves to attacking poverty within the context of realising the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), this work examines the experiences of various states in achieving socio –economic rights for their citizens.  It more

OUR WORK - Poverty Reduction

UNDP is committed to initiating and implementing poverty reduction projects and building capacity at the national level in the Arab Region. Such initiatives to tackle poverty are implemented within the framework of the strategies of Country Offices, and in collaboration with national and international partners including governments, civil society, and other United Nations agencies.

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