All Poverty Reduction Publications

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Microinsurance: Demand and Market Prospects for Indonesia

This country study examines and appraises the most urgent social security risks and needs of poor population groups. It provides an overview of existing knowledge on the demand and supply of microinsurance in Indonesia, as a basis for reducing the vulnerability of poor and low-income people whilemore

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Microinsurance: Demand and Market Prospects for Lao PDR

This country study examines and appraises the most urgent social security risks and needs of poor population groups. It provides an overview of existing knowledge on the demand and supply of microinsurance in Lao People's Democratic Republic, as a basis for reducing the vulnerability of poor andmore

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Moldova: Impact of the Economic Crisis on Poverty and Social Exclusion

This report looks at the social impact of the economic crisis and envisages the outstanding social impact that it may have in Moldova. Social impacts may be diverse and could affect different population groups, individuals and households in different ways. It also provides an assessment of somemore

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Monetary Policy and Financial Sector Reform in Ghana

This Country Study summarizes the findings and recommendations of a UNDP-supported study on the linkages among central bank policy, the financial structure, and employment outcomes of Ghana. more

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Morocco: Impact of the Economic Crisis on Migrants and Remittances

This report assesses the socio-demographic and socio-economic characteristics of the Moroccan migrants and envisages the impact of the world economic crisis on the social conditions and poverty of Moroccan migrants and on their remittances. more

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Moving Towards Use of Country Systems for Procurement in Bangladesh

The case study describes the challenges of assessing capacity with a view to aligning with national procurement systems. more

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Municipal Capacity Building in Public-Private Partnerships

This sourcebook provides a series of considerations and tools that will facilitate making both governance and government more effective. It allows municipalities to tailor their approach through more informed analysis of the problems that they face and the options that are possible.more

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Namibia: Impact of the Global Financial and Economic Crisis

The study was commissioned to assess and quantify, on an ex ante basis, the likely/potential impact of the financial and economic crisis on the Namibian economy, in general, and the possible effect of the policy reforms that the government had introduced, in particular. more

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Official Development Assistance as Direct Budget Support

This report highlights a number of key issues and concerns that need to be taken into account by UNDP in addressing a growing trend towards development that is increasingly intent on ensuring national ownership and the consolidation of policy-based partnerships.more