All Poverty Reduction Publications

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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

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Output-Based Contracts in Small-Town Water Supply in Uganda: Challenges and Opportunities

This report presents findings from a review of the role of the domestic private sector in the delivery of urban water in Uganda.  Since the introduction of the output-based aid (OBA) scheme in 2008, some towns have seen a relatively rapid increase in the number of connections, while using less more

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PPP for Basic Services Delivery (Human Development Viewpoint)

Supporting formal and inclusive tripartite partnerships at the local level between government, business and communities is an effective way to unleash local development and alleviate poverty by increasing poor people's access to basic services. more

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Paraguay: Impact of the Economic Crisis on the MDGs and Social Expenditure

Through a partial equilibrium model, this report estimates the necessary budget resources for the next 10 years to finance social expenditures central to poverty reduction. The study seeks quantify a public investment plan and determine its sustainability and feasibility of reaching goals in more

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Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness

Statement from the High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness held in Paris on 28 February – 02 March, 2005. more