All Poverty Reduction Publications

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Social Implications of the Global Economic Crisis in Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS)

This synthesis report identifies common and differentiated impacts, responses and coping strategies across the Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS). The report outlines a series of time-bound recommendations to reduce the negative impact of the economic crisis on the urban and ruralmore

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Social Protection, Growth and Employment: Evidence from India, Kenya, Malawi, Mexico, Peru and Tajikistan

The global financial and economic crisis has highlighted and reinforced the need for effective social protection mechanisms that can not only prevent  households from falling into poverty but also permanently raise their earnings. Meanwhile, social protection policies must be consistent withmore

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Starting a Pro-Poor Public- Private Partnership for a Basic Urban Service

The Guideline provides steps to make sure the main features of an effective pro-poor PPP are built in from the start. Do’s and Don’ts are raised from the experience of what works well and what does not. Examples and cases of pro-poor PPPs in practice are also given. Examples are provided of PPPmore

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State Institution Building Support in Timor Leste

This paper examines a large-scale state institution building programme launched in Timor-Leste in May 2002, providing detailed descriptions of achievements made, challenges faced, as well as suggestions for the future in the area of capacity development intervention, capacity developmentmore

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Strategy for Scaling Up Support to the MDGs

This document outlines a strategy for strengthening the UN system’s support to governments to accelerate progress towards MDGs by combining policy support for the MDGs with capacity development for service delivery, strategic planning, and resource mobilization. more

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Supporting Capacities for Integrated Local Development

This Practice Note aims to provide a concise overview of the capacity challenges involved in local development and potential ways to address them. The Note provides a point of reference for discerning where capacity development investments and efforts could be focused, rather than set solutions ormore

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Supporting Capacities for Integrated Local Development Practice Note

This practice note provides a concise overview of the capacity challenges involved in local development and provides a point of reference for discerning where CD investments and efforts could be focused. more

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Supporting Transformational Change

The purpose of this report is to reflect on UNDP’s experience of development cooperation over the past 50 years, and to extract some common themes and general lessons about development cooperation for the future. The report makes the case that development is a long-term proposition and is seldommore

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Symposium on Capacity Development, Tokyo, 2004

This report of the Tokyo International Symposium held February 4-6, 2004 reflects the focus areas of the six working groups, and examines ways to enhance understanding of the role of partnerships with external actors as catalysts for change in supporting capacity development processes.more

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Synthesis Report of 18 PSIA studies

This synthesis report presents the key findings from PSIA economic crisis studies based on a review of 18 country reports. PSIA studies conducted in these countries cover many different problems exacerbated by the economic crisis and present wide-ranging policy options to mitigate its negativemore