All Poverty Reduction Publications

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UNDP Annual Report 2009

The report outlines steps taken in 2008 to assist countries in developing their capacities to respond to citizens’ needs and reports on concrete actions undertaken by UNDP to deliver on commitments made.  The demand from developing countries for capacity development support, especially in themore

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UNDP Annual Report 2002

For the international community—and the United Nations system—2002 was a time of enormous challenges. We witnessed the relentless spread of HIV/AIDS and other diseases worldwide, the appearance of new conflicts and famine in Africa, renewed instability in some democracies in Latin America, andmore

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UNDP Annual Report 2003

For the international community—and the United Nations system—2002 was a time of enormous challenges. We witnessed the relentless spread of HIV/AIDS and other diseases worldwide, the appearance of new conflicts and famine in Africa, renewed instability in some democracies in Latin America, andmore

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UNDP Annual Report 2005

In 2005, major funding changes were secured for UNDP, with total resources significantly increasing from US$2.4 billion in 2000 to $4 billion in 2004.  The year 2005 offered world leaders a unique opportunity to take decisive action at the United Nations Summit to review the Millenniummore

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UNDP Annual Report 2008

In early 2007, the world economy was still in its third year of exceptionally rapid growth, progress which has had a positive impact on poverty reduction in general.  By mid-2007, however, it was clear that developing countries would have to respond to a great deal of uncertainty in the globalmore

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UNDP Capacity Assessment Presentation_August 2009

This presentation provides an overview of UNDP’s capacity assessment methodology.more

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UNDP Capacity Development Presentation - August 2009

This presentation provides an overview of UNDP’s approach to supporting capacity development.more

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UNDP Defining and Measuring Capacity Development Results

A one-page summary of UNDP's Paper on Measuring Capacity. The summary also includes a list of resources available for planning and programming for capacity development, and measuring and communicating the results of such investments and interventions. more

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UNDP Engagement in Direct Budget Support and Pooled Funds

(DP/2008/36) This paper provides UNDP Country Offices with policy and procedural guidance on UNDP engagement in a direct budget support and pooled fund environment. more

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UNDP Frequently Asked Questions on Capacity Assessment June 2009

The questions in this document have been raised by UNDP colleagues and partners during the many capacity assessment exercises and workshops that UNDP has facilitated around the world. The answers are based on UNDP’s experience and research, and reflect UNDP’s capacity assessmentmore