All Poverty Reduction Publications

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Asia-Pacific Human Development Report 2010

A Turning Point for Gender Equality in Asia and the Pacific   The report focuses on the critical question of advancing gender equality, as seen through the prism of women’s unequal power, voice, and rights. Despite the region’s many economic gains, the Report chronicles how in many instancesmore

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Assessing Markets

This guidance note explains the initial steps to take in order to identify opportunities for effective Inclusive Markets Development (IMD) interventions. This note is a supporting document to the Inclusive Markets Development Handbook, which describes UNDP’s IMD approach in detail.   This notemore

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Bangladesh: Linking Procurement to the Millennium Development Goals

The following tells the story of a community in Bangladesh which not only demonstrates true progress in achieving one of the Millennium Development Goals, but also where a number of the principles of the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness are being followed, thus allowing the local community tomore

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Beyond the Mid-Point: Achieving the Millennium Development Goals

Beyond the Midpoint: Achieving the Millennium Development Goals is UNDP’s forward-looking review of the factors that shape MDG progress, along with the constraints and bottlenecks that have hampered MDG achievement in many countries. The findings build on MDG assessments in 30 countries that weremore

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Bibliography of Public Private Partnerships at the National Level

This list of publications provides information on literature that examines public private partnerships by sector. It also includes information on guidelines, national experience, and other areas. more

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Brain Drain is Not Irreversible (Human Development Viewpoint)

Brain drain can virtually rob the future of the poorest countries. By developing creative strategies for collaborating with their diasporas, by promoting knowledge networks, market access, facilitating direct investment and supporting return migration, this process may be reversed. more

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Brazil in the Global Economy: Measuring the Gains from Trade

This paper analyzes the benefits and costs of trade liberalization and trade policy choices for Brazil. It finds that increased global economic engagement may be seen as beneficial for the Brazilian economy, but it is important that the nature and costs of structural adjustment be taken intomore

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Bridging the Gender Digital Divide

This report highlights the imbalances between women's and men's access to and participation in ICTs and asserts that more needs to be done to ensure that women equally share the benefits arising from the global knowleldge-based economy. more

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Brief summary note on the global capacity development campaign

This note is a brief summary of a campaign ‘of sorts’ that involves the gathering of more evidence, a call to partners for engagement, a convening of the global community of experts, thinkers and practitioners - on capacity development. more

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Brochure-Development-and-Extractive-Industries

“As a matter of principle, I am convinced that natural resources can drive human development if they are managed in transparent, inclusive and sustainable ways.” Helen Clark, Administrator, UNDP   At the Rio+20 conference, the UN system was called upon to promote the integrated and sustainablemore