All Poverty Reduction Publications

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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 to more

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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 were more

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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 into more

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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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Brokering Inclusive Business Models

The objective of this publication is to provide the essential information and tools to build inclusive business models with companies and other partners.   A broker, as conceptualized in this primer, facilitates partnerships between civil society, the public and the private sectors. The more

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Can Privatization and Commercialisation of Public Services Help Achieve the MDGs

This working paper argues that reliance on private sector provision will fail to address the central challenges of public sector delivery. The process of privatization creates an incentive framework that undermines, rather than strengthens, the accountability and capacity of the State to provide more

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Capacity 2015 Africa Local Level Integrated Information Systems

 The Local-level Integrated Information System (LIIS) assists communities with information, knowledge, and tools for exploring and recognising the opportunities that open to them for improving their circumstances. It is being implemented within the Information and Learning Network strategy of more