20 septembre 2017

Electricity for all in Africa: Possible?

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "oecd-development-matters.org"Twenty-five of the 54 countries in Africa, including Nigeria, South Africa, Ghana and Senegal, deal with frequent power crises characterised by outages, irregular supply and surging electricity costs. These are symptoms of insufficient generation capacity and a lack of infrastructure. More...

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Strengthening Regional Agricultural Integration in West Africa

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "oecd-development-matters.org"Soaring and volatile international food prices since 2007-08 have forced West African governments and their development partners to translate their long-standing rhetoric about support for West African agriculture into concrete programmes. More...

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Where to start with the SDGs?

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "oecd-development-matters.org"The upside to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), signed off at a UN Leaders’ Summit in September 2015, was their inclusiveness. An Open Working Group of 30 nations worked for two and a half years to develop the Goals, meeting 13 times, sometimes for a week, and organising countless national and thematic consultations, stakeholder forums, and on-line and door-to-door surveys. More...

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Infrastructure, jobs, good governance: Bringing Africans’ priorities to the G20 table

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "oecd-development-matters.org"Beyond the limelight and the headlines, the recent Group of 20 (G20) summit accomplished an important piece of business by launching the Compact with Africa. The next step is crucial: negotiating the priorities that the compact will address. More...

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Development in transition

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "oecd-development-matters.org"Understanding and supporting the development trajectories of countries have long been the driving force behind all of our careers. If we, as a global community, are serious now about ensuring prosperity for all through the universal and comprehensive 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), then we must close all remaining gaps. And this means changing the way we think about development policy. More...

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We must co-create the future we want to see

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "oecd-development-matters.org"In 1972, Danone founder Antoine Riboud made a speech to French industry leaders in which he declared that “corporate responsibility doesn’t end at the factory gate or the company door” and called on them to place “industry at the service of people.” Today his words seem self-evident; at the time they were revolutionary. More...

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Development Finance 2.0: Improving Conditions for Local Currency Financing

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "oecd-development-matters.org"Achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will require very large investments measured in the trillions until 2030. To mobilise such amounts, policy makers try to crowd-in the private sector, its financial resources and its entrepreneurial creativity. More...

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Reimagining job-oriented education to give youth the chance of a better future

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "oecd-development-matters.org"Receiving quality higher education in Latin America is still a privilege, with two-thirds of youth in the region lacking advanced technical, professional and management skills. Despite their limited access, acquiring these valuable skills is still the main vehicle to a career. The consequences are not minor. More...

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Youth Employment and Inclusive Growth: Part of the same coin in Cambodia

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "oecd-development-matters.org"Some countries in the South Asia and Pacific region are experiencing a rapid increase in the number of working-age people. This will create some opportunities as it will contribute to reducing the dependency ratio and increasing the possibilities for social cohesion policies. More...

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