• May 1, 2009

    This paper explores the potential for governments to create ‘green jobs’ in developing countries by funding public employment activities to preserve biodiversity, restore degraded land, combat erosion, and conserve water. The paper draws on the experiences of the Working for Water programme in South Africa and the National Rural Employment Guarantee in India.

  • Feb 25, 2009

    In this paper, Stephany Griffith-Jones and José Antonio Ocampo identify three key channels of transmission of the financial crisis from developed to developing countries: capital flows, trade and remittances. The paper provides broad recommendations for policy responses at the national level, and proposes sweeping reforms at the global and regional level.

  • Jan 10, 2009

    This report assesses the socio-demographic and socio-economic characteristics of the Moroccan migrants and envisages the impact of the world economic crisis on the social conditions and poverty of Moroccan migrants and on their remittances.

  • Jan 7, 2009

    image This report presents the results of a field survey commissioned by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in collaboration with the International Labor Organization (ILO). The preparation of the survey and report has been undertaken with the support of the Consultation and Research Institute (CRI). The survey took place during the month of September 2008 and covered 1,000 households located in six municipalities: Bhanine, Bebnine, Deir Amar, Minieh, Muhammara, and Beddawi.

  • Sep 1, 2008

    Public water supply systems have increasingly been subject to commercialisation or corporatisation in the developing world. By reforming the public sector in the image of independent and self-sufficient private enterprises, the chief aim of commercialisation is to improve the efficiency of operations often associated with the private sector.

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