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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Economic Incentives For COCOA Framers TO Tend Timer Trees In Southern Ghana

    This study, which forms parts of the wider DFID Forestry Research Programme study. The Economic Analysis of Stakeholder Incentives in Participatory Forest management

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Sector Budget Support In Practice

    This is the synthesis report for a study on Sector Budget Support (SBS) in Practice for the Strategic Partnership with Africa (SPA). Programme-Based Approaches (PBAs) to aid delivery are a central pillar of the drive to improve aid effectiveness. PBAs involve the provision of coordinated development assistance in support of...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    A Review Of The Trade And Poverty Content In PRSPs And Loan-Related Documents

    It is an old adage that beggars cannot be choosers, but creditors have powers over debtors too. This was seen most starkly in North-South relations in the two decades which succeeded the brief era of 'Commodity power' (1973-79) when structural adjustment policies imposed on the weaker developing countries a 'Post-Washington...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Foreign Direct Investment For Development

    This paper suggested ten general areas which pose a challenge to policy makers in Sub-Saharan Africa concerned with Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). If FDI is expected to play a role in achieving the country's development objectives then an active policy is required to attract FDI and to make FDI work...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    The Global Financial Crisis And Sub-Saharan Africa The Effects Of Slowing Private Capital Inflows On Growth

    This paper uses a panel cointegration analysis to examine the long-run relationship between economic growth and four different types of private capital inflows (cross-border bank lending, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), bonds flows and portfolio equity flows) on a sample of selected sub-Saharan African countries over the period 1980-2007. The authors'...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2006

    ICT Assimilation and SME Expansion

    ICT is acknowledged to play an important role in the growth of enterprises by contributing directly to profitability and by providing foundations for the evolution of operations from a micro to a medium level. A number of factors play a role in the successful deployment of ICT for growth and...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2006

    ICT Assimilation and SME Expansion

    ICT is acknowledged to play an important role in the growth of enterprises by contributing directly to profitability and by providing foundations for the evolution of operations from a micro to a medium level. A number of factors play a role in the successful deployment of ICT for growth and...

    Provided By Overseas Development Institute

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Foreign Direct Investment For Development

    This paper suggested ten general areas which pose a challenge to policy makers in Sub-Saharan Africa concerned with Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). If FDI is expected to play a role in achieving the country's development objectives then an active policy is required to attract FDI and to make FDI work...

    Provided By Overseas Development Institute

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Sector Budget Support In Practice

    This is the synthesis report for a study on Sector Budget Support (SBS) in Practice for the Strategic Partnership with Africa (SPA). Programme-Based Approaches (PBAs) to aid delivery are a central pillar of the drive to improve aid effectiveness. PBAs involve the provision of coordinated development assistance in support of...

    Provided By Overseas Development Institute

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    A Review Of The Trade And Poverty Content In PRSPs And Loan-Related Documents

    It is an old adage that beggars cannot be choosers, but creditors have powers over debtors too. This was seen most starkly in North-South relations in the two decades which succeeded the brief era of 'Commodity power' (1973-79) when structural adjustment policies imposed on the weaker developing countries a 'Post-Washington...

    Provided By Overseas Development Institute

  • White Papers // May 2010

    Economic Incentives For COCOA Framers TO Tend Timer Trees In Southern Ghana

    This study, which forms parts of the wider DFID Forestry Research Programme study. The Economic Analysis of Stakeholder Incentives in Participatory Forest management

    Provided By Overseas Development Institute

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    The Global Financial Crisis And Sub-Saharan Africa The Effects Of Slowing Private Capital Inflows On Growth

    This paper uses a panel cointegration analysis to examine the long-run relationship between economic growth and four different types of private capital inflows (cross-border bank lending, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), bonds flows and portfolio equity flows) on a sample of selected sub-Saharan African countries over the period 1980-2007. The authors'...

    Provided By Overseas Development Institute