How effective is aid at helping developing countries eradicate poverty? In March 2005, more than 100 countries made a firm commitment in the Paris Declaration to measure their success, or failure, in making aid more effective.
This book analyses how local firms can get involved in global value chains, access distant and profitable markets and upgrade their capabilities. Based on case studies, the book reviews experiences of governments and enterprises in the Mekong sub-region.
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Summary The German-backed TC project is a contribution to the multilaterally financed “Land Management and Administration Project” (LMAP). LMAP aims to help resolve the complex and interconnected problems in the land sector in the post-conflict and transition situation in Cambodia. LMAP was planned jointly in 2001 by the Cambodian Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction (MLMUPC), the World Bank, and German and
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The purpose of this evaluation is to examine technical assistance (TA) provided by the IMF to its member countries and to derive operational recommendations that can enhance the contribution of TA to the overall IMF mandate. The stated objectives of IMF TA were defined in the most recent policy statement on the subject. “In accord with the IMF's first Article of Agreement, the objective of the IMF's TA program is to contribute to the
The results of the OECD-DAC survey on progress in harmonisation and alignment.
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This study looks at area development projects in a perspective of poverty reduction, sustainability and learning. It seeks to find out how some of the long-standing problems of the area development approach, such as targeting and integration of projects with existing policy frameworks and systems of administration, have been solved in three different projects. Formative in purpose, it also tries to identify how area development
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Anyone who has participated in an evaluation of a complex aid programme such as emergency assistance, recognises the impressionistic elements of such endeavours.