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4-page policy note detailing the key results and recommendations from OECD Trade Policy Paper 179 on the Participation of Developing Countries in Global Value Chains.
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24-page summary paper of the OECD trade policy paper #179 on participation of developing countries in global value chains available on the OECD iLibrary.
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The independence demands of the MNLA call attention to the limited public investment in northern Mali and the unequal development of the southern and northern portions of the nation. Like Niger or Chad, Mali has invested very little in its north – starting with roads – unlike Maghreb countries – not to mention areas such as education, health, and subsidised foodstuffs and petroleum products.
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The social networks that comprise the true resource of terrorism are based on a group of towns important for their control over movement rather than the size of their population or the importance of their hinterlands, which in any case do not exist in the Sahara. In this type of configuration, command of specific sites and the distance between sites is more important than controlling areas.
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Despite the oversimplified maps of the original areas occupied by the different groups, Mali is a remarkable ethno-linguistic mosaic where some sixty ethnic groups and twenty languages co-exist. The population is comprised of 90% Sub-Saharans and 10% Arab-Berbers, half of whom are Touareg (5% of the total population). The ethnic and linguistic landscape of the north is similarly diverse.
La situation humanitaire au Mali, entretien avec l'Ambassadeur du Mali en France, S. E. Boubacar Sidiki Touré, le 27 avril 2012
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La situation humanitaire au Mali, Entretien avec S. E. Boubacar Sidiki Touré, Ambassadeur du Mali en France, le 27 avril 2012 à Paris.
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Synthesis of findings from pilot evaluations of budget support operations in Mali, Tunisia and Zambia.
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Mali: Biocarburant SA: opportunities for sustainable biofuel development in West Africa, by Hugo Verkuijl, SWAC Forum 2011, West Africa and Brazil: addressing renewable energy issues, organised by the Sahel and West Africa Club Secretariat, 5-6 December 2011, Praia, Cape Verde.
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Evaluation Insights are informal working papers issued by the Network on Development Evaluation of the OECD DAC. This note synthesizes main findings on the contribution of budget support to development results, from three pilot evaluations in Mali, Tunisia and Zambia.