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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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Niger was ranked in the last position of the 2014 Human Development Index (HDI). The GDP per capita in 2013 is estimated at USD 778 (PPP), almost two times lower than that of Mali, and six times lower compared to Nigeria.
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At an estimated cost of 21 billion USD in 2006, the trans-Saharan gas pipeline would have the\ capacity to transport some 30 billion cubic meters of gas per year from Nigeria to Europe.
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Despite their common heritage, the Maghreb and the Sahel remain insufficiently connected. The dissemination of cultural, religious and linguistic trends, the movement of people, and their trade relations serve as ancient bridges between the two regions. Strengthened relations between countries and populations on both sides of the Sahara require infrastructure, increased trade, and a new definition of the border concept.
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The report aimed specifically at feeding the political and strategic dialogue between Niger and Luxembourg in preparation of the discussions to come for the meeting of the Partnership Commission that will be held on November, 2012.
Insécurité sahélienne, printemps arabe et coopération transsaharienne, Point de vue de Laurent Bossard, Directeur du Secrétariat du Club du Sahel et de l'Afrique de l'Ouest (CSAO/OCDE), septembre 2011.
L'édition 2011 des Perspectives économiques en Afrique, a été lancée aujourd’hui, le 6 juin 2011 à Lisbonne.
Efforts to end trade in conflict minerals advanced last week when 11 African countries endorsed an OECD system for responsible sourcing of raw materials.
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(original in French) Together, the five Donors taking part in the evaluation (DPE) accounted for more than half the Official Development Assistance delivered to Niger over the period.