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View Resource Global Development Network

The Global Development Network (GDN) was formed in 1998 "to support and link research and policy institutes involved in the field of development, and whose work is predicated on the notion that ideas matter." The GDN's work falls into two categories: knowledge generation and knowledge sharing. The Website provides a variety of resources dealing with global development issues including links and...

http://www.gdn.int/
View Resource Global Poverty Report

According to this report stemming from the July 2000 Okinawa Summit, 1.2 billion people are estimated to live on less than $1 per day, and nearly 3 billion people, worldwide, live on less than $2 a day. This 23-page report examines the roles which the World Bank, IMF, and Multilateral Development Banks play "at the country level, where they provide policy advice, and financial and technical...

http://www.worldbank.org/en/country/haiti
View Resource International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

Tuesday, October 17, 2000, was the eighth annual observance of the UN's International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. The Website dedicated to this observance serves as a gateway to a wealth of UN and UN-sponsored reports, articles, and data relating to the First United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty 1997-2006. The site also links to relevant data from other sources like the...

http://www.un.org/en/events/povertyday/
View Resource Eliminating World Poverty: Making Globalization Work for the Poor

Published in early December 2000 by Prime Minister Blair and the British Secretary of State Clare Short, this second White Paper from the UK government on International Development discusses strategies for making the rapid development that has accompanied globalization benefit the world's poor more. The lengthy publication presents information and makes recommendations concerning third world...

http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/+/http:/www.dfid.g...
View Resource Rural Poverty Report 2001: The Challenge of Ending Rural Poverty

The International Fund for Agricultural Development's 2001 report on rural poverty argues that to reduce poverty, international efforts must focus on "legally secure entitlements to assets (especially land and water); technology (above all for increasing the output and yield of food staples); access to markets; opportunities to participate in decentralized resource management; and access to...

https://www.ifad.org/topic/event/tags/rpr/y2001/2079586
View Resource Aid and Reform in Africa: Lessons from Ten Case Studies

Released on March 28, 2001, this new World Bank report investigates the impact of development aid on economic policy in ten African countries. Among the findings is the discovery that in nations where political leaders are not committed to reform, aid can actually hinder development by insulating these countries from the need to adopt reforms. The report also concludes that using "conditionality"...

https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/13894
View Resource Millenium Development Goals

The International Development Goals "set targets for reductions in poverty, improvements in health and education, and protection of the environment." These goals have been adopted by the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the UN, and numerous other agencies. At this site, visitors can learn more about specific goals and view data for both regions and specific countries. At present, there...

http://www5.worldbank.org/mdgs/
View Resource Center for International Development at Harvard University

Established in 1998 by the Harvard Institute for International Development and the Kennedy School of Government, the Center for International Development (CID) is Harvard's primary center for research on sustainable international development. The CID is currently headed by Professor Dani Rodrik, who provides oversight and direction for the Center. On the site, visitors can learn about upcoming...

https://www.hks.harvard.edu/centers/cid
View Resource International Economic Development Council

Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), was created through the merger of existing economic development organizations, effectively creating the nation's largest association working in this realm of public policy. The IEDC's mission is "to provide leadership and excellence in economic development for our communities, members and partners to build...

https://www.iedconline.org/
View Resource World Learning

A number of international organizations have seen fit to engage in broad-based projects in order to create and sustain social change in various parts of the world. The World Learning for International Development organization is one such entity, and for the past eight decades it has been involved in programs that "are based on local partnerships with people who have an active and respected role in...

https://www.worldlearning.org/
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