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Centrally Managed Donor Funds and facilities to promote business engagement

Centrally Managed Donor Funds and facilities to promote business engagement

Research reports and studies, July 2014
Alberto Francesco and Karen Ellis
The potential benefit of engaging with business in order to achieve development objectives has long been recognised by donor organisations. One common response has been to launch initiatives managed centrally to promote business engagement – usually a fund or facility of some kind. This paper reviews a number of these centrally managed donor funds and facilities (CMDFFs), that are either currently existing or recently closed, and discusses their objectives and methods, as well as lessons learnt in relation to their implementation.
More and better jobs: Does everyone want the same?

More and better jobs: Does everyone want the same?

Research reports and studies, July 2014
Laura Rodriguez-Takeuchi
This paper reviews data from the My World global survey in five developing countries and the different priorities people have concerning their employment situation.
The IPCC's Fifth Assessment Report: What's in it for South Asia?

The IPCC's Fifth Assessment Report: What's in it for South Asia?

Briefing papers, July 2014
Elizabeth Carabine and Alberto Lemma (ODI), with Mairi Dupar and Lindsey Jones (ODI), Yacob Mulugetta (University of Surrey), Nicola Ranger (DFID) and Maarten van Aalst (Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre)
Distilling the 5,000+ pages of the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report on climate change into a more accessible format, CDKN and ODI have recently released a summary report highlighting the key findings of the IPCC for South Asia.

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