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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.
Political economy of climate compatible development: Artisanal fisheries and climate change in Ghana

Political economy of climate compatible development: Artisanal fisheries and climate change in Ghana

Research reports and studies, July 2014
Thomas Tanner, Adelina Mensah, Elaine T. Lawson, Chris Gordon, Rachel Godfrey-Wood and Terry Cannon
Interest in prospects for policy processes that contribute to development, climate change adaptation and mitigation, known as ‘climate compatible development’, has been growing in response to increasing awareness of the impacts of climate change. This paper provides insight into the complex political economy of climate compatible development in Ghana’s marine fisheries.

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