Are Donors Part of the Solution, or Part of the Problem? How Can Development Cooperation Help Reach the International Development Targets (IDTs)?
At this meeting, speakers put forward the view that aid makes a stronger contribution to poverty reduction when delivered flexibly on the basis of better forms of partnership with government.
How are the official donors facing up to the challenge? A view from the Development Assistance Committee (DAC)
At this event, Dag Ehrenpreis discussed a DAC Scoping Study, coordinated by ODI, which provides a 'stock take' on the policy and practice of all major donors.
This event looked at the role forests can play in meeting international development targets, and potential areas of conflict with environmental goals.
The target of halving extreme income-poverty by 2015 was agreed at the World Summit on Social Development in 1995 and was subsequently adopted by the Development Assistance Committee of the OECD. This meeting looked at the target in detail.