Exploring Development Success

Research reports and studies
January 2009
Alan Hudson; Ursula Grant; Bhavna Sharma

The research for this report has involved three main elements. First, an exploration of what constitutes “development success”. Second, an effort to identify – using quantitative data and indicators – those countries that have demonstrated the most progress in relation to a number of dimensions of development. And third, the collection of stories of successful development in a number of sectors including agriculture, education, infrastructure, microfinance, sanitation and water.

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