Aid for Trade: Into the future

Volume
2,
Number
4
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4 July 2013
4 July 2013
The 4th Global Review on Aid for Trade is taking place at a time when the donor community is rethinking aid and while recipient countries are calling for scaled-up resources, greater effectiveness and the integration of AfT with other agendas. This year's theme - "Connecting to Global Value Chains...
4 July 2013
Although global value chains (GVCs) have existed for decades now, interest in the literature has reignited in recent years, particularly since the global financial crisis. Policy makers have sought to better understand the dynamics and governance of GVCs as well as the opportunities and constraints...
4 July 2013
There is now a growing body of evidence suggesting that sub-Saharan Africa is among the regions of the world that is most exposed to the deleterious effects of climate change. Effects such as decreases in precipitation levels, increased frequency of extreme weather events, and shifting of rainy...
4 July 2013
A number of developments have made evaluation more urgent than ever before. First, donors are facing a tight budget situation at home, forcing them to reassess their external aid policy. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) data shows that both AfT flows and total aid...
4 July 2013
Addressing Local Content Requirements in a Sustainable Energy Trade Agreement - ICTSD - June 2013 Building upon a previous ICTSD-paper on LCRs as well as on recent research by the Peterson Institute, this research paper puts forward a series of innovative recommendations on how to phase out local...