Finance

The World Bank predicts the sharpest decline of remittances in recent history. This means a loss of a crucial financing lifeline for many vulnerable households.

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Even before the outbreak of COVID-19, one in five countries – home to billions of people living in poverty – were likely to see per capita incomes stagnate or decline in 2020. Now, billions more are prone to be affected…

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The UNDP together with STRIVE and the Government of Japan launched a guidance note on financing for sustainable development across sectors.

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The report finds that the world will fail on combatting climate change and eradicating poverty by 2030 unless global financial systems are overhauled.

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Most workers and agricultural producers in developing countries are paid on a daily basis. This has a negative impact on their ability to generate savings for large expenses. Researchers show that Kenyan dairy farmers…

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External finance to poor countries is declining despite a promise by the international community three years ago to increase development finance flows, in particular through private investment, according to a new OECD…

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Foreign direct investment has fallen by more than 20 per cent compared to last year. For the developing countries, it represents one of the largest sources of income, with much of the money flowing into food industry and…

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The vast majority of investment is still short-term oriented and commitments by the

international community to create sustainable economies are not being met, warns the new report published by the UN.

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The OECD and the FAO have launched a pilot project to kick-start the practical application of the OECD-FAO Guidance for Responsible Agricultural Supply Chains with 30 leading enterprises.

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In many countries, a lack of access to financial services is a factor which hinders or blocks economic growth. The authors investigate how far the German savings bank model can be transferred to developing and transition…

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