This paper from ODI presents a summary of findings from research exploring the role of development finance institutions (DFIs) in promoting jobs and productivity change.
In this paper from the Brookings Institute, the authors assess the relationship between African economic development and the increasing proportion of young workers.
This report from the Rainforest Foundation UK reveals the adverse impacts on forests and local people of biggest palm oil plantations in Congo Basin.
In this paper from the World Bank, Christophe Guel attempts to untangle the elements of the conundrum surrounding food price stabilization policies.
This paper from the OECD presents a conceptual discussion of how potential SOE advantages can generate cross-border effects.
This report from Chatham House considers the various political, institutional and organizational barriers to translating early warning of famine into early action to avert it, and makes recommendations for how these can be overcome.
Agricultural Mechanization in Ghana : Is Specialization in Agricultural Mechanization a Viable Business Model?
This paper quantitatively assesses whether government provided subsidies to private enterprise for tractor-rental services is a viable business model.
This report from Brookings outlines the the reasons why the U.S. needs to scale up its economic efforts in Africa.
This issue brief from IPI describes the current initiatives for regionalism in the Middle East from the Arab League to the Gulf Cooperation Council and the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership, among others, and it analyzes the various political, economic, and security-based challenges they face.
In this paper from UNU-WIDER, Paul Collier discusses how aid can support growth in small, isolated economies.