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  • 31 Dec 2011
  • United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
  • Pages: 79
The Asia-Pacific region is both a major consumer and producer of agricultural products. Its growth in both imports and exports is accelerating, but not to the potential. There is significant opportunity in this region to expand agro-trade especially...
  • 28 May 2018
  • Shahida Sarker Parul
  • Pages: 47
This publication offers facilitators technical guidance to manage field farm schools to support local famers in all aspects of rice crop management. Technical knowledge gained by farmers will revitalize the rice industry in Fiji and assist food...
The concept of fair and equitable treatment, which has assumed prominence in investment relations between States, provides a yardstick by which relations between foreign direct investors and Governments of capital-importing countries may be assessed....
  • 21 Apr 2016
  • UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre
  • Pages: 47
This Report Card presents an overview of inequalities in child well-being in 41 countries of the European Union (EU) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). It focuses on ‘bottom-end inequality’ – the gap between...
French, Italian, Spanish
  • 15 Dec 2015
  • Mary Daly, Rachel Bray, Zlata Bruckauf, Jasmina Byrne, Alice Margaria, Ninoslava Pecnik, Maureen Samms-Vaughan
  • Pages: 103
In keeping with the spirit of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, family and parenting support is increasingly recognized as an important part of national social policies and social investment packages aimed at reducing poverty, decreasing...
  • 05 Dec 2014
  • International Organization for Migration
  • Pages: 216
In October 2013, over 400 people lost their lives in two highly publicized shipwrecks close to the Italian island of Lampedusa, but sadly, they are not isolated incidents. Estimates in 2013 and 2014 reach close to 6,500 lost lives of migrants in...
  • 18 Nov 2016
  • United Nations Human Settlements Programme
  • Pages: 288
Cities are a driving force of the 21st century. Through bringing large numbers of people into close proximity, they spark economic growth, foster innovation, and generate prosperity. But they face the pressing challenges of creating a livable...
  • 31 Dec 2006
  • International Trade Centre
  • Pages: 141
This guide is a road map for navigating the waters that have been charted over years of accumulated expertise in trade financing. It is intended as a practical work of reference that draws on and adapts traditional and new techniques, mechanisms,...
Spanish, French
  • 28 May 2018
  • United Nations
  • Pages: 196
There is mounting empirical evidence that the responsible provision and use of formal financial services have a positive impact on household well-being and enterprise performance. At the individual level, financial inclusion benefits rural households...
  • 30 Jul 2015
  • United Nations
  • Pages: 573
This Handbook aims to provide practical guidance on the calculation and allocation of the production of various types of financial services and issues related to the compilation of the financial account and balance sheets by institutional sector in...
  • 18 Jun 2010
  • United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
  • Pages: 194
This publication addresses the massive investments that will be required in addition to the mobilization of substantial new financial resources that will be needed in order to continue the fight on global climate change. The first part (chapters 1...
French, Spanish
  • 26 Nov 2013
  • United Nations
  • Pages: 327
This book assesses feasible financing strategies for policymakers to follow in pursuance of human development, taking as reference the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and their achievement by 2015. These strategies are analyzed in...
This publication identifies a series of macro-level tools to create a supportive environment and generate the resources to promote Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related to gender equality. A key argument is that financing for gender equality...
  • 23 Oct 2013
  • United Nations
  • Pages: 301
References to the land of the black Jacobins are almost always followed by the phrase the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere”. To that distinction, on 12 January 2010, Haiti added another, when it was hit by a devastating natural disaster, a...
  • 15 Aug 2016
  • United Nations Environment Programme
  • Pages: 162
For thousands of years, nature has gracefully provided the necessary inputs to feed us, and we have in many occasions taken these precious gifts for granted. This report, “Food Systems and Natural Resources” is an effort to account for these inputs,...
  • 13 Jul 1998
  • United Nations
  • Pages: 286
This publication sets out and analyses the main foreign direct investment (FDI) trends in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean in 1998. In 1997, US$ 65.2 billion poured into the economies of Latin America and the Caribbean. Approximately...
  • 05 May 1999
  • United Nations
  • Pages: 211
This publication sets out and analyses the main foreign direct investment (FDI) trends in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean in 1999. In 1998, FDI inflows amounted to US$ 76.7 billion and thus surpassed the record level recorded in...
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