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New Policy in Focus Magazine: Is There a Brazilian Model of Development?

Dylan Passmore. Pessoas pegando o metro. 2006, São Paulo, Brazil.

Brasilia, January, 2015 – Is there a Brazilian model of development? The search for answers to that question is the central theme of the new issue of “Policy in Focus” magazine published by the International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG). Despite its current difficulties, Brazil offers a striking example of inclusive growth. Inequality has […]

New Website Focuses on the Achievements and Challenges of Yemen in the Area of Social Development

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The Republic of Yemen is one of the oldest centers of civilization in the Near East and it was the first country in the Arabian Peninsula to grant women the right to vote. Today, Yemen is one of the poorest in the Middle East and North Africa region and half of the population lives below […]

IPC-IG Launches New Edition of Policy in Focus Magazine on Social Protection, Entrepreneurship and Labour Market Activation

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In partnership with the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), the International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG) has launched a new edition of its flagship magazine Policy in Focus on the topic of social protection, entrepreneurship and labour market activation. Despite significant development gains registered in recent decades, developing countries still face considerable challenges in […]

Inclusive growth required to achieve sustainable development in Asia-Pacific, says UN


ESCAP’s flagship report introduces innovative inclusiveness index for region’s economies Bangkok (ESCAP News) – Developing economies in the Asia-Pacific region continue to fare well in comparison to the rest of the world, but structural weaknesses constrain growth prospects, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) said in its latest […]

Social Cash Transfers in Africa: Scaling-up and Innovating


This new series of publications captures the recent developments in social protection programmes in Africa Brasília, 16 April, 2015 – What does wearable technology have to do with social cash transfer programmes in a poor, remote area of an African country? A lot, indeed. An innovative payment system implemented in Ethiopia sees government agents using […]

IPC-IG Interviews Markus Fraundorfer


From the global fight against HIV/AIDS to food security, to bioenergy, Brazil has played an important role in many areas of global governance and in regards to many development issues. Exactly, how Brazil has exercised power in global governance since the beginning of the 21st century and how it has developed in various interfaces of global […]

The Jan/Feb Inclusive Growth Bulletin is out


The January/February 2015 issue launches new One Pagers on Social Protection Systems in Latin America and the Productive Impacts of Cash Transfers series, as well as new publications on the effectiveness of Public Work Programmes in Namibia, on recommendations to the debate surrounding the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and translated versions of a One Pager […]

Understand Yemen’s achievements and challenges in social development

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The IPC-IG launches reports and website dedicated to the Yemen National Social Protection Monitoring Survey (NSPMS) Brasilia, February 13th 2015 – The NSPMS is a household longitudinal survey covering the period of October 2012 to September 2013. Last December 2014, the Final Report and the Executive Summary were launched. Following-up on the publication of new evidence and indicators from a […]

New Policy in Focus explores the impacts of demographic changes and intergenerational transfers on economic growth

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Brasilia, 16 December, 2014 – The lastest issue of the Policy in Focus magazine, “National Transfer Accounts and Generational Flows”, examines demographic changes, intergenerational transfers and their impacts on economic growth in different countries. This edition presents some of the ongoing research using National Transfer Accounts (NTA), a project that helps to understand and analyse […]

Specialists and policymakers discuss tools for measuring and reducing poverty: Day 1

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Brasília, November 25th 2014: Social development policy models aimed at overcoming poverty and extreme poverty represent major topics of discussion, especially in light of the Millennium Development Goals deadline and recent discussions on the upcoming Sustainable Development Goals. With this in mind, the first International Seminar – World Without Poverty, took place in Brasilia from 18-19 […]

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