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The World Development Report 2013: Jobs stresses the role of strong private sector led growth in creating jobs and outlines how jobs that do the most for development can spur a virtuous cycle. The report finds that poverty falls as people...

- Xinshen Diao

The 2006 Rwandan SAM discussed in this document has been used for the CGE modeling analysis on agricultural growth and investment options for poverty reduction in Rwanda conducted by Diao et al. (2010). This SAM has been modified from the...

- Nzuma, J., Gbegbelegbe, S., Massawe, S., and Karugia, J.

The Regional Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System (ReSAKSS) is an Africa-wide network of regional nodes supporting the Common Market of Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), the Economic...

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Hunger and starvation in sub-Saharan Africa have lasted too long. But Africans are not consigned to a lifetime of food insecurity. The knowledge, technology and resources for closing the food security deficit are available today, and...

1 Aug, 2011 - The World Bank

The primary World Bank collection of development indicators on Africa, compiled from officially-recognized international sources. It presents the most current and accurate global development data available, and includes national, regional and...

- Punam Chuhan-Pole (Team Leader), Vijdan Korman, Manka Angwafo,Mapi Buitano

 

The second issue of Africa's Pulse was released on October 8, 2010. It provides the following analysis on African countries:

1. Recent economic trends and prospects

2. Trends in country policies and institutions...

- Diao, Xinshen; Fan, Shenggen; Kanyarukiga, Sam; Yu, Bingxin

Agricultural development strategies that are put forward by individual African countries delineate priorities for actions to enhance agricultural and overall development. Understanding alternative agricultural growth options and their linkages...

- Karl Pauw, James Thurlow, Rafael Uaiene, and John Mazunda

In any economy there are important economic linkages and trade-offs that need to be considered when designing policies or assessing their impacts. Various policy analysis tools can help policymakers understand these linkages and trade-offs. One...

1 Mar, 2007 - Xinshen Diao, Belay Fekadu, Steven Haggblade, Alemayehu Seyoum Taffesse, Kassu Wamisho, and Bingxin Yu

Accelerating growth and poverty reduction, and the ultimate achievement of structural transformation, are the critical policy challenges in present day Ethiopia. This paper examines relevant growth options in terms of their impact on overall...

- Gert-Jan Stads and Nienke Beintema

 

"In the face of volatile and rising food prices, rapid population growth, and climate change, governments are...