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Economic and Social Development

STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 2019

The State of Food and Agriculture 2019

Moving Forward on Food Loss and Waste Reduction

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The State of Food and Agriculture
14 Oct 2019
This year's edition provides new estimates of the percentage of the world's food lost from production up to the retail level. It suggests that identifying and understanding critical loss points in specific supply chains – where considerable potential exists for reducing food losses – is crucial t...
WORLD WATER DEV RPT 2019 (S)

Informe Mundial de Naciones Unidas sobre el Desarrollo de los Recursos Hídricos 2019

No dejar a nadie atrás

10 Oct 2019
La edición de 2019 del Informe Mundial de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Desarrollo de los Recursos Hídricos pretende informar a los responsables de las políticas y de la toma de decisiones, tanto dentro como fuera de la comunidad del agua, de hasta qué punto las mejoras en la gestión de los recurs...
WORLD WATER DEV RPT 2019 (F)

Rapport mondial des Nations Unies sur la mise en valeur des ressources en eau 2019

Ne laisser personne pour compte

10 Oct 2019
L’édition 2019 du Rapport sur la mise en valeur des ressources en eau a pour objectif d’informer les décideurs et les responsables politiques, qu’ils fassent ou non partie de la communauté de l’eau, au sujet de la nécessité d’améliorer la gestion des ressources en eau et l’accès aux services d’ap...
WORLD WATER DEV RPT 2019

The United Nations World Water Development Report 2019

Leaving No One Behind

11 Oct 2019
The 2019 Report seeks to inform policy and decision-makers, inside and outside the water community, how improvements in water resources management and access to water supply and sanitation services are essential to overcoming poverty and addressing various other social and economic inequities. In...
WORLD WATER DEV RPT 2018

The United Nations World Water Development Report 2018

Nature-based Solutions for Water

9 Oct 2019
The 2018 edition of the World Water Development Report seeks to inform policy and decision-makers, inside and outside the water community, about the potential of nature-based solutions (NBS) to address contemporary water management challenges across all sectors, and particularly regarding water f...
GLOBAL SUSTAINABLE DEV RPT 2019

Global Sustainable Development Report 2019

The Future is Now - Science for Achieving Sustainable Development

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Global Sustainable Development Report
11 Oct 2019
The Report uses the latest scientific assessments, evidence bases about good practices, and scenarios that link future trajectories to current actions to identify calls to action by a range of stakeholders that can accelerate progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. Those act...
FROM EUROPE TO THE WORLD

From Europe to the World

Understanding Challenges for European Businesswomen

23 Oct 2019
Getting more women to trade beyond the European Union will require policies that go beyond trade. Policies are needed to get women to set up and grow their businesses in high-growth potential industries, enter export markets, and enjoy equal rights and opportunities in the labour market. Trade po...
NOTAS DE POBLACION #108

Notas de Población Año XLVI No.108 Enero-Junio de 2019

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Notas de Población
3 Oct 2019
El número 108 de Notas de Población, publicación bianual del Centro Latinoamericano y Caribeño de Demografía (CELADE)-División de Población de la CEPAL, cuyo propósito principal es la difusión de investigaciones y estudios de población sobre América Latina y el Caribe, ofrece al lector diez artíc...
ECON SURV LAT AMER 2019

Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 2019

The New Global Financial Context - Effects and Transmission Mechanisms in the Region

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Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean
4 Oct 2019
This publication outlines the region’s economic performance in 2018 and analyses trends in the early months of 2019, as well as the outlook for the rest of the year. It examines the external and domestic factors that have influenced the region’s economic performance, analyses the characteristics ...
LA BONANZA DE LOS RECURSOS NATURAL

La bonanza de los recursos naturales para el desarrollo

Dilemas de gobernanza

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ECLAC Books / Libros de la CEPAL
2 Oct 2019
El escenario principal de los análisis que se presentan en este libro es el contexto regional que tuvo lugar desde inicios de siglo, cuando comenzó un ciclo de bonanza de precios y rentas provenientes de los recursos naturales, hasta su final, unos pocos años atrás. Se trató de una bonanza que, c...
CEPAL REVIEW #127 04/2019

CEPAL Review No.127, April 2019

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CEPAL Review
2 Oct 2019
Cepal Review is the leading journal for the study of economic and social development issues in Latin America and the Caribbean. Edited by the Economic Commission for Latin America, each issue focuses on economic trends, industrialization, income distribution, technological development and monetar...
SAVING LIVELIHOODS SAVE LIVES 2018

Saving Livelihoods Saves Lives 2018

10 Sep 2019
This publication highlights some of FAO’s achievements over the past year and identifies pathways to build resilient agriculture-based livelihoods and food systems. The report stresses that humanitarian assistance alone is not enough to win the battle against acute hunger. In 2018, FAO’s work ran...
DISASTER RISK REDUCTION FARM LEVEL

Disaster Risk Reduction at Farm Level

Multiple Benefits, No Regrets - Results From Cost–benefit Analyses Conducted in a Multi-country Study, 2016–2018

10 Sep 2019
This report presents the findings of a multi-year FAO study undertaken on over 900 farms in ten different countries that measured, using field data, benefits gained through the use of innovative farming practices designed to boost the resilience of farmers facing natural disasters. It makes the c...
AGRIPRENEURSHIP ACROSS AFRICA

Agripreneurship across Africa

Stories of Inspiration

10 Sep 2019
This publication aims to inspire budding entrepreneurs in Africa to consider business opportunities in agriculture and agro-industry. Through success stories reflecting real-life agribusiness development experiences, which are organized into four themes (scale, women, youth, and challenging envir...
INVEST FREE UNIVERSAL CHILDCARE

Investing in Free Universal Childcare in South Africa, Turkey and Uruguay

A Comparative Analysis of Costs, Short-term Employment Effects and Fiscal Revenue

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UN Women Discussion Papers
30 Aug 2019
This discussion paper makes the case for investing in free universal childcare services of high quality in order to reduce gender inequality in earnings and employment. It estimates the employment-generating and fiscal effects of investing in free universal childcare in three middle income countr...
TRADE POLICIES COMBAT INEQUALITIES

Trade Policies for Combating Inequalities

Equal Opportunities to Firms, Workers and Countries

23 Oct 2019
In the last four decades, international trade, along with finance and technology, has been instrumental in the development process of many countries. Trade reforms undertaken in developing countries have been accompanied by more rapid economic growth, leading to a reduction in income gaps and low...
DRIVERS OF ILLICIT FINANCIAL FLOWS

Drivers of Illicit Financial Flows

6 Aug 2019
This study offers a comparative analysis of 42 countries, examining common trends among causes leading to illicit cross-border money transfers. Its findings support existing theoretical frameworks on the key drivers of illicit financial flows. Our analysis has identified that most countries that...
STRENGTH EFFORT PREVENT EXTREMISM

Strengthening Efforts to Prevent and Counter Violent Extremism

Good Practices and Lessons Learned for a Comprehensive Approach to Rehabilitation and Reintegration of VEOs

6 Aug 2019
This publication is based on the work conducted and the knowledge collected by UNICRI in the past 15 years by implementing counter-terrorism projects. The book will contribute to the PVE/CVE international debate, especially concerning lessons learned and challenges in the rehabilitation and reint...
EL ESTADO LA SEGURIDAD ALIM 2019

El estado de la seguridad alimentaria y nutrición en el mundo 2019

Protegerse frente a la desaceleración y el debilitamiento de la economía

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El estado de la seguridad alimentaria y la nutrición en el mundo
15 Jul 2019
Este importante informe anual ofrece información actualizada sobre la prevalencia de la subalimentación en todo el mundo y el número absoluto de personas que padecen hambre, así como estimaciones más recientes de una serie de metas mundiales en materia de nutrición. La edición de este año, que se...
LETAT DE LA SECURITE ALIMEN 2019

L'état de la sécurité alimentaire et de la nutrition dans le monde 2019

Se prémunir contre les ralentissements et les fléchissements économiques

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L'état de la securité alimentaire et de la nutrition dans le monde
15 Jul 2019
Ce grand rapport annuel fait le point sur la prévalence de la sous-alimentation dans le monde et le nombre absolu de personnes souffrant de faim, ainsi que sur les dernières estimations concernant un certain nombre de cibles nutritionelles mondiales. L'édition de cette année examine le rôle du ra...
STATE OF FOOD SECUR & NUTRIT 2019

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2019

Safeguarding Against Economic Slowdowns and Downturns

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The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World
19 Jul 2019
The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World gives updates on the prevalence of undernourishment globally and the absolute number of undernourished, as well as the latest estimates for a number of global nutrition targets. This latest edition looks at the role of economic slowdowns and d...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ESCWA 2010/11 A

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region 2010-2011 (Arabic language)

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Survey of Economic and Social Development in the Arab Region (Arabic)
16 Jul 2012
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 the context of broader concerns of economic de...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ESCWA 2009/10 A

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region 2009-2010 (Arabic language)

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Survey of Economic and Social Development in the Arab Region (Arabic)
5 Jan 2012
This year's Survey looks at the effect that the global financial crisis has had on economies and social development in the Western Asia region. The Survey shows that while some economies have weathered the global recession well, the impact on others has been significant. It is possible that the n...
STATE COMMODITY DEPEND 2012

State of Commodity Dependence 2012

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The State of Commodity Dependence
11 May 2012
The State of Commodity Dependence 2012 was prepared by the Special Unit on Commodities (SUC) of UNCTAD. This document aims to provide an individual country overview of the commodity-related situation of 154 developing countries. This publication also contains graphs which present a regional and g...
STATE COMMODITY DEPEND 2014

State of Commodity Dependence 2014

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The State of Commodity Dependence
19 Apr 2015
The 2014 edition of the State of Commodity Dependence contains 135 individual country profiles presenting various that are comparable across countries. For every country, reference data are also provided in order to allow comparison over time and to facilitate anaylsis among countries and regions...
WOMEN SHAPING GLOBAL ECONOMIC GOV

Women Shaping Global Economic Governance

11 Jul 2019
This report brings together contributions from leading policymakers and thought leaders from all across the world on how to shape our economies. Written entirely by women, this book is not about women. It is written by women who want to encourage everyone, including the 50% of the global populati...
TRANS CORP V26 #2

Transnational Corporations Vol.26 No.2

Special Issue on Special Economic Zones

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Transnational Corporations
4 Oct 2019
Transnational Corporations is a policy-oriented journal for the publication of research on the activities of transnational corporations and their implication for economic development. Articles accepted for publication in this issue report on the following research themes: international tax. This ...
POLICY FRAMEWK SUSTAIN REAL ESTATE

Policy Framework for Sustainable Real Estate Markets

23 Oct 2019
The UNECE Real Estate Market Advisory Group (REM) is a group of real estate experts who advise the Committee on Urban Development, Housing and Land Management on sustainable real estate markets, working to identify specific measures to strengthen a country’s real estate market in a manner that wo...
PROGRAMAS SOCIALES SUPERACION DE

Programas sociales, superación de la pobreza e inclusión laboral

Aprendizajes desde América Latina y el Caribe

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ECLAC Books / Libros de la CEPAL
28 Jun 2019
En América Latina y el Caribe se están implementando diversos programas sociales para superar la pobreza y reducir las desigualdades a lo largo del ciclo de vida, como los programas de transferencias condicionadas, los programas de inclusión laboral y productiva, y las pensiones sociales. En este...