The Least Developed Countries Report 2008. Growth, Poverty and the Terms of Development Partnership Rolf Traeger, UNCTAD. What are LDCs?. Where do LDCs stand?. This presentation. Sustainability of the LDCs' strong growth Poverty in the LDCs and progress towards MDGs
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Growth, Poverty and the Terms of Development Partnership
Rolf Traeger, UNCTAD
country-level aid management policies
LDCs need a new development model shifting from commodity-price led growth to catch-up growth
Rapidly rising international food prices in 2007 and early 2008 will have negative effects on poverty and economic trends
African countries should be allowed to negotiate on where the money can be best put in order to kick start the economic growth. There should be respect. They (donors) should listen to our best interests. And the Africans should also be mindful of their (rich nations) interests. Together, we can have mutual relationship that is respectful of each other.
Mr Ezra Suruma, Ugandan Minister of Finance, Kampala 6th July 2008.
improve aid effectiveness
Poverty reduction strategy papers are the main operational instrument for implementing development partnership and enhancing national ownership of policies:
Local development solutions
Aid Management Policy should: