This book presents an assessment of trade and economic co-operation among South Asian nations and highlights policy issues to foster regional integration.
Africans living abroad face some of the highest fees in the world to send money home, costing their families approximately $1.8 billion a year in lost income. This report, funded by Comic Relief and Unbound Philanthropy, analyses global charges on money sent to sub-Saharan Africa, and estimates that reducing charges to global average levels would generate enough income to put 14 million children into school and provide safe water to 21 million people.
Does the opportunity to reduce emissions from deforestation and degradation add new momentum to existing efforts to protect the world’s remaining forests? This report reviews climate finance for REDD+ over the period 2010-2012 and the motivations and objectives of the donors.
ODI has published a series of assessments of the effectiveness of international climate funds using a common analytical framework. This note presents a snapshot of these funds' achievements to date.