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Global Monitoring Report, 2009
			: A Development Emergency

Global Monitoring Report, 2009 : A Development Emergency »

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: The World Bank

Publication Date: 27 April 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780821378595.019

ISBN: 9780821378595

Keywords: Developing countries, Global Monitoring Report, health care, trade facilitation, financial sector, financial services, international trade

A Development Emergency: the title of this year's Global Monitoring Report, the sixth in an annual series, could not be more apt. The global economic crisis, the most severe since the Great Depression, is rapidly t...

Global Monitoring Report, 2011
			: Improving the Odds of Achieving the MDGs

Global Monitoring Report, 2011 : Improving the Odds of Achieving the MDGs »

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: The World Bank

Publication Date: 03 May 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780821387009.019

ISBN: 9780821387009

Keywords: Poverty reduction, Health care, Migration, Natural resources, primary education, maternal mortality, indigenous peoples, gender parity, impact evaluations

With less than five years left to achieve the MDGs, this year's report looks at the prospects and challenges for reaching the goals. It also examines the great diversity of performance across indicators, countries,...

Rural Poverty in Developing Countries

Rural Poverty in Developing Countries »

Source: Rural Poverty in Developing Countries : Issues and Policies

Volume/Issue: 2000/78

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mahmood Khan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2000

ISBN: 9781451850093

Keywords: Rural poverty; developing countries; issues and policies, rural poverty, health care, agricultural growth, agricultural land, rural women

In most developing countries, poverty is more widespread and severe in rural than in urban areas. The author reviews some important aspects of rural poverty and draws key implications for public policy. He presents...

Overview

Overview »

Source: Global Monitoring Report, 2009 : A Development Emergency

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: The World Bank

Publication Date: 27 April 2009

ISBN: 9780821378595

Keywords: Developing countries, Global Monitoring Report, health care, trade facilitation, financial sector, financial services, international trade

The global financial crisis, the most severe since the Great Depression, is rapidly turning into a human and development crisis. The financial crisis originated in the developed world, but it has spread quic...

3 Leveraging the Private Sector Role in Human Development

3 Leveraging the Private Sector Role in Human Development »

Source: Global Monitoring Report, 2009 : A Development Emergency

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: The World Bank

Publication Date: 27 April 2009

ISBN: 9780821378595

Keywords: Developing countries, Global Monitoring Report, health care, trade facilitation, financial sector, financial services, international trade

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) strongly emphasize human development-related outcomes, with five of the eight MDGs having health, nutrition, and education results as key indicators for monitoring pro...

4 Scaling Up Aid to Poor Countries

4 Scaling Up Aid to Poor Countries »

Source: Global Monitoring Report, 2009 : A Development Emergency

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: The World Bank

Publication Date: 27 April 2009

ISBN: 9780821378595

Keywords: Developing countries, Global Monitoring Report, health care, trade facilitation, financial sector, financial services, international trade

The global financial crisis is impacting an increasing number of developing countries. Low-income countries, which had previously been relatively shielded from the immediate effects of the crisis, are now pa...

5 Pressing Ahead with Trade Openness

5 Pressing Ahead with Trade Openness »

Source: Global Monitoring Report, 2009 : A Development Emergency

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: The World Bank

Publication Date: 27 April 2009

ISBN: 9780821378595

Keywords: Developing countries, Global Monitoring Report, health care, trade facilitation, financial sector, financial services, international trade

External competitiveness and access to international markets are paramount for poor countries to realize the development promise of international trade. Pressing ahead with trade openness is a powerful means...

MDGs: Crisis Impact and Outlook

MDGs: Crisis Impact and Outlook »

Source: Global Monitoring Report, 2009 : A Development Emergency

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: The World Bank

Publication Date: 27 April 2009

ISBN: 9780821378595

Keywords: Developing countries, Global Monitoring Report, health care, trade facilitation, financial sector, financial services, international trade

Assessment of the progress toward the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) at the halfway point in 2008 showed major shortfalls in several of them. At high-level meetings held during the year, world leaders n...

1 The Global Financial Crisis and Its Impact on Developing Countries

1 The Global Financial Crisis and Its Impact on Developing Countries »

Source: Global Monitoring Report, 2009 : A Development Emergency

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: The World Bank

Publication Date: 27 April 2009

ISBN: 9780821378595

Keywords: Developing countries, Global Monitoring Report, health care, trade facilitation, financial sector, financial services, international trade

The deepening global recession, rising unemployment, and high volatility of commodity prices in 2008 and 2009 have severely affected progress toward poverty reduction (Millennium Development Goal [MDG] 1). T...

2 Improving the Private Investment Climate for Recovery and Growth

2 Improving the Private Investment Climate for Recovery and Growth »

Source: Global Monitoring Report, 2009 : A Development Emergency

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: The World Bank

Publication Date: 27 April 2009

ISBN: 9780821378595

Keywords: Developing countries, Global Monitoring Report, health care, trade facilitation, financial sector, financial services, international trade

Economic growth is central to achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and related development outcomes, and a vigorous private sector is vital for strong and sustainable growth. The private sector...