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ACP Countries | The Next Generation of Researchers

Q&A with Emmanuel Jimenez, Executive Director of the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie), and advisor to the European Investment Bank-Global Development Network Program in Applied Development Finance.

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Cocoa Sector in Côte D’ivoire: Are Public-Private Coordination Platforms Helpful?

The cocoa sector is the backbone of the Ivorian economy.  This paper shows that the Vision for Change program increases cocoa yields by up to 115 kilograms per hectare, income by up to 48% and the price of cocoa by up to 42 XOF (0.06 euros) per kg.

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More Robust Research Systems

Only 2.3% of all reearch articles globally had one African researcher or less. Are least developed countries really participating in their own development?

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GDN grants around the world (since 1999)

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Supporting Policy Research to Inform Agricultural Policy in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia

The GDN Global Research Project, Supporting Policy Research to Inform Agricultural Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, was designed to help shape North-South and South-South debates on agricultural policies.

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Development on the Move: Measuring and Optimizing Migration’s Economic and Social Impacts

This Global Research Project, jointly coordinated with the Institute for Public Policy Research (ippr), involved seven research teams from across the world (Colombia, Fiji, Georgia, Ghana, Jamaica, Macedonia and Vietnam), to measure the economic and social impacts of migration in developing countries.

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Promoting Innovative Programs from the Developing World: Towards Realizing the Health MDGs in Africa and Asia

This project sought to identify the greatest potential for replication and contributing to the achievement of the three Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) directly related to health in Africa and Asia, namely, reducing child mortality, improving maternal health, and combating HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases.

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Impact of Rich Countries' Policies on Poverty: Perspectives from the Developing World

GDN's fourth Global Research Project was designed to measure the impact of key policies pursued by rich countries on poverty in developing and transition countries. The three main focus areas were trade, migration and capital flows (aid and foreign direct investment – FDI).

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Understanding Reform: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Understanding Reform

GDN's Global Research Project, Understanding Reform: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Understanding Reform (2002-2005), examined the successes and failures of various reforms through a cross-country comparison of reform policies and experiences in different regions.

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Bridging Research and Policy

GDN's Global Research Project, Bridging Research and Policy, endeavored to improve and understand the links between research and policy, and bridge the gap between researchers, policymakers and intermediary organizations such as media and professional associations.

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