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India’s agro-food sector has made strong progress, but a new policy approach is needed to meet future challenges, says new report by OECD and ICRIER

India has made tremendous economic progress since the mid-1990s, raising GDP per capita by more than 5% per year, cutting the incidence of poverty in half, significantly decreasing undernourishment and transforming itself into a major agriculture exporter. For these past successes to continue into the future, India will need to accelerate existing reform efforts and

June 2017 crude steel production

World crude steel production for the 67 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 141.0 million tonnes (Mt) in June 2017, a 3.2% increase compared to June 2016. World crude steel production was 836.0 Mt in the first six months of 2017, up by 4.5% compared to the same period in 2016. Asia

World Economic Forum and OECD Launch SDIP ASEAN Hub

  The Sustainable Development Investment Partnership (SDIP) is to establish an ASEAN regional hub to advance blended finance for sustainable infrastructure investment in the region SDIP, a collaborative initiative managed by the OECD and the World Economic Forum, brings together a community of 35 governments, banks, pension funds and philanthropic organizations committed to mobilizing $100

New Partnership to Catalyse Sustainable Development Investments for Developing Countries

The Sustainable Development Investment Partnership (SDIP), which includes the World Economic Forum, aims to mobilize $100 billion in private financing over five years The founding members include the governments of Canada, Denmark, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, USA and UK The SDIP aims to create investment opportunities in water, sanitation, transport, green energy, agriculture, health, telecommunications

OECD learns about talent training for SMEs from POSCO

  – POSCO introduces its knowhow at `International Conference for Job Creation` POSCO participated in the International Conference for Local Job Creation co-hosted by the Ministry of Employment and Labor and OECD on October 15th, and gave a presentation on the results of the National Human Resources Development Consortium Project` under the title, `Shared Growth

Community Development takes center stage at World Tourism Day 2014

The tourism sector’s contribution to communities’ empowerment as one of the pillars of sustainable development was at the heart of this year’s World Tourism Day celebrations. The President of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, opened the official celebrations of World Tourism Day held in Guadalajara, Mexico (27 September 2014). World Tourism Day (WTD) was celebrated this

ASEAN Discusses Approach to Effective Competition Enforcement

MANILA, 18 July 2014 – The 4th ASEAN Competition Conference brought together competition experts and public-private stakeholders from ASEAN, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Republic of Korea, US, EU and international entities such as UNCTAD and the OECD, to discuss the experiences of ASEAN Member States (AMS) in Competition Policy and Law (CPL) enforcement and share

World Economic Forum calls on business leaders to strive for corruption-free world

World Economic Forum launches PACI Vanguard, a community of global CEOs committed to zero tolerance against corruption The Forum and OECD initiate collaboration for a globally harmonized anti-bribery framework New report, Safeguarding Aviation and Travel Value Chains Against Corruption, looks at collective action on sector-specific corruption More information on the Partnering Against Corruption Initiative (PACI) can be

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Russian Federation

On September 18, 2013, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Russian Federation.1 Real GDP growth in Russia has slowed, amid weak investment and external demand. Yet, the economy remains close to full capacity, with unemployment at historic lows and capacity utilization at pre-crisis highs. Short-term indicators are mixed,

GRI hosts Global Conference for a more sustainable future

A global gathering of 1500 leaders and practitioners from business, finance, civil society, government and labor will assemble in Amsterdam this May to discuss the key challenges and opportunities on the path to a more sustainable global economy. The Global Reporting Initiative’s three-day Global Conference on Sustainability and Reporting will see the launch of the