Conference Report: Private Sector Development and Peacebuilding

Conference Report: Private Sector Development and Peacebuilding  BMZ, DiFD, GTZ and International Alert organized an international conference on ‘Private Sector Development and Peacebuilding – Exploring Local and International Perspectives’ in Berlin on the 14/15 September 2006. During these two days some 140 experts in the fields of private sector development

Guide for training in Enterprise development

A tool available online from the Rural Finance Learning CentreThis training guide provides the material for a seven day training course in enterprise development, which is intended for the staff of NGOs and other organisations, including government departments, whose mandate is to promote "income-generation" or "micro-enterprises" among poor people.http://www.ruralfinance.org/servlet/CDSServlet?status=ND02NTM4JjY9ZW4mMzM9KiYzNz1rb3M~

Private Sector Development e-discussion: How to Tackle the Problem of Rising Informality?

Join the new online discussion offered by the Rapid Response Web site on Private Sector Development. How to Tackle the Problem of Rising Informality? http://rru.worldbank.org/Discussions/topics/topic64.aspx The number of informal firms – those operating beyond the reach of the law – is rising, accounting for more than 30% of developing world

DOCON Directory of Consulting Companies

This unique Directory lists consulting companies active in international development cooperation, sorted by country of origin or registration. Here you can find consultants, consortium partners or employers. This information is compiled from public short-list of the World Bank, the ADB, the EuropeAid Coordination Office, consulting associations and other public sources. Please

Remittances to Africa overtake FDI

An United Nations report finds that remittances from Africans working abroad during 2000-2003 averaged about US$17 billion annually, while FDI flows averaged about US$15 billion during the same period. Official development assistance is still the main external resource flow for Africa. The report highlights the need for reducing the cost