Social Sectors

Social Sectors

Since the late 1990s there has been shift in the way foreign aid is intended to be distributed to the social sectors, moving from traditional forms of project aid towards more comprehensive instruments of development assistance, including public-private partnerships, and international financing mechanisms.

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The global landscape of poverty has been changing quite dramatically during recent years.

UNU-WIDER / Dec 2013

The research programme ReCom – Research and communication on foreign aid – is ending this year. There is a large and unique collection of research...

December 2013

Recently the UNU-WIDER communications specialist Carl-Gustav Lindén had the opportunity to ask from Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury what does it takes to...

December 2013

Over the last decade there has been increasing demand to make research more useful and applicable for policy-making.

Article / Nov 2013
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A packed day with a strong combination of background research and preparation, and a combination of schematic papers—particularly those from the PD...

Roger Williamson / Oct 2013

UNU-WIDER's ReCom programme is centred around four core questions: what works, what could work, what is scalable, and what is transferrable in fore...

UNU-WIDER / Sep 2013

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