Policy Analysis

  • Policy Brief

    Aid Transparency

    High quality development assistance works. Across the globe, investments are providing lifesaving results. Transparency and accountability can help to make sure that aid is as effective as possible. Increased aid transparency and coordination would ensure that scarce aid resources are used efficiently to deliver the biggest impact possible in terms of poverty reduction.

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    New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition: Part 2

    The 2013 G8 Summit in Lough Erne is just two months away. At the Nutrition for Growth event on June 8th in London, held just a week before the G8 Summit, the international community will once again focus on the G8’s New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition. In a follow up to its launch at last year’s G8 summit in Camp David, it is expected that the New Alliance will be expanded to additional countries and enhanced with several key changes. The New Alliance Leadership Council meetings in Cape Town, South Africa in May provide the first opportunity for progress to be examined and new changes to be unveiled.

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    New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition: Part 1

    The New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition (“New Alliance”) was born out of the Camp David Summit of the G-8 in May 2012. It is an initiative that aims to lift 50 million people out of poverty over the next 10 years by using a collective approach of pro-poor policies committed to by African governments, substantial private sector investment in order to increase agriculture productivity and farmer incomes, and donor governments aligning behind country-led plans (i.e. CAADP).

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  • Policy Brief

    THRIVE: Key Facts

    Key facts and figures for ONE’s Thrive campaign

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    Food. Farming. Future: Breaking the Cycle of Malnutrition and Poverty

    50 million people could be locked in extreme poverty and 15 million children could remain chronically malnourished unless world leaders take urgent action to break the cycle of poverty and hunger.

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    1000 Days to Go: Accelerating the Fight against Extreme Poverty

    On April 5, 2013, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) deadline will be just 1,000 days away. The world has entered the final leg of its momentous 15-year journey to halve extreme poverty, reduce child mortality by two-thirds, reverse the tide against HIV/AIDS and malaria, and ensure that more people have access to basic services, such as primary education and safe drinking water.

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  • Policy Brief

    Summit in Sight: The G8 and Africa from Gleneagles to Lough Erne

    In 2005, following a massive global campaign, G8 leaders agreed an ambitious package of support to accelerate development in Africa. Eight years on, our analysis shows the galvanising effect of the Gleneagles commitments. African leadership, with G8 support, has resulted in major progress in the fight against extreme poverty. Increases in financing for development, through aid, debt relief and a huge rise in domestically generated resources, have had a direct impact on the lives of some of the poorest people in the world.

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  • Policy Brief

    Growing Opportunity: Measuring Investment in Africa Agriculture

    A decade ago, African leaders made a bold commitment to reverse decades of neglect of the agriculture sector. Through the Maputo Declaration at the July 2003 African Union summit, African heads of state promised to allocate 10% of national budgets on agriculture and seek 6% annual agricultural growth. In 2009, in the aftermath of a…

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  • Policy Brief

    Financial reporting requirements for extractive industries within the proposals to amend the Accounting Directive – ONE’s view

    ONE welcomed the European Commission’s proposals in October 2011 to include in the revision of the Accounting and Transparency Directives the requirement for European extractive and forestry companies to publish information on payments they make to governments in countries where they operate, on a per-project basis. ONE is now calling on European Union member state countries to show leadership by supporting and strengthening these proposals.

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  • Policy Brief

    Open for Development

    This spring, the UN is meeting to decide the framework for ending global poverty. The agenda set at that meeting will affect the livelihoods, the health, and the futures of millions of the world’s poorest people. But right now, those people are not involved in that agenda-setting process. Worse yet, they don’t even know it’s happening. ONE believes that the path to ending extreme poverty must be one that factors in the voices of those actually living in extreme poverty.

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