Seminar “World Development Report 2008: approach and feedback opinions”

On 10th December 2007, at Press Club, 59A Ly Thai To, Hanoi, Centre for Economic Develop Studies - University of Economics and Business in coordination with ActionAid International Organization held a policy dialogue seminar on “World Development Report 2008: approach and feedback”.

Attending were participants from research units, civilian social organizations, Governmental units, donors, and farmers… from Cambodia, Bangladesh, India, and Vietnam.

At the conference, after listening to the “World Development Report 2008: Agriculture for Development”, participants discussed and exchanged opinions on this matter.

This year’s Report marks the 30th year the World Bank has been publishing the World Development Report. This was the second World Development Report on agriculture. The Report addresses three main questions: What can agriculture do for development? What are effective instruments in using agriculture for development? How can agriculture-for-development agendas best be implemented? This was an important report and normally, policy recommendations that the report mentioned would be paid special attention on the global scales, including many countries whether they borrow money from the World Bank or not.

The “World Development Report 2008” was officially announced in Washington DC on October 19th 2007, and in Vietnam on December 11th 2007.

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