World DataBank: New data resources on poverty, gender, jobs, health and more

You’ll find a large amount of data available through the World Bank’s Open Data Initiative: for time-series alone, there are some 8,000 indicators for around 200 countries. http://databank.worldbank.org/data/databases.aspx Available are six topics so far: poverty, gender, jobs, health, financial inclusion, and the policy and institutional framework in African countries. World Development Indicators (WDI) is the… Read More World DataBank: New data resources on poverty, gender, jobs, health and more

AGEG Consultants eG sign Multiple Framework Contracts with the European Commission

The European Commission has selected three consortia in which AGEG participates as partner for the Multiple Framework Contract to recruit technical assistance for short-term expertise. The Framework Contract Beneficiaries is an instrument for fast and transparent recruiting of experts for activities in the sole interest of the beneficiary countries/authorities of the European Commission’s external aid… Read More AGEG Consultants eG sign Multiple Framework Contracts with the European Commission

Easy Expert Registration is open

We are currently looking for economic development experts. Requested expertise includes: – Small and Medium enterprises (SME) support policy and assistance (advisory services for management, production, technology, research & development, marketing, partnership, safety, exports promotion, financing, human resources management incl. gender issues, training, environmental impact, production quality, etc.) – Banking, inclusive financial services to SMEs… Read More Easy Expert Registration is open

Creating more and better Jobs: What do we know? What can be done?

More jobs are not good enough – sustainable development also requires the creation of better jobs, i.e. those that can provide a ”decent” pay and a minimum level of social protection. On 7 May 2008, experts met in Rabat (Morocco) to discuss ways in which to achieve this important policy objective. Participants highlighted the importance… Read More Creating more and better Jobs: What do we know? What can be done?