This annual report provides an overview about the quantity and quality of development aid delivered by the European Commission in 2008. It hightlights the particular challenges faced in 2008 due to the financial crises and soaring food prices.
This document presents an overview of existing social protection initiatives in West and Central Africa and analyses the way child-specific problems of poverty and vulnerability (child mortality, missed schooling, child exploitation') are dealt with.
The Commission on climate change and development was launched in 2007 by the Swedish government. The Commission examined adaptation to climate change and its links with development and disaster risk reduction and was asked to issue policy recommendations.