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Democracy for development [WP874]

This conference discussed the following points:

  • In what precise ways does democracy contribute to poverty reduction and economic growth?
  • To what extent does the process of democratic politics address the concerns of poor people for voice and influence?
  • How is democratic politics evolving in the South?
  • What are the challenges and opportunities that these pose for development?
  • What are the lessons for international policy on democracy support?

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