Trade and Development

CDI participates in ADB’s RETA 7380 - Enhancing Border Trade Services and Rules for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs).

From October 2010 to June 2011, CDI and Pragma Corp. conducted ADB’s RETA 7380-Enhancing Border Trade Services and Rules for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs). The Technical Assistance aims to increase depth and diversity of information and financial services to SME traders. There should be additional financial services available to border traders leading to increased credit delivered to them.

 

 

Engagement Of Poor Fishing Communities In The Identification Of Resource Management And Investment NeedsEngagement Of Poor Fishing Communities In The Identification Of Resource Management And Investment Needs

CDI and Vietnam Institute of Economics conducted the study on Engagement  Of  Poor Fishing Communities In The Identification Of Resource Management And Investment Needs duing 2007. The study supports the World Bank to have feasibility information and database to formulate a follow-on project that would be to benefit the poorest fishing communities, in particular, in the country through sustainable development and management of inland aquatic and coastal   resources.  

 

Linkages between Trade, Development and Poverty Reduction

CDI works with Consumer Unity & Trust society (CUTS, India) from 2005 to 2009 to conduct research on the cross-fertilization of experiences and lessons learnt on linkages between trade, development and poverty reduction in the developing countries to develop appropriate policy responses.