Human Development

  • Africa Human Development Report 2016Aug 28, 2016Africa Human Development Report 2016Gender inequality is costing sub-Saharan Africa on average $US95 billion a year, peaking at US$105 billion in 2014– or six percent of the region’s GDP – jeopardising the continent’s efforts for inclusive human development and economic growth, according to the Africa Human Development Report 2016.

  • May 8, 2003Asia-Pacific Human Development Report 2003This Report builds upon an extensive corpus of research on human development in South Asia, pioneered by the late Dr Mahbub-ul-Haq and strengthened by successive national and sub-national HDRs.

  • Nov 26, 2014Papua New Guinea National Human Development ReportThis report aims to provide information and national as well as international case study experiences to assist decision-making in the country.

  • Human Development Report for Latin America 2013-2014Nov 12, 2013Human Development Report for Latin America 2013-2014This report analyzes the phenomenon of citizen security in-depth, studying successful experiences, and proposing concrete recommendations for improvements.

  • Somalia Human Development Report 2012Sep 28, 2012Somalia Human Development Report 2012The new report – which is based on surveys conducted in more than 3,000 households in south central Somalia, Puntland and Somaliland - reveals that although the majority of Somali youth believe they have a right to be educated (82%) and a right to decent work (71%), they feel disempowered by multiple structural barriers built into the family, institutions, local government and society at–large.