The Law & Development Partnership (LDP)
LDP provides high level strategic advice and support to developing country governments and their donor partners across four core areas of expertise: security and justice; economic growth; governance; and trade and regional integration. We are committed to empowering people in the developing world to access justice, economic opportunities and good governance.
We specialise in policy development, strategic planning and the implementation of transformative change. We work with our clients to develop practical, value for money, locally-owned solutions that deliver results. Our core team of legal and governance experts, economists and international development specialists has headquarters in the UK and representation in East Africa, and is supported by our global network of associates.
Investment climate reform: doing it differently
Drawing on our experience in taking a problem-focused approach to investment climate reform, we discuss in this peer-reviewed synthesis paper emerging lessons and reflections on what works, both in recent literature and in practical experience.
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Legal barriers to women's participation in the economy in the Kyrgyz Republic
This study identifies the legal provisions limiting women’s participation in the labour force in the Kyrgyz Republic; quantifies the potential economic gains in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of increasing women’s participation in the labour force in the Kyrgyz Republic; and provides recommendations on how to use these findings in a process of policy dialogue.
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Business Environment Reform Facility (BERF)
We are pleased to be a member of the BERF programme delivery consortium. BERF is a three-year, DFID-funded programme providing a central facility to respond to demand from DFID's priority country offices and stakeholders, to initiate, improve and scale up business environment reform programmes. It provides expert advice, analysis of lessons learned, policy research about what works and what doesn’t and develops innovative new approaches to involving businesses and consumers in investment climate reform.
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