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Canadian Development Report 2008

CDR 2008

Canadian Development Report 2008

Published: June 3, 2008

Fragile States or Failing Development?

The Canadian Development Report 2008 – Fragile States or Failing Development? – features four chapters outlining current debates on fragile states including essays on the role of gender equality, the militarization of peacebuilding and the war on terror, and the role of aid in state fragility. The book also focuses particular attention on Canada’s approach in two key states – Afghanistan and Haiti.

In addition, the CDR 2008 includes up-to-date statistics and analysis related to the social and economic indicators of developing countries, along with statistics regarding the Canadian government’s involvement with these countries.

Available in both English and French, the The Canadian Development Report 2008- Fragile States or Failing Development? – is a valuable tool and reference for academics, students, analysts, policy-makers and others with interests in fragile states and development.

ISBN 978-1-897358-00-9 (Also available in French, Rapport canadien sur le developpement 2008 – ISBN 978-1-897358-01-6

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