Asia and the Pacific

The Nepal Human Development Report 2004 concentrates on empowerment.

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The Economics of Democracy: Financing Human Development in Indonesia

Indonesia's second NHDR focuses on financing Human Development. This
Report is meant as follow-up of the first NHDR, and aims at showing
how Indonesia can generate the resources needed to achieve higher levels of
human development and how the country can develop a

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This is the first Human Development Report of Gujarat. It looks at human development as the goal as well as the development paradigm that is conducive to the promotion of development.

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Nagaland State Human Development Report 2004 draws attention to human development indicators in the areas of income and livelihood, education, health and women’s empowerment, which are critical for the all-round development of the State.

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Punjab is at a more advanced stage of development than most other Indian states. However, the remarkable achievements of the state have not been equitable. Amidst prosperity, pockets of deprivation remain among sections and areas.

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The Orissa HDR was released by the Honourable Chief Minister, Mr. Naveen Patnaik on 24 March 2005 in Bhubaneshwar.

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The West Bengal Human Development Report (HDR) brings out a mixed picture of the current state of human development in West Bengal, with some important successes and also some areas of inadequate achievement, as well as certain emerging problems.

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Security with a Human Face

The first-ever Afghanistan Human Development Report shows economy, education improving, but poverty, inequality and instability threaten progress. The new Afghan Government together with the international community must act now to prevent relapse.

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The Strength of Diversity

Inspired by the global Human Development Report 2004 on Cultural Freedom, the report address human development issues in Serbia analyzing the strengths of its diversity.

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The report presents a conceptual continuation of several previous national reports. It is prepared by a group of independent Russian experts with participation of the UN agencies and support of the Centre of Strategic Research and a number of government institutions.

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