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Drugs and the death penalty in Southeast Asia
Social media is not electronic graffiti
Australia's Security Council presence will be missed
Why China's Silk Road initiative matters
No, the IMF did not cause the Ebola crisis
Hizbullah feeling the strain
China cyberspies target more than just F-35
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Aid & development linkage
25 August 2010 12:57PM
Pakistan floods: the BBC
who is assisting Pakistan and with how much. Another analyst
that Pakistan needs much more than international support.
whether to cut aid payments to corrupt regimes, including Sierra Leone. The article reveals that Britain's new coalition government sees aid agency DFID as being at the 'centre of national security'.
UK think tank Chatham House
the UK Government to the potential dangers of implementing a cash-on-delivery (COD) aid framework. COD, previously discussed
, ties aid payments to proven outcomes.
warns such a system could weaken aid programs that are delivering real results by strengthening public services.
Sony, UNDP and Japan's aid agency, JICA, teamed up to give communities in Ghana and Cameroon access to watch the recent Soccer World Cup. Free HIV testing, counseling and HIV/AIDS education was offered at the same time.
This short video
explains the project.
This Wall Street Journal article
, then a
follow-up blog post
, has forced a number of NGOs, including World Vision and Mercy Corps, to respond to mounting pressure on the issue of transparency. Follow the trail of debate from
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