China is trying to intimidate America
Southeast Asia links: Jakarta's new governor, Vietnam-China, Hunger Games and more
Why does China bother with coercion?
ABC and SBS cuts: Australia's loss in a global century
Fiji grabs the limelight as leaders of China and India visit
China links: Salt, renewable energy, APEC, ADIZ, Xi's musical ode, law and more
Vietnam-Philippines port call amid concern over China’s SCS airstrip
East Timor, Australia and the 'Timor Gap'
Hagel was never a good fit for Obama White House
Why economics doesn't explain China's FTA decision
Should the US retrench from South Korea? Yes
China: Economic war and the humbling of multinationals
Quarter of a million people displaced in Myanmar's humanitarian crisis
Indonesia: Dispelling the ghosts of '98
Iraq: ISIS's error, Maliki's mismanagement, Obama's opportunity
China: Climate wrecker or climate leader?
Why China's Silk Road initiative matters
UN in South Sudan: The ghosts of Rwanda and Srebrenica
Just how expensive is renewable energy?
China's Xinjiang policy: A Middle East headache
The Chaser: Why people vote Green
Why The Greens might not change
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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