Why the US and its allies must rethink their China war plans
Indonesia-Philippines border deal presages more united ASEAN South China Sea stance
Russia-Ukraine: What is Putin up to in Crimea?
US position hardens on China's nine-dashed line
South Korea: One year in, assessing Park Geun-Hye’s presidency
Meet Indonesia's middle class (part 4): Where fashion meets religion
'The Act of Killing' in a democratic Indonesia
In visa stoush, PNG only hurts itself
Indonesia's new breed of politicians: Risma's tears offer a lesson for Jokowi
Hagel’s defence budget proposal is a reasonable place-holder for the pivot
Vladimir Putin: Geopolitical wrecking ball
Bangkok protests: A view from the ground
Syria: Here endeth diplomacy
Foreign aid: Is Afghanistan a welfare state?
What can be done about income inequality?
US should resist China's ADIZ, but...
Failure to act on IMF reform damages US (and G20) credibility
Review: Paul Collier's 'Exodus'
Lebanon: Second front in the Syria war
Lessons for Australia from the Swiss referendum on immigration quotas
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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