Building a critical mass of public support for aid is a top priority for policy makers and development campaigners alike. This has been all too apparent, for instance, in the recent decision …
Tens of thousands of civil society groups; thousands of parliamentarians, mayors, UN officials, and business CEOs; over 180 heads of State and government, and one document which no one can agree upon.
The new post-independence environment and the heightening of tensions between the two Sudans, with the possibility of a return to an all-out war, have undoubtedly renewed focus on the role of the international aid donor community and in particular the UK.
Recognising the structural inequality of society is important but the relative merit of appearing to desire cultural change is questionable.
Both aid and development presuppose a certain mode of time, one concerned with progress. Progress, however, is not a universal understanding of time.
How efficient and effective is the UN in discharging its function as a primary human rights body around the globe?
India receiving British aid is one of those issues which regardless of the worthy intentions of civil servants and ministers still rankles as a glaring aberration of the Government’s decision to maintain and increase the budget for the Department of International Development (DfID) at a time of fiscal austerity.
Environmental degradation is the result of the interplay of a number of socio-economic factors and activities. Environmental changes can be driven by many factors including but not limited to economic and population growth, urbanization, intensification of agriculture and the usage of natural resources.
Microcredit is the development issue that has most inflamed passions in the last decade. Recently though, the hype has been met with widespread criticism, and microloans risk being torn from the development handbook…