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Why the narrative on aid in Australia needs to change | AidWorks

In a recent piece for the Guardian Professionals Network, Brendan Rigby called for a shift in the aid conversation in Australia. and argued that too much effort is being spent to meet the 0.5% of Gross National Income target for Australia’s aid budget. Albion Harrison-Naish discusses these issues with Brendan in an AidWorks extended interview.

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Building financial literacy in the Pacific with CUFA’s Executive Officer Peter Mason | AidWorks

This year, 2012, is the UN International Year of the Cooperatives. It is aimed at increasing awareness of alternative business models that are often highly successful. AidWorks speaks with CUFA’s Executive Officer, Peter Mason, about how poor people can still save and benefit from financial literacy and services.

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Reaching the most disadvantaged children through complementary basic education with WhyDev’s Brendan Rigby | AidWorks

In this extended and exclusive interview with WhyDev’s Brendan Rigby, he and Albion discuss working for UNICEF Ghana, participation in education and the growth of the development blogosphere. In particular, Brendan reflects on his experience with UNICEF Ghana supporting a complementary basic education program targeting out of school children, explaining how it is successful and highlighting the challenges that lie ahead.

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The Limits of Growth Led Development with ActionAid Australia’s Archie Law | AidWorks

In Aidworks’s 2nd podcast to be featured on WhyDev, host Albion Harrison-Naish has an exclusive interview that is only being featured on our site. ActionAid Australia’s Archie Law speaks about the limitations of growth led development, and the need for theory in development to be based on the daily experiences of those which aid is targeting.

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The Growth of Social Enterprise with Opportunity International Australia’s Stephen Robertson | AidWorks

This is the first Aidworks podcasts to be featured on WhyDev and what a start! The inimitable Albion Harrison-Naish has a great guest for you, in an exclusive interview that is only being featured on our site. First up, we have Stephen Robertson of Opportunity International Australia, talking about the growth of social entrepreneurism. Which direction is the “4th sector” headed? Find out by tuning into the podcast.

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