Tag Archives: China

The end of aid through trade?

In light of the improved economic performance of developing countries, should there be a shift in the debate to be more focused on how the global community achieves the end of aid? Sarah Chambers argues that yes, we need to start talking about the next step beyond aid, and that...
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China’s moth-eaten social safety net: who will catch the poorest of the poor? Not corporations.

China is, without a doubt, on a fast track to ‘development’ with an astonishing US$3.2 trillion in foreign reserves. But inequality, particularly rural and urban, is extreme and China’s growing wealth has resulted in multiple international aid agencies pulling out. So, who is going to pick up the slack? Emily...
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Our favourite whydev posts

There's no better way to celebrate our most significant of anniversaries, than to reflect on what has been a great 14 months and 2 weeks of contributions to whydev. In this post, Weh and Brendan choose their top posts since whydev's inception. Something we've missed? Something that doesn't belong there?...
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Human rights: A no-go zone for corporates?

In most corporate boardrooms, if you suggest focusing on human rights as a community investment strategy don’t be surprised if you are met with deathly silence or an uncomfortable shuffling of papers. But, if you push the common path of education, the environment and youth, you will most likely have...
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