Tag Archives: MDGs

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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This aid cut is the deepest

Australian Opposition leader, Tony Abbott, today announced AUS$2 billion of spending cuts, including the $448 million earmarked for a secondary school construction program in Indonesia. Although there was a backlash to this proposal before it was announced, is there any merit to it in the context of Australia's aid review?...
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Open submission to the AusAid review

AusAid, the Australian aid agency is currently conducting an enquiry into its $4.3 Billion per year aid program. The enquiry is taking public submissions, which will close on February 7th. In this debate, Sam opens to floor to your ideas, questions and suggestions, which he will include in his official...
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Bricks and mortar (or why Kanye West is right)

Recently, Australian government has allocated some $222 million of its $500 million education aid for Indonesia for the construction of 2,000 secondary schools. This aid package of $500 million represents that largest single allocation by the Australian government to any single country. In this article, Brendan explores aid for education,...
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