(October 15, 2010) New figures show that most of the foreign aid money sent to East Timor is not actually spent inside the country.
(October 14, 2010) While corruption in Uganda becomes more endemic, the World Bank continues to hand over millions of dollars of foreign aid funds – not realizing that this money is making the situation worse, writes Brady Yauch.
(October 5, 2010) China’s ability to play both sides of the foreign aid game – as giver and receiver – highlights one the many contradictions in the development “industry”, writes Brady Yauch.
(October 4, 2010) An increasing number of experts say efficient and accountable tax regimes, not foreign aid, are vital in promoting development, writes Brady Yauch.
(September 30, 2010) Trying to achieve the targets set out in the Millennium development goals is worthwhile, but relying on foreign aid handouts, rather than internal policies to do so, is not, writes Franklin Cudjoe from African Liberty.org.
(September 24, 2010) When the United Nations agreed on the Millennium Development Goals a decade ago, it was a triumph of consensus. But with five years to go before a self-imposed deadline, failure on many fronts is a real possibility. German commentators discuss why this is so.
(September 21, 2010) Writing in the Financial Post, long-time aid critic William Easterly says the best way to achieve the Millennium Development Goals would be to promote trade, not aid.
(September 17, 2010) World Bank projects move millions from their homelands…whether they like it or not
(September 15, 2010) Another public figure takes aid to task for failing to achieve its goals after more than 60 years, writes Brady Yauch.
(September 3, 2010) A group of scholars and other leaders from across Africa call on the British public to end foreign aid handouts to the continent, writes Brady Yauch.
(September 2, 2010) The impact of a disaster on a country’s citizens may have more to do with politics than nature, writes Brady Yauch.
(August 23, 2010) Behind Pakistan’s calls for aid funds to deal with the fallout from devastating floods are allegations that previous aid funds were diverted for other uses, writes Brady Yauch.
(Aug. 10) China has learned how to be both receiver and giver of foreign aid, writes Brady Yauch.
(Aug. 6) Global Envision’s Lila Wade argues that Pakistan’s broken tax system is making poverty worse in the country.
(July 28) The British public, writes Probe International, says it’s time the government consider cutting foreign aid.