Category - Global aid issues

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Blockchain for development

The world is undergoing continuous change, with peaks of dramatic leaps. Ignoring for a moment significant trends in political populism, demographic changes, and environmental risks, these changes may best be summarised under the heading of a ‘distributed political economy’. The distributed nature...

Gender and development Global aid issues

Fortnightly links: calls to integrate DFID into Foreign Office, WWF, women’s economic potential, and more

Owen Barder, Hannah Timmis and Arthur Baker rebut calls to integrate DFID into the Foreign Office (alongside other major changes) in the UK. A major investigative report from BuzzFeed News alleges that, in its wildlife protection work, WWF has worked with militias accused of beating, torturing...

Australian aid Australian development policy Australian government aid Gender and development Global aid issues

Gender equality is core business for us all

Addressing gender inequality is core business for the Australian Government’s aid program, and it should be core business for all of us. Managing contractors – who deliver 20 per cent of Australia’s aid program – have a big role to play. In our roles at Cardno, we are lucky enough to work with the...