Fortnightly links: Zuckerberg, UNFPA, life expectancy, and Global Fund

Michael Hobbes asked 40 development practitioners, researchers, and philanthropists: how should Mark Zuckerberg spend his US$45 billion?

On Policy Forum, Sharon Bessell delivers a strong critique of the Trump administration’s decision to cut funding to UNFPA.

Max Roser dives into the data shows how life expectancy has changed in an interactive blog post.

Watchdog group Aidspan this week released a new, Australian Government-funded report on Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria support to countries in the Asia Pacific region.

Camilla Burkot

Camilla Burkot was a Research Officer at the Development Policy Centre, and Editor of the Devpolicy Blog, from 2015 to 2017. She has a background in social anthropology and holds a Master of Public Health from Columbia University, and has field experience in Eastern and Southern Africa, and PNG. She now works for the Burnet Institute.

Terence Wood

Terence Wood is a Research Fellow at the Development Policy Centre. He heads our program of research into Australian and New Zealand aid. Terence’s research interests include aid policy, the politics of aid, and governance in developing countries. He has recently finished his PhD, studying voter behaviour in the Solomon Islands elections. Prior to commencing PhD study Terence worked for the New Zealand government aid program.

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