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Sowing the seeds: Edinburgh research to aid Africa

A University of Edinburgh research group will receive £10.8 million from the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) to help make the latest agricultural technology available across ten African countries, Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael announced yesterday. 346 more words

Landell Mills and Somaliland Business fund

The Somaliland Business Fund (SBF) has been functional for the past two years, under the management of Landell Mills. The program is financed by a Trust Fund managed by the World Bank with contributions from UK Aid (DFID), DANIDA and the World Bank’s Peace and State-Building Fund. 1,135 more words


Liming - On the Edge - On the rum barrel

My feet were firmly placed on the metal rail protecting me from the canal.  My bottom was firmly placed on a seat, and my drink was firmly placed on an upturned rum barrel.  711 more words


Background: Somaliland Development Fund (SDF) & Somaliland Special Arrangement (SSA)

Development across all sectors in Somaliland is a pressing issue, one which has not been successfully addressed in the last decade. The Somaliland Development Fund (SDF) is an attempt to address these failings by putting into place mechanisms that support and meet development goals across a variety of sectors. 999 more words


Secondary Education Improvement Project

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

  1. Why did the World Bank agree to lend money to Ghana for secondary education at this time of tight budget control?
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Success! A great result for the Global Partnership for Education

After campaigning on the issue for many months, I’m pleased to say that our hard work paid off!

Powerful pledges were made to support the… 128 more words


Eeeek I'm going to India!!

So… Here begins the mighty blog again!! This time however, I am beginning it for a slightly different reason that stems further away from my usual “I’m bored so I’ll start a blog.” I have started this blog because….. 675 more words