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Week 2: Millennium Development Goals and Defining Poverty

In her 2005 TED talk, Invest in Africa’s Own Solutions Jacqueline Novogratz, among other things, defines poverty.

 She defines poverty as “the four billion people on Earth that make less than four dollars a day”  If we were to “aggregate it, it would be the third largest economy,on Earth” and largely invisible. 1,067 more words

Dead Aid

THE RISE OF ISIS

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By Khalid Muhammad: Political Columnist

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The entire world seems to be rapt at the growth of the terrorist group ISIS in what used to be Iraq, but the growth should not surprise anyone. 769 more words

Politics

Understanding aid dynamics: Are aid allocations truly based on need?

By Rob Kevlihan, Executive Director, Kimmage Development Studies Centre

Are decisions with respect to the allocation of humanitarian aid truly based on needs?

Myself, Karl De Rouen Jnr… 514 more words

Overseas Aid

Canada's foreign aid, poverty spending shrinking: PBO

OTTAWA – The parliamentary budget officer says Canadian foreign aid spending is set to plunge to record lows in the coming years, prompting pleas to the Harper government to halt the slide. 611 more words

News

Foreign aid, poverty spending shrinking, says federal budget watchdog

The parliamentary budget officer says Canadian foreign aid spending is set to plunge to record lows in the coming years, prompting pleas to the Harper government to halt the slide. 9 more words

Aid and reality (rebuilding Gaza)

There are more and more articles dealing with the reconstruction hardships in Gaza. It applies to the number of explanations as well. Which factors hinder the progress? 509 more words

Foreign Aid

Benefísiu g7+ ba Timor-Leste

Benefísiu g7+ ba Timor-Leste

Helder da Costa, PhD

Sekretariu Jeral g7+

Introdusaun

Maske foin restaura nia independensia iha tinan 13 nia laran, Timor-Leste nia prezensa no lideransa iha nivel global hetan ona rekonesimentu boot tebes husi komunidade internasional sira. 3,172 more words

Economy