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Critically evaluate whether aid donors should promote liberal democracy through conditionality's.

It is common practise for bilateral and multilateral aid donors to take a country’s political system into account when giving (Brown, 2005: 182). One reason being the argument that links levels of socio-economic development with democracy. 3,617 more words

No fish were harmed.

No fish were harmed in the making of this video. Seriously. (But 6 people died of gastrointestinal infections while you watched it.)


"Doing Development Differently" by Emma Crewe

Very interesting article by Emma Crewe in “Development in Practice“.  I really like her anthropological take on working in an international NGO.  From the abstract: … 246 more words

The Comforts of Home

Rooftops Canada’s Technical Advisor, Sharlet Poole, has been working with the Kuyasa Fund Trust, a housing microfinance institution based in Cape Town, South Africa. She is providing training and support for branch management and leadership. 346 more words

International Development

Graphic Monday: Taxi Moto Rides on the World's "Most Unsafe" Roads

There is a feeling of freedom cruising through Kigali on the back of a motorcycle taxi (commonly known as a taxi moto or boda boda… 1,670 more words

African Affairs

The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good

Bill Easterly is an outspoken economist known for his criticism of aid and support of utilizing free markets to advance development. His most recent work, … 156 more words

International Development

A warm welcome to Uganda

I made it! With some hours delay did I arrive around 5.30 a.m. in Entebbe yesterday morning. I felt slightly tired after two times 4.5 hrs flying. 582 more words