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Foreign Aid, International Markets and UKIP

Nigel Farage recently promised UKIP would slash our annual £11billion budget for foreign aid by £9billion. On the face of it, this may seem tough but fair – why help those outside the UK when we have a rising level of children living in poverty, a strained NHS and a struggling middle class? 1,209 more words


Jobs and Livelihoods: What should we be focussing on?

Towards the end of March, the International Development Committee [1] report on ‘Jobs and Livelihoods’ was released. This inquiry looked at DFID‘s economic development strategic framework ( 820 more words

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The challenges of managing development differently

Pablo Yanguas is a Research Associate at the Effective States and Inclusive Development (ESID) research centre.

On April 2nd ODI hosted a group of aid practitioners and public sector researchers gathered for the purpose of discussing… 1,570 more words

DFID sets aside £19.4 million - including child abuse cash

The UK’s Department for International Development is giving St Helena £1.2m of new money for safeguarding of children and adults.

The announcement came as a team from the UK neared the end of two weeks on the island, investigating alleged failures to deal with widespread child abuse. 92 more words

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Ethiopia meets MDG 7c target for drinking water supply

23 March 2015, ADDIS ABABA: Today, the Government of Ethiopia announced a remarkable achievement in the Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector as it met Target 10 of the MDG 7c  for access to drinking water supply. 682 more words


Don't miss today at 5 pm: Careers in International Development and Global Health

International Development and Global Health is a one of the career destinations for SSHM King’s graduates. In collaboration with KCL Careers & Employability Office we have organised a Careers Session with panelists who will share with our students their  experiences within the sector and their tips to build a career. 216 more words


Saturday Morning Reading #36

Here’s your Saturday morning reading (actually posted in London for a change!) featuring TOMS shoes, reviews of a new aid novel, breastfeeding, development finance, gap yah and the UK as a development cluster… 758 more words