Analysis

Newsletter: New aid tracker website | Aid conference selling out | Myanmar aid lessons | WB VP on Pacific migration

Newsletter: New aid tracker website | Aid conference selling out | Myanmar aid lessons | WB VP on Pacific migration

Introducing the Australian Aid Tracker This week we have launched our newest project – the Australian Aid Tracker. If you’ve ever wanted to find a…

In Brief

Australasian Aid Conference Livestream

For those that can’t make it to our 2016 Australasian Aid Conference this week, we will be livestreaming our keynote and plenary sessions, as well…

Human trafficking in Papua New Guinea – small but significant progress

Papua New Guinea had made some progress in addressing human trafficking, moving up a level from the worst-performing group of countries in the U.S. Department…

Women MPs doubled in Myanmar’s new-look parliament

Monday marked the first sitting day of Myanmar’s new parliament. The number of women MPs has more than doubled. Many of these MPs have strong…

Canberra book launch: Sean Dorney’s The Embarrassed Colonialist

On Monday 22 February the Lowy Institute will be launching our newest paper, The Embarrassed Colonialist, a look into 40 years of Australia-PNG relations, by Sean Dorney. The…

Fortnightly links: Cuban inequality, malaria, drought, Donald Trump, and more

How do you talk about inequality in a country that has (in theory) eliminated it? In The Globe and Mail, Stephanie Nolen reports on the social…

Quiz: How much do you know about Australian aid?

To mark the launch of our Australian Aid Tracker website, here’s a quiz to test your knowledge of the aid program. Be sure to share…

Infographic: Introducing the Australian Aid Tracker

View our infographic showing some fast facts from the aid tracker website.

Fortnightly links: smart thinking about aid, global inequality, inequality and unhappiness, and more

First up for the year, an excellent post on Quartz on how to think sensibly about aid and NGOs. Owen Barder offers two staggering, and…

Fortnightly links: Chinese aid, Ebola, development indices, and more…

On the Monkey Cage blog, Roudabeh Kishi and Clionadh Raleigh draw out some key distinctions between Chinese and Western aid. Among other findings, they report…

Ebola dominated neglected disease R&D in FY2014

The latest G-FINDER (Global Funding of Innovation for Neglected Diseases) report, released by Policy Cures earlier this month, reveals that approximately US$3.4 billion was invested…