The two most senior aid officials from Australia and New Zealand, Ewen McDonald and Jonathan Kings, are optimistic about the Addis Ababa Action Agenda, seeing it as a turning point for development in small island developing states.
PNG Prime Minister Peter O’Neill recently proposed some changes in the way that aid is given to PNG. Devpolicy Director Stephen Howes discusses why O’Neill’s call for in-line technical assistance may be a smart move.
The 2015-16 Budget confirmed $1 billion has been carved out of the foreign aid budget – the biggest cuts ever to Australian aid. Devpolicy delivered detailed analysis on the numbers, what they will mean for the aid program and the effect they will have on Australia's international standing as an aid donor.
As the dust settles following the third Financing for Development Conference in Addis Ababa, Devpolicy Research Associate Benjamin Day goes back to basics with a crucial question about the Sustainable Development Goals: will they work?
- Matt Dornan on Pacific climate diplomacy and the future relevance of the Pacific Islands Forum
- Ian Anderson on UN population projections: implications for international development
- peta colebatch on Assessing the shift to limited preferential voting in Papua New Guinea: money politics
- Camilla Burkot on What do Australians think about foreign aid?
- New research shows Australians would rather see cuts in foreign aid than face increases in domestic taxes
Terence Wood speaks to ABC News Radio on Devpolicy research.
- Australians favour foreign aid donations but still want budget cut
Camilla Burkot talks about a new discussion paper on public opinion on aid.
- Australian government urged to reverse Africa foreign aid cuts
Devpolicy data featured in SBS News story on Africa aid.