Now that the federal election is over, Visiting Fellow Bob McMullan argues it is time to give policy proposals around increasing private sector investment in the Pacific more serious consideration.
Perhaps the lack of strong support for foreign aid in Australia is due not to an inability to be outraged, but rather a failure of imagination, suggests Devpolicy Director Stephen Howes.
How can we better obtain and use data for policymaking? Research Fellow Anthony Swan looks at some recent innovations in data collection and analysis, and the potential for harnessing user-generated data to support development.
Nine of the 21 main OECD countries have it; twelve do without. Could Australia benefit from aid transparency and effectiveness legislation? In a new Devpolicy Policy Brief, Robin Davies and Camilla Burkot take a closer look at the potential benefits and drawbacks of aid legislation.
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- Savage budget cuts pull Australia down in foreign aid rankings
Robin Davies writes for The Conversation.
- Budget 2016: foreign aid now at all time low
Stephen Howes on Radio National Breakfast.
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Robin Davies writes for The Guardian.