Paul Wyrwoll writes on the shocking conditions at an aid-funded national park in Vietnam. Australian and German aid paid for the zoo’s canteen, and the donors’ branding sits just meters from concrete and iron cages where endangered and distressed animals are being held.
Dr. Charles Yala, Dr. Osborne Sanida and Andrew Mako from PNG's National Research Institute examine the "serious fiscal and ongoing economic repercussions" of the recent Oil Search loan decision.
As part of a new project for 2014, the Development Policy Centre is looking for stories about Australian aid. We are looking for stories in which people actually involved in the development and implementation of aid activities do the talking. Do you have a ripping yarn to share?
Matthew Dornan writes on his new research looking at why energy poverty persists in the Pacific. Why is access to electricity still so low for those living in rural areas?
Roger Riddell provides an updated answer to the question of whether foreign aid really works in a blog post and discussion paper for Devpolicy.
- Jesse Doyle on A sinking atoll nation and quarter million dollar nurses: where to next for the Kiribati Australia Nursing Initiative (KANI)?
- Jo Spratt on The Australian volunteer evaluation and the capacity building straitjacket (part 2)
- Sarah Kirk on The Australian volunteer evaluation and the capacity building straitjacket (part 1)
- Ashlee Betteridge on The Australian volunteer evaluation and the capacity building straitjacket (part 1)
- The role of the private sector in aid and development in PNG
Visiting Fellow Margaret Callan speaks to AidWorks.
- There’s a price to pay for our indebtedness to PNG
Stephen Howes writes for The Australian (paywalled).
- Economic issues the focus of Tony Abbott's PNG visit
Stephen Howes on the Prime Minister's visit to Papua New Guinea.