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TA or not TA?

TA or not TA?

TA or not TA: that is the question…Or at least that is one of the major questions that the Australian government aid programme has been…

Bad maths: Why the cutting aid to Indonesia's schools doesn't add up

Bad maths: Why the cutting aid to Indonesia’s schools doesn’t add up

I spoke too soon. Right about the time that I was writing the words, “[c]urrently Australia is in the enviable position of having something akin…

Australia revamps troubled scheme

Australia revamps troubled scheme

This is a guest post by Nic Maclellan. A version of this article appear first in Islands Business. It is published here as part of…

Doubling Australian Aid: First impressions

Doubling Australian Aid: First impressions

For those of us who believe that the world’s wealthiest countries have a moral duty to give aid and to give it well, the present…

Fig.1. A section of the Lower Ok Tedi in 1987.

Reporting and sustainability at Ok Tedi

  This is a guest post by John Burton, a Fellow with the Resource Management in Asia-Pacific Program (RMAP). The Ok Tedi mine is well-known…