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How a journalist reignited the Sachs-Easterly aid war

How a journalist reignited the Sachs-Easterly aid war

In September last year Nina Munk, contributing editor at Vanity Fair, released her latest book The Idealist: Jeffrey Sachs and the Quest to End World…

ODE releases long-awaited volunteers evaluation

After a very lengthy delay, the Office of Development Effectiveness (ODE) for the Australian aid program has today released its evaluation of the Australian Volunteers for International…

Pacific seasonal worker arrivals up, but look set to fall short

Pacific seasonal worker arrivals up, but look set to fall short

The latest participation figures for Australia’s Pacific Seasonal Worker Program (SWP) have just been released. Despite signalling an improvement on last year’s figures, they still…

Development economics in the Vanuatu context: one size doesn’t fit all

In Port Vila recently a group of more than 40 people from government, academia, the private sector, civil society and donor partners came together for…

Can Bill Gates make us all optimists?

Bill Gates’ annual letters have quickly become one of the most influential aid statements each year. They are brief and intelligent, and often touch on…