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Finding common ground: the Senate inquiry on Australian aid

Yesterday the Senate released its report on Australia’s aid program, with 24 main recommendations and 11 dissenting ones (3 by the Coalition and 8 by…

Hardship in the Pacific

The World Bank has released the latest video in their Praxis discussion series, focusing on hardship in the Pacific (‘hardship’ apparently being the politically correct word for poverty…

ADB looking for researchers on Pacific economic linkages

The Asian Development Bank’s Pacific Department is searching for researchers to undertake six studies to improve understanding on the evolving linkages between Pacific economies. The ADB is…

Cooling the hype on cash transfers

The charity GiveDirectly has been generating a lot of hype over the past few years for turning the conventional aid paradigm on its head by…