Published on September 22, 2017

Rohingyas in Bangladesh 2013 (Pierre Prakash/EU/ECHO/CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Fortnightly links: Rohingya crisis, PNG independence, blockchain technology and more

By Camilla Burkot, Terence Wood and Sachini Muller

A new report from ODI traces the history and impact of the results agenda within the UK’s Department for International Development.

To mark PNG independence day Paul Flanagan has a blog post tracking the country’s post-independence development trends.

With the Rohingya crisis worsening, here is an explainer on the situation (including photos).

Cuts to funding global health will have devastating effects, according to a Gates Foundation report.

In a strong message to world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly this week, Oxfam welcomed refugees into President Trump’s childhood home.

Blockchain technology, a “shared digital ledger system”, could transform international aid. The United Nations World Food Program is using it to bring efficiency to refugee camps, saving 98 per cent of money-management costs, as this article explains.

Link: https://devpolicy.org/fortnightly-links-rohingya-crisis-png-independence-blockchain-technology-and-more-20170922/


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