Post Tagged with: "aid"

BSG Faculty, Governance, cooperation and law

Unsustainable development goals?

Unsustainable development goals?

From 2000 to 2015, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) focused minds and budgets on global poverty, significantly boosting people’s prospects in some of the world’s poorest countries. The new set of global targets, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), aim to build on that progress, not only in eradicating poverty, but […]

by × 14 April 2016 ×

BSG Faculty, Economic growth and resilience

The World Bank Main Complex Atrium. Image credit: Jaakko H

How to save the World Bank

The World Bank is quietly sliding into insignificance, as its core fee-paying clients increasingly seek other lenders. If it is to survive, its management will need to streamline its loan approval processes and leverage the unique assets that distinguish it from its competitors. The Bank once comfortably earned enough to […]

by × 12 January 2016 ×

BSG Students, Economic growth and resilience

What The Aid Industry Can Learn From Venture Capitalists

What The Aid Industry Can Learn From Venture Capitalists

Is a ‘best practice’ approach to international aid getting in the way of solutions that might be ‘best fit’? Tim McMinn reviews Ben Ramalingam’s new book, Aid On The Edge Of Chaos Bali is a place most Australians are familiar with. If you haven’t visited yourself, chances are you have […]

by × 18 November 2013 ×

BSG Students, Health, welfare and well-being

Lead Australian development from the top?

Lead Australian development from the top?

Despite assurances that we should expect “no surprises” from a Coalition Government, the new Prime Minister delivered a big one last month on the 18th of September with the announcement of plans to reintegrate AusAID back into the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. As has been noted on this […]

by × 10 October 2013 ×