The U.S. is considering sanctions against Myanmar as the Rohingya humanitarian crisis intensifies.
IMF-supported programs are designed to help economies get back on their feet, but what about their impact on social spending
“The U.S. would be shooting itself in the foot” to withhold aid, one expert said.
Trump will not run the US alone. As has always been the case, American presidents must negotiate policies with Congress. African
As this stage, we could bet that development assistance will likely be positioned early on in the Trump administration as
Muddling Through in Mauritania: The Long, Long Road From Revenue Transparency to Government Accountability
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Recently GOP frontrunner Donald Trump suggested the United States should stop sending foreign aid to countries that hate us. He has called development investments in Afghanistan wasteful, suggesting that the funds should instead be used to rebuild our own country.
Despite the lack of support and financing in the last six years, local organizations have been highly resourceful in raising
On April 6, World Bank President Jim Kim addressed the Union Theological Seminary in New York on "The Principle of Mercy." During his presentation, Jim Kim mused extensively about his philosophical upbringing and his path from a public health activist to the head of a global financial institution.
The foreign aid arena in Africa has traditionally been dominated by the Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries. However, over the last three decades non-traditional donors such as China, have emerged.
There is at least one initiative, which George W. Bush started and Barack Obama has continued, that will endure as a bipartisan effort that helps define their legacies positively: America's role in drastically reducing malaria-related deaths in sub-Saharan Africa.