foreign aid

Health
The decision follows a Tuesday meeting between Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and OMB head Mick Mulvaney.
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The U.S. is considering sanctions against Myanmar as the Rohingya humanitarian crisis intensifies.
World News
IMF-supported programs are designed to help economies get back on their feet, but what about their impact on social spending
Videos
On a trip to the middle east, U.S. Ambassador the U.N. Nikki Haley told Syrian refugees that the United States will do all it can to help them. But by refusing to take in refugees and with deep budget cuts on the way, that’s just not true.
Politics
“The U.S. would be shooting itself in the foot” to withhold aid, one expert said.
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Trump will not run the US alone. As has always been the case, American presidents must negotiate policies with Congress. African
Impact
Like most people, I've been thinking a lot about how the results of the hard-fought presidential election of 2016 will shape
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The trend is the rapid introduction of new technologies that are commercially viable in poor nations, capable of providing
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In its quest to forge its own path with development partners, Gambia has broken diplomatic relations with Taiwan and the
Impact
As this stage, we could bet that development assistance will likely be positioned early on in the Trump administration as
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Image source: Africa Vernacular Architecture Data Base Image source: BBCIS Compliance-tracking paperwork compiled by NGOs
Environment
Jim Kim's backward-looking bet on mega-dams has not delivered results. The Inga 3 Dam has faced years of delays, and the
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The world has largely forgotten the global food panic of 2009 that doubled food prices, saw countries hoarding rice and wheat and threatened to leave hundreds of millions in hunger.
Politics
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.
Impact
Despite the lack of support and financing in the last six years, local organizations have been highly resourceful in raising
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High tech sensors detect shortages of vitamin A, zinc and iron, which are needed for infant and early childhood mental and
Environment
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.
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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.
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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.