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25 February 2011 11:50

Cross-posted from our companion blog, Interpreting the Aid Review.

  • This week, the Guardian's Global Development section covers UK aid to India, uprisings in the Middle East, unemployment in South Africa and the World Social Forum.
  • Poverty, inequality and revolution' Who's next, and what do they all have in common'
  • World Vision USA responds to development bloggers around the world who have criticised its decision to distribute 100,000 misprinted NFL t-shirts to developing countries in Africa.
  • Can the global fund restore its reputation as the best and cleanest in the aid business' (thanks Don.)
  • A social network for the development sector' Launched in December 2010 by Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes, Jumo aims to connect people with NGOs and development projects, and provide users with news and updates from the 'social sector'. This video will shed more light (Chris is quizzed on a range of topics including his role in Obama's social media campaign, his view on Facebook going public [he retains a 1% share], and politicians hitting twitter): 

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