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16 September 2010 10:52

  • Oxfam Executive Director Jeremy Hobbs, keeping the spotlight on primary education, asks what the world would look like if every child had access to schooling. 
  • Lawrence Haddad, Director of the Institute of Development Studies, writes a fascinating blog post about recent research on public attitudes towards aid spending and development. The report reveals that, while the UK general public believes development aid is morally right, they also think it should be cut to deal with the budget deficit.
  • As private sector organisations continue to buy into microfinance institutions, it needs to be asked, is there any remaining role for donor funding' 
  • How useful is social media to non-for-profit organisations' Apparently, very useful, but only if used and monitored correctly (via @Akhtar, Director of Community Affairs, Microsoft).

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