Saturday 16 Feb 2019 | 05:57 | SYDNEY
Saturday 16 Feb 2019 | 05:57 | SYDNEY

Aid & development links: Aid myths, US carbon emissions, HRW's E-Team and more



9 June 2014 08:30

  • The FT summarises a good-news report showing improvement in global food security.
  • Bold moves last week from President Obama who unveiled sweeping US carbon emission rules.  Will this expose Australia's  5% emissions reduction target by 2020 as too low?
  • 'Africa is a country' and 26 other developing country myths.
  • Is India a bigger aid donor than Australia?
  • Nice little video on MDG progress from ODI — great graphs.
  • ICYMI: the 2014 Lowy Institute Poll launched last week, which included data on how Aussies perceive foreign aid. Read Ashlee Betteridge's analysis on DevPolicy blog.
  • For those heading to Sydney Film Festival, be sure to catch an excellent documentary trailing HRW's Emergency Team as they investigate human rights abuses in hot spots around the world. Watch the trailer:


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