Expert Views on International Development
Food Security - Asian Development Bank's Take
Economic growth has been effective in reducing extreme poverty in Asia and the Pacific, but less so in reducing hunger and malnutrition. ADB is helping people across the region put food on their table by improving the productivity, connectivity, and resilience of food supply chains.
(AUDIO) G20 Panel Discussion by Nancy Alexander, Julia Kulik, Andrew Zhu
The G20 concluded in St Petersburg last week and although much of the talks before, during and after the gathering was about Syria and the military intervention that isn't, there were also the important subjects of tax evasion and the economic stability of the BRICS nations and emerging markets on the agenda.
Five Online Fundraising Best Practices for Small NGOs in Developing Countries
Five social media best practices specifically tailored for NGOs in developing countries
5 Takeaways From UN's Global Report on Happiness
Some surprising factors that influence well-being around the world.
BRICS in Africa: prizes and pitfalls of building a new global order
Brics' rhetoric of 'win-win' globalisation masks huge and deepening power inequalities in new scramble for Africa.
Post-2015 towards a unified approach
Fiona Hall MEP on the need for a single post-2015 strategy that tackles development and environment issues together.
Setting the Agenda
Can NGOs take the lead in global policy discussions?
Broad Discussion, But No Immediate Deliverables at G20 Summit
As expected, the St. Petersburg G20 Summit did not result in any immediate, concrete deliverables. The topics of discussion were quite broad, as summarized in the 27-page communiqué.
VIDEO - G20 for Change: NGOs voices at the G20 Summit 2013
From the G20 Summit in St. Petersburg: Transparency International, InterAction, Oxfam, World Vision, Save the Children
For G20 leaders, poverty is a taxing issue
The G20 has been dominated by Syria, tax reform, and playground infighting among world leaders. But where is the talk of ending hunger, eradicating diseases or cancelling debts?
G20 Summit keeps the transparency ball in play but makes only limited gains
Transparency is essential if citizens are to be able to follow the money, holding governments and companies to account for the use of public resources. This issue is one that transcends borders – it matters to governments and citizens across the world, no matter what G-group they are part of.
G20 Lays Out Plan that Could Help the World's Poor - If Leaders Step Up
The G20's focus in 2013-2014 will continue to include food security for the poorest families, providing financial services to rural poor who lack access to banks, and reducing the cost to immigrants sending remittances home to their families.
How should NGOs position themselves in a world of development partnerships?
In this new development world order, where both corporations and donors are speaking the language of partnerships, how best can nonprofits positions themselves to generate added value?
Philanthropists and aid donors must join forces in these straitened times
Private donors cannot be expected to stump up cash without having a say – and the new global partnership must reflect this
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