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Aid & development linkage

By

Danielle Cave

@DaniellesCave

9 September 2010 09:09

  • Food riots in Mozambique have sparked a debate about their root cause. Some argue that a spike in food prices is not to blame, while others say the link is too obvious to ignore.
  • Billionaire philanthropist George Soros has thrown Human Rights Watch a lengthy life-line: a $100 million donation
  • Why does India give and receive aid' (Via @mattmorris.) 
  • Should the Australian public be able to vote (over internet and text message) on aid projects' Should more money be given to projects with the most votes' This article tackles these questions in relation to the British Government's interesting attempts to engage the public.
  • World Vision has scored Hugh Jackman as an ambassador for their See Solutions initiative. Jackman's recent op-ed will be followed by a documentary on Channel 9 (trailer below). His SMH article generated much debate on population growth in the comments thread, and led one reader to direct others to this video.