Category: Aid

USAID: An Institution Fighting for Survival

Established in 1961 by John F. Kennedy, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) was designed to advance America’s interests while fulfilling a...
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DiA Interview | Hilary Benn

Ex-Secretary of State for International Development and current Chair of the Exiting the European Union Select Committee Hilary Benn talks to Luke Humphrey

Bilateral versus Multilateral Aid

In this article Megan Kilmister discusses bilateral and multilateral aid, looking at the differences between the two, and the arguments for and against these...
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Calais: aid in the digital age

With the closure of the Calais refugee camp imminent, Megan Kilmister writes about an innovative campaign helping bring aid into the digital age by...

Gender (inequality) and (under)Development

Severe criticism of the Washington consensus ushered the development of the post-Washington consensus. Despite being narrated as a paradigm shift in development policy, the...

Does Democracy Deliver Development?

In the mountains of Afghanistan, American capitalism won its jihad against Soviet communism. Moscow’s tentacles could no longer cling onto those imprisoned behind the...