Tag: Aid

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...

Relief in Nepal; an uphill struggle

On the 25th April, an earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale struck Nepal, in the nation’s deadliest natural disaster since 1934. Subsequent aftershocks...

Journalists and NGOs- working better together?

In this article, Lorraine Patch problematises the relationship between development agencies and media outlets, considering their differences, and exploring how they can work better together. ...

The Politics of Band Aid

Does the backlash against Band-Aid centre attention upon the politics of celebrity activism? Charlotte Fraser looks at the role it has in detracting attention away from broader, structural...

Ebola: ‘Africa’s problem’

How does the developed world respond to crises in the developing world? Sabrina Marsh explores the current Ebola outbreak in light of inequality, international aid...

Comic relief 2013

Blog editor Emily Wight muses on the fundraising efforts going on around the country for Comic Relief As I type, people up and down...

The hunger alarm: hear the scream

What is the relationship between the changing climate and food poverty? DiA blogger Hannah Loryman outlines the grave challenges we face and the measures...

Aid to India: the end of an era

Following Justine Greening’s announcement last week that the UK will halt funding aid to India from 2015, DiA volunteer Nate Barker considers whether she...

Microfinance: behind the mythology

In response to DiA writer Nate Barker’s arguments against microfinance, Emma Howard defends the practice and claims it is often misrepresented. Emma is a...