Posts Tagged: development
Haiti's reconstruction still has a long ways to go, but needed development industry reforms can go a long way toward strengthening local government and providing jobs for Haitians not just outsiders.
In an interview with Basta! at the World Social Forum, Firoze Manji discusses the problems of the 'aid industry.'
A very small charge on currency transactions could raise billions for development.
President Obama's latest initiative for Africa, Feed the Future, is likely to end up feeding the corporations eager to make a profit off of African farmers.
Beneath the Israel-Palestine clash is the all-too-familiar conflict of development: urban growth meets indigenous resistance.
With Asian countries investing heavily in a diverse portfolio of African interests, why is the United States still only focused on the continent's oil?
While the debate about sanctions in the case of Zimbabwe is heated, it often misses the point. Both supporters and opponents of sanctions exaggerate their importance and underestimate other policy tools. The reality is that sanctions are neither comprehensive nor targeted.
Measuring economic development in Afghanistan by the same yardstick as a Pentagon mission is a recipe for disaster.
The UN donors' conference is an opportunity to help Haitians rebuild in a manner that respects their humanity and enables them to become more productive.
The IMF has introduced reforms with some positive features. But it has not questioned, much less shifted away from, the "market-fundamentalist" orientation it has prescribed and enforced for so long.