Foreign aid money given through the UK's Department for International Development (DfID) is being used to support the self-serving activities of NGOs
Martes, Mayo 5, 2009
Jueves, Enero 8, 2009
This study discusses the potential consequences of new EU regulations that prohibit production of certain chemicals used in the manufacture of pesticides.
Martes, Noviembre 25, 2008
Nashville, Tennessee, was once a struggling city in one of the poorest regions of the United States. It found success from its creative industries: they can be unleashed in Africa too.
Lunes, Agosto 30, 2010
While governments around the world pour taxpayers' money into a whole range of supposedly win-win "green investments", this paper finds that these waste resources and reduce economic growth without necessarily protecting the environment.
Miércoles, Junio 16, 2010
This paper examines the wisdom of Unitaid's new patent pool for AIDS treatments, considering the weaknesses in the case for such a pool, the lessons from historical examples and the likely consequences for research and development.
Jueves, Junio 10, 2010
The HIV / AIDS crisis bears a number of clinical and practical similarities to the new challenge of producing drugs to treating chronic disease in lower-income countries, providing a useful case study when determining effective strategies. A new literature review by Philip Stevens, the second in a three-part series, examines what can be learned from the global response to HIV / AIDS – and reveals some costly mistakes that should not be repeated.
Jueves, Abril 22, 2010
Foreign aid target of 0.7% of GDP is based on a discredited theory, using the wrong data; it should be scrapped – new report.
Lunes, Marzo 8, 2010
The European Union is funding some of the most powerful environmental NGOs in Brussels – while in turn, they lobby the EU for more money and influence.
Lunes, Enero 25, 2010
A global study on import tariffs on medicines