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How can Governments and Donors support Africa’s Women Farmers?

I got into a bit of hot water recently for a recent post taking down a dodgy stat on women’s land ownership, so it’s nice to be able to post on some really good numbers on gender and agriculture. Levelling the Field: Improving Opportunities for Women ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - 9 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Understanding the nature of power: the force field that shapes development

I wrote this post for ODI’s Development Progress blog. It went up last week, closing a series of posts on the theme of Political Voice . Women’s empowerment is one of the greatest areas of progress in the last century, so what better theme for ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Why are Africans getting ripped off on remittances?

Whatever your views of migration, a consensus ought to be possible on one thing: if migrants do send money home, as much as possible of the hard- earned dollars that they send should actually get there, to be spent on putting feeding the kids, putting ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Bad Aid: How a World Bank private financing scheme is bleeding a nation’s health system dry

So much for the theory, here’s a bit of grim aid practice (and some top advocacy) to end aid week here on the blog. Lehlohonolo Chefa, Director of the Lesotho Consumer Protection Association (LCPA) reflects on a week when his organization’s report ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Angus Deaton makes the case against aid (and you get to vote)

I am grateful to Duncan Green for giving me an opportunity to respond to his comments on The Great Escape . I summarize the key evidence, and try to give a coherent story of how I think aid works, and when it will fail. Like Duncan, I fully recognize ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Why Angus Deaton is (mostly) wrong to attack aid for undermining politics and accountability

Continuing aid week here on FP2P, here’s my response to Angus Deaton’s recent broadside against aid, and his claim that I agree with him. Tomorrow, Angus responds. Nervous, moi? I’m both flattered and alarmed that Angus Deaton has been citing From Poverty ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Will this week’s aid and development gabfest in Mexico be just another boring conference or a milestone in ensuring development works for the poor?

It’s aid week here on the blog. To kick off, Oxfam policy adviser Nicola McIvor sets the scene for a big international conference in Mexico. Tomorrow and Wednesday, Angus Deaton and I have an argument about whether aid helps or harms development. ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Can development really be delivered by investing in private banks?

Peter Chowla of the Bretton Woods Project introduces its new report , which asks why the World Bank is still stuck in pre-crisis thinking about finance and what civil society should do about it. ‘Banksters’ have become famous since the financial ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

What about the 1 in 7? Important progress in getting DFID (and other donors) to get serious on disability

Disability campaigners Mosharraf Hossain and Julia Modern on a new report on disability and development Back in 1988, I was denied a job in the Bangladesh civil service. This wasn’t because I didn’t have the skills to do the job – I had a Masters ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

What’s the future role and structure of aid and aid donors? Some options

If I told you, I’d have to shoot you Yesterday say the announcement that foreign aid has defied economic and political gravity and reached a  record high of $135bn in 2013 . The news came as I headed off for a fascinating discussion on reforming the ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

“Parlez-vous politics?” Or why working politically is like learning a language

Alina Rocha Menocal of the ODI introduces her new paper The world of development assistance has come a long way since James Ferguson published his searing critique of the aid establishment in The Anti-Politics Machine: ‘ Development, ’ ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

What are the limits of transparency and technology? From three gurus of the openness movement (Eigen, Rajani, McGee)

After a slightly disappointing ‘ wonkwar’ on migration , let’s try a less adversarial format for another big development issue: Transparency and Accountability. I have an instinctive suspicion of anything that sounds like a magic bullet, a cost-free ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Apr 07 2014]

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How can Governments and Donors support Africa’s... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - 9 hours ago]
Understanding the nature of power: the force fi... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Apr 23 2014]
Why are Africans getting ripped off on remittan... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Apr 22 2014]
Bad Aid: How a World Bank private financing sch... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Apr 17 2014]
Angus Deaton makes the case against aid (and yo... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Apr 16 2014]
Why Angus Deaton is (mostly) wrong to attack ai... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Apr 15 2014]
Will this week’s aid and development gabfest in... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Apr 14 2014]
Can development really be delivered by investin... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Apr 11 2014]
What about the 1 in 7? Important progress in ge... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Apr 10 2014]
What’s the future role and structure of aid and... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Apr 09 2014]
“Parlez-vous politics?” Or why working politica... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Apr 08 2014]
What are the limits of transparency and technol... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Apr 07 2014]
Now that’s what I call transformation: Latin Am... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Apr 05 2014]
‘How DFID Learns’. Or doesn’t. UK aid watchdog ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Apr 04 2014]
The link between Income Inequality and Public S... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Apr 03 2014]
Are ‘serious games’ a better way to prepare for... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Apr 02 2014]
Missing in Action: Why do NGOs Shy Away From Ge... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Apr 01 2014]
The World Bank tackles Mind and Culture: heads ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Mar 31 2014]
Have we just squandered a good crisis, and a go... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Mar 28 2014]
Can a Political Economy Approach explain aid do... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Mar 27 2014]
Alternatives to Neoliberalism? A retro conversa... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Mar 26 2014]
Why the system for managing the world’s food an... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Mar 25 2014]
What have we learned on getting public services... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Mar 24 2014]
Killer factcheck: ‘Women own 2% of land’ = not ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Mar 21 2014]
Is ‘Getting to Zero’ really feasible? The new C... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Mar 20 2014]
Migration and Development: Who Bears the Burden... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Mar 19 2014]
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How can Governments and Donors support Africa’s... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - 9 hours ago]
I got into a bit of hot water recently for a recent post taking down a dodgy stat on women’s land ownership, so it’s nice to be able to post on some really good numbers on gender and agriculture. Levelling the Field: Improving Opportunities for Women ...
Understanding the nature of power: the force fi... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Apr 23 2014]
I wrote this post for ODI’s Development Progress blog. It went up last week, closing a series of posts on the theme of Political Voice . Women’s empowerment is one of the greatest areas of progress in the last century, so what better theme for ...
Why are Africans getting ripped off on remittan... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Apr 22 2014]
Whatever your views of migration, a consensus ought to be possible on one thing: if migrants do send money home, as much as possible of the hard- earned dollars that they send should actually get there, to be spent on putting feeding the kids, putting ...
Bad Aid: How a World Bank private financing sch... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Apr 17 2014]
So much for the theory, here’s a bit of grim aid practice (and some top advocacy) to end aid week here on the blog. Lehlohonolo Chefa, Director of the Lesotho Consumer Protection Association (LCPA) reflects on a week when his organization’s report ...
Angus Deaton makes the case against aid (and yo... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Apr 16 2014]
I am grateful to Duncan Green for giving me an opportunity to respond to his comments on The Great Escape . I summarize the key evidence, and try to give a coherent story of how I think aid works, and when it will fail. Like Duncan, I fully recognize ...
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