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UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak jettisoned the UK's pledge to retain the UK's 0.7 per cent foreign aid commitment this week. Credit: Andrew Parsons

Britain’s aid budget cut is the act of a callous government. But we must re-think aid if we’re to turn the tide, writes...

Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaking at the opening of the UK-Africa Investment Summit, in London, 20 January 2020. Picture: DFID/Michael Hughes

The government’s ‘international development’ strategy is a red herring for dubious private financing, argues Nick Dearden...

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Brie O’Keefe and Alexia Pepper de Caires speak to Ben Phillips about the...

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Don’t cut Oxfam’s support – we need it to root out abuse, says Colombian feminist Gloria Sanchez.

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Oxfam’s Haiti sex scandal highlights how girls and young women are most at risk in emergencies. Vanessa Baird...

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Abuse must be eradicated but the attack on Oxfam is disproportionate, argues Maggie Black in this opinion...

Oxfam scandal no surprise

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‘The idea of altruistic morality puts aid workers in a double bind, eroding true responsibility’

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A photographic account of changes over the years in: housing; water; education; health; sanitation; food and farming;...

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The world's poor are still losing out. They need a better deal, argues Dinyar Godrej.

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Technology can be a big enabler – yet the difference in terms of what’s available to rich and poor is vast.

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Peasant farmers resisting the violence of agribusiness. By Nils McCune.

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Simon Trace on the skewed priorities of medical research.

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Technology, whether low or high, needs to be appropriate and within reach to make a difference.

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Forget number-crunching; development workers need to get out into the field to understand poverty, writes Maggie Black...

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Aisha Dodwell argues that such schemes only line transnationals’ pockets.

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It’s all about power, argues Nick Dearden.

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