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Responsabilidad mutua es clave para una ayuda eficaz

Posted on 29 November 2011 by admin

Escolares de Ruanda. Crédito: Aimable Twahirwa/IPS

Por Suvendrini Kakuchi

BUSAN, Corea del Sur, 29 nov (IPS) – Delegados de gobiernos y expertos de la sociedad civil, reunidos en esta sureña ciudad surcoreana, destacaron la importancia de la participación inclusiva y de la responsabilidad compartida para la ayuda al desarrollo, según el compromiso asumido en 2005 en París.

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Aid Dependency on the Decline

Posted on 29 November 2011 by admin

By Miriam Gathigah

BUSAN, South Korea, Nov 29, 2011 (IPS) – Poor countries have depended on rich nations to supplement their sector budget without which millions of people would have continued to live in abject poverty. Have the years of funding made these countries any less dependent?  Continue Reading

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SALUD: Mujeres, niños y niñas recibirán poco de Busan

Posted on 29 November 2011 by admin

Por Miriam Gathigah

BUSAN, Corea del Sur, 29 nov (IPS) Aunque hubo considerables avances hacia la reducción de la mortalidad materna e infantil en el mundo, millones de mujeres, niños y niñas en África todavía necesitan mejores servicios de salud, alimentos y saneamiento.

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Lessons from the Andes on Budgeting to Close the Gender Gap

Posted on 29 November 2011 by admin

By Milagros Salazar *

LIMA, Nov 29, 2011 (IPS) – Three countries in South America’s Andean region, Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru, have a great deal to teach and share with those meeting in Busan, South Korean this week to discuss, among other things, how to make sure that development aid incorporates a gender focus in order to be effective. Continue Reading

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‘Nothing at Busan for African Women, Children’

Posted on 29 November 2011 by admin

By Miriam Gathigah

BUSAN, South Korea, Nov 29, 2011 (IPS) – Although there has been considerable progress towards reducing maternal and infant mortality, millions of women and children in Africa are still in need of better health services, food and sanitation. Continue Reading

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“Gender Budgets Help You Think About People”

Posted on 29 November 2011 by admin

Lorena Barba, specialist in gender-responsive budgeting. Credit: Courtesy of the interviewee

Estrella Gutiérrez interviews LORENA BARBA of U.N. Women’s Andean regional office

CARACAS, Nov 29  (IPS)  – Gender responsive budgeting (GRB), a U.N. Women tool to curb inequality, “helps you think about people.and to use resources in a more effective manner,” says Lorena Barba. Continue Reading

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‘Accountability Vital in Improving Aid Effectiveness’

Posted on 29 November 2011 by admin

By Suvendrini Kakuchi

BUSAN, South Korea, Nov 29 , 2011 (IPS) – Key actors meeting in Busan on Tuesday, the first day of the Fourth High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness (HLF4), lay emphasis on inclusive ownership, mutual accountability and the platform of the groundbreaking 2005 Paris Declaration.

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Agriculture in Rwanda: Ownership, Partnerships and Improving Delivery

Posted on 29 November 2011 by admin

Agnes Matilda Kalibata (PhD)

Minister of Agriculture and Animal Resources, Republic of Rwanda 

As the Fourth High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in Busan, South Korea, commences, Rwanda has a chance to convey its way of doing business in an ever-changing aid architecture. The meeting centres on the Paris Declaration, a tool for donors and developing countries to hold each other to account. Continue Reading

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CSOs Can Expect a Struggle at Busan

Posted on 29 November 2011 by admin

By Miriam Gathigah

BUSAN, Nov 29 (IPS) – Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) from around the world attending the Fourth High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness (HLF-4) in this South Korean port city have a rare opportunity to be on equal footing with governments and donors in a global conference. Continue Reading

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Cooperación Sur-Sur promueve cambio de paradigma

Posted on 28 November 2011 by admin

Richard Ssewakiryanga, experto en ayuda internacional. Crédito: Miriam Gathigah/IPS

Por Miriam Gathigah

BUSAN, Corea del Sur, 28 nov (IPS) Cuando el Grupo de los Ocho (G-8) países más industrializados decidió priorizar el acceso a Internet en la ayuda al desarrollo, muchos líderes del Sur pobre se opusieron por entender que antes se debía atender con mayor eficacia la lucha contra la indigencia y epidemias mortales.

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