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ECONOM√ćA: La UE suelta de la mano a pa√≠ses del Sur

Posted on 01 November 2011 by admin

Por Daan Bauwens

BRUSELAS, nov (IPS) – La nueva pol√≠tica de la Uni√≥n Europea (UE) de apoyo al mundo en desarrollo, detallada en la “Agenda para el Cambio”, puede privar a muchos pa√≠ses, en especial a los de medianos ingresos, de una asistencia econ√≥mica todav√≠a esencial para muchos de ellos, advierten organizaciones no gubernamentales.

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EUROPE: ‚ÄėAgenda for Change‚Äô Leaves Middle-Income Countries Out in the Cold

Posted on 31 October 2011 by admin

By Daan Bauwens

Zambia

Zambia has recently been categorised as a middle-income country, yet two-thirds of the country's population live on less than two dollars per day. Credit: Ephraim Nsingo/IPS

BRUSSELS, Oct 31, 2011 (IPS) – Last week the European Commission unveiled its ‚ÄėAgenda for Change‚Äô, a new policy framework outlining priorities for the European Union‚Äôs development aid and detailing the Commission‚Äôs renewed focus on economic growth as a means of poverty reduction, particularly in the world‚Äôs poorest countries. Continue Reading

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DEVELOPMENT: EU Steps Towards Common Aid

Posted on 10 September 2011 by admin

Analysis by Daan Bauwens

BRUSSELS, Sep 10, 2011 (IPS) – The European Commission has decided to push for more ambitious reforms ahead of the aid effectiveness summit to be held in Busan later this year. The European Commission, the executive arm of the European Union, is looking for a common EU position that could save the EU 4 billion euros which can be spent on additional aid. Continue Reading

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DESARROLLO: El negocio de la asistencia

Posted on 08 September 2011 by admin

Por Daan Bauwens

BRUSELAS, sep (IPS) РLa ayuda al desarrollo no es efectiva porque se concede mediante contratos de miles de millones de dólares otorgados a empresas de países ricos, un fenómeno llamado asistencia bumerán, concluyó un estudio realizado por la organización Eurodad.

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DEVELOPMENT: ‚ÄėBoomerang Aid Enriches Donors‚Äô

Posted on 06 September 2011 by admin

By Daan Bauwens

BRUSSELS, Sep 6, 2011 (IPS) – Development aid is ineffective mostly because it is tied to contracts worth billions of dollars awarded to firms in developed countries in a phenomenon called boomerang aid, a new study says.
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