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Inclusiveness Wins at Busan Aid Forum

Posted on 01 December 2011 by admin

By Suvendrini Kakuchi

BUSAN, South Korea, Dec 1, 2011 (IPS) – Inclusiveness was the winner as donors, recipient governments, emerging economies, multilateral lenders and civil society representatives hammered out a consensual document at the close of a major meeting in this South Korean city to boost development aid effectiveness.

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Lessons for Africa at Busan Aid Forum

Posted on 30 November 2011 by admin

By Miriam Gathigah

BUSAN, South Korea, Nov 30, 2011 (IPS) – There are many inspiring stories that delegates from Africa attending the ongoing Fourth High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness can take home to provide insights to their respective countries on making the transformation to middle-income economies.
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Can BRICS Make a Difference at Busan? – Part 2

Posted on 12 November 2011 by admin

Analysis by Kanya D’Almeida

China in Africa

A newly-constructed, Chinese-owned hotel in Malawi. Credit: Claire Ngozo/IPS

WASHINGTON, Nov 12, 2011 (IPS) – While experts are hopeful that blocs of emerging market economies like BRICS – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – will play a major role in the upcoming aid effectiveness conference in Busan, South Korea, others fear that the new players do not yet have the fiscal power to make a serious intervention in fora generally dominated by rich donor states. Continue Reading

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Can the BRICS Make a Difference At Busan? – Part 1

Posted on 11 November 2011 by admin

Analysis by Kanya D’Almeida

WASHINGTON, Nov 11, 2011 (IPS) – As shock waves from Greece’s economic crisis emanate across the Eurozone and the Occupy protests in the U.S. grow bolder in their critique of the dominant neoliberal system, it seems clear to many observers that the old hegemonic economic order is fading fast. Continue Reading

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Cooperación Sur-Sur sin restricciones

Posted on 30 August 2011 by admin

Por Marwaan Macan-Markar

BANGKOK, ago (IPS) – Indonesia recibió de Alemania 40 vagones de un tren eléctrico que no le sirvieron para nada porque no eran adecuados para sus vías férreas. El activista Don Marut se sirvió del ejemplo para cuestionar las dificultades de la asistencia del mundo rico al Sur en desarrollo.

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China, India Score With Untied Aid

Posted on 25 August 2011 by admin

By Marwaan Macan-Markar

BANGKOK, Aug 25, 2011 (IPS) — Armed with a smile, Don Marut exposes the pitfalls of Western aid to developing countries. At a conference here, the Indonesian recalled the story of how 40 electric-train carriages were sent from Germany to his country for a journey to nowhere. Continue Reading

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AFRICA: South-South Cooperation Should Focus on Development

Posted on 16 June 2011 by admin

By Tinus de Jager

JOHANNESBURG, Jun 16, 2011 (IPS) – African states should be careful not to lose track of their own development plans when they enter into agreements with states outside the continent, despite apparent positive spin-offs.
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