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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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Q&A: Harnessing Diaspora Funds for Development Financing

Posted on 11 October 2011 by admin

Thalif Deen interviews DILIP RATHA of the World Bank

Dilip Ratha

Credit: Courtesy of Dilip Ratha

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 11, 2011 (IPS) – When the final aid figures for 2010 were tallied early this year, industrial nations claimed a record-high 129 billion dollars in official development assistance (ODA) to the world’s poorer nations. 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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