An Independent Review of Poverty Reduction and International Development Assistance world poverty

The Reality of Aid Project  Download this chapter

  • Acknowledgments
  • Participating Agencies

Part I: Introduction  Download this chapter

  • Introduction
    Elin Enge,
    Chair, The Reality of Aid
  • Political Overview

Part II: Africa  Download this chapter

  • Retracing the path to sustainability
    African Forum and Network on Debt and Development (AFRODAD), in collaboration with Uganda Debt Network, Zambia Association for Research and Development, Partnership – Cameroon, Tanzania Social and Economic Trust, Mozambique Debt Group, Zimbabwe Coalition

Part III: Asia  Download this chapter

  • Post-crash flows fail to ease the human toll
    Antonio Tujan Jr, IBON
  • Japanese ODA in Indonesia - a high price for poverty
    Sugeng Bahagijo, International NGO Forum on Indonesia Development (INFID), Indonesia
  • Creating the conditions for economic collapse
    Goh Chien Yen, Third World Network, Malaysia (TWN)
  • Trading national sovereignty - for debt
    Rosario Bella Guzman, IBON Foundation, Philippines
  • ODA and gender conditionality: equal partnership is long overdue
    Gertrudes A. Ranjo-Libang, Center for Women’s Resources (CWR), Philippines
  • Who’s aiding whom? Poverty, conflict and ODA in Nepal
    Gopal Siwakoti ‘Chintan’, Water and Energy Users’ Federation (WAFED), Nepal

Part IV: Latin America  Download this chapter

  • Increase masks downward trend
    Federico Negrón, CEPES/ALOP
  • Plan Colombia: cooperation towards war or peace
    ALOP
  • Out of the Tower of Babel
    Mariano Valderrama, (CEPES-ALOP)
  • Partnership questioned: NGOs and external conditionality
    ALOP

Part V: OECD  Download this chapter

  • Promoting ownership and gender equality
    Brian Tomlinson, Canadian Council for International Cooperation (CCIC)
  • The Asian Development Bank and conditionality –if it’s not part of the solution…
    Andrew Nette, ACFOA Policy Officer
  • When a Blessing is a Curse: US goals in IMF and World Bank policy-making
    Nancy Alexander, Globalization Challenge Initiative
  • Cotonou Agreement: trail-blazing or treading a well-worn path?
    Louise Hilditch, ActionAid
  • Partnership and poverty-focus in tension: a donor case study
    ActionAid UK

Part VI: World Aid and Donor Reports  Download this chapter

  • Never richer, never poorer
    Tony German and Judith Randel, Development Initiatives
  • Australia: Figures inflated by defence spending
    Andrew Nette and Mic McClellan, ACFOA
  • Austria: New law brings few commitments
    Elfriede Schachner, Arbeitsgemeinschaft Entwicklungszusammenarbeit (AGEZ)
  • Belgium: Regional policy may not deliver
    Han Verleyen, 11.11.11, Coalition of the Flemish North South movement
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