An Independent Review of Poverty Reduction and Development Assistance world poverty

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The Reality of Aid Project Download this chapter

  • Acknowledgments
  • Participating Agencies

Part I: Introduction Download this chapter

  • Introduction
    Antonio Tujan Jr, IBON
  • Political Overview
    Reality of Aid Network

Part II: Africa Download this chapter

  • Governance and promotion of human rights in international cooperation
    Opa Kapijimpanga, African Forum and Network on Debt and Development (AFRODAD)
  • Re-thinking aid: Development cooperation in a multilateral crisis
    Edward Oyugi, African Forum and Network on Debt and Development (AFRODAD)
  • The poverty reduction growth facility, poverty reduction strategies and development aid
    Nelson Nyangu, African Forum and Network on Debt and Development (AFRODAD)
  • West Africa: Donor conditions aid increasing poverty
    Leo Atakpu, Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ)
  • Tanzania: Partnership produces some best practice on aid management
    B M Elikana and J K G Mapunjo

Part III: Asia/Pacific and the Middle East Download this chapter

  • Fiji and the Pacific: Competing paradigms of good governance, human rights and democracy
    Kevin J. Barr MSC, Ecumenical Center for Research and Advocacy (ECRA)
  • Indonesia: Governance within the Consultative Group On Indonesia: Partnership or domination?
    Sugeng Bahagijo, International NGO Forum on Indonesian Development (INFID)
  • Japan: Security and development as an emerging issue
    Koshida Kiyokazu, Pacific Asia Resource Center (PARC)
  • Nepal: How donors reject governance and human rights: two case studies of hydropower and water supply projects in Nepal
    Gopal Siwakoti `Chintan', Nepal Policy Institute (NPI)
  • Philippines: USAID's AGILE: toying with governance to globalise the Philippines?
    Jennifer del Rosario-Malonzo, IBON Foundation, Inc.
  • Middle East: The problematics of `governance' in the Arab experience
    Chafic Cheaib, Arab NGO Network on Development (ANND)

Part IV: Latin America Download this chapter

  • Decentralisation processes in Latin America: achievements and challenges for international cooperation
    Felipe Caballero & Mariano Valderrama
  • Empowerment of people in poverty and civil society participation in international cooperation
    Mariano Valderrama, Peruvian Citizen Proposal Group

Part V: OECD Download this chapter

  • The Millennium Development Goals
  • Governance and poverty: can the goals get donors back on track?
    Shennia Spillane, Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)
  • Civil society participation in EC Aid: a cornerstone of good governance?
    Mikaela Gavas, BOND

Part VI: World Aid and Donor Reports Download this chapter

  • Global pledges sacrificed to national interests
    Tony German and Judith Randel, Development Initiatives
  • Australia: Security issues dominate over direct poverty reduction
    Shennia Spillane, Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)
  • Austria
  • Belgium: Concern as Foreign Affairs swallows the aid budget
    Han Verleyen, 11.11.11, Coalition of the Flemish North South Movement
  • Canada: Doubling the budget is just one of the challenges
    Brian Tomlinson, Canadian Council for International Cooperation (CCIC)
  • Denmark: A world of difference indeed
    Jesper Heldgaard, freelance journalist, and Lars Anderskouv, Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke
  • EU and EC: Soft power ambitions compromising EU development aid?
    Howard Mollett, BOND
  • Finland: Rights-based approach stresses participation implementation is the challenge
    Maria Suoheimo, KEPA
  • France: Increases promised in a `freezing' climate
    Amélie Canonne and Grégory Jacob, for Centre de Recherche et d’Information pour le Developpement (CRID), with translation by David Sunderland
  • Germany: Stabilisation at last, but at a low level
    Peter Mucke, Terre Des Hommes Deutschland e.V.
  • Ireland: Aid target missed but the outlook is positive
    Claire Martin and Howard Dalzell, Concern Worldwide
  • Japan: Muted celebrations for 50 years of Japanese aid
    Tatsuya Watanabe, JANIC (board member)
  • Italy: Debt reduction fails to reverse downard trend
    Carlotta Aiello, José Luis Rhi-Sausi and Marco Zupi, CeSPI
  • Netherlands: Mutual interests, mutual responsibilities
    Nicole Metz, Novib/Oxfam Netherlands
  • New Zealand: New agency makes poverty elimination its mission
    Rae Julian, Council for International Development/ Kaunihera mÖ te Whakapakari Ao Whänui
  • Norway: Goals and focus remain but foreign policy influence grows
    Gweneth Berge, Norwegian Church Aid
  • Portugal: Regression and expectation in Portuguese cooperation
    Rita Veiga, Eline Feijão, Oikos
  • Spain: Steps forward on quantity, backwards on quality
    Marta Arias and Carmen González, Intermón Oxfam
  • Sweden: Sweden aims for coherent approach
    Magnus Walan and Ankin Ljungman, Diakonia
  • Switzerland: Joining the UN but missing the UN target
    Michèle Laubscher, Arbeitsgemeinschaft Swissaid/Fastenopfer/ Brot für alle/Helvetas/Caritas/Heks

Part VII: Reference Section Download this chapter

  • Boxes and Tables
  • Glossary of Aid Terms
  • Exchange Rates