foreign aid
Aid, Development and Progress 2014 – 2017
January 24, 2017, No Comments

Foreign Aid for Development Assistance Trump’s New “Global Gag Rule” is Much, Much More Far Reaching than George W ...

Microfinance or microcredit?
February 27, 2015, No Comments

Planet Rating is a specialized microfinance rating agency. Our GIRAFE methodology is continuously enhanced to follow the ...

foreign aid
Aid, Development and Progress 2012-2013
March 29, 2013, No Comments

OECD and the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation Annals of development — Dangerous delusions ...

Haiti map
Haiti: after the earthquake
January 13, 2013, No Comments

KANPE means “Stand Up” in Haitian Creole, and, as the name suggests, the bulk of the organisation’s initiatives an ...

Christmas gifts
Give a goat, a shovel, a toy … or an engineer
December 1, 2012, No Comments

We first posted this five years ago and added to it in 2009. It is worth reposting every year as a reminder to us all th ...

foreign aid
Aid, Development and Progress 2011
December 26, 2011, 1 Comment

The magic of diasporas Immigrant networks are a rare bright spark in the world economy. Rich countries should welcome th ...

Haiti earthquake
Haiti – Six months later
December 27, 2010, No Comments

Haiti on; CIA World Factbook: Haiti; NYT Times Topics: Haiti; The fault line in Haiti runs straight ...

Aid, development and progress 2010
December 27, 2010, No Comments

Haitian leader says reconstruction is flagging The international community, by channeling aid money into Haiti through o ...

Canada Budget 2010 and the economy
October 29, 2010, No Comments

See also Potash on First Nations group says it’s planning Potash bid Hands off our potash! Can ...

Wednesday Night #1493
October 13, 2010, 1 Comment

“You can’t go back.”  Visiting the place of one’s childhood, (and/or youth in the case of old a ...