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Why don’t they go and look?

Forget number-crunching; development workers need to get out into the field to understand poverty, writes Maggie Black

Filed in: Development (Aid) NGOs

G7’s ‘New Alliance’ deal is failing farmers in Africa

Aisha Dodwell argues that such schemes only line transnationals’ pockets.

Filed in: Africa Agriculture Development Development (Aid) Tanzania

The UN sustainable development goals miss the point

It’s all about power, argues Nick Dearden.

Filed in: Development (Aid) Poverty UN

Calling time on the MDGs

No development process succeeds without the participation of those it targets, argues Maggie Black.

Filed in: Development (Aid) Human Rights

The Western way isn’t always the best way

Development – when forced onto poor countries – is a dangerous concept, argues Amit Singh.

Filed in: Development (Aid) NGOs Poverty Wealth

British aid and the return of the trickle-down myth

Campaigners’ blind defence of the government’s development strategy is making things worse, says Nick Dearden.

Filed in: Development (Aid) United Kingdom

Radical ideas and true solidarity are essential for today's internationalism

Amy Hall sums up a night of discussion and reflection on the marking of New Internationalist’s 40th birthday.

Filed in: Development (Aid) NGOs

International aid agencies must work in partnership with local organizations

Local action is more effective than an uncoordinated international response to disasters, says Alexander Carnwath.

Filed in: Development (Aid) Disasters NGOs

Internationalism is about justice – and the World Cup too

The international development agenda needs to be reclaimed as a struggle for global justice argues Jean Grugel.

Filed in: Development (Aid) Human Rights Migration

NGOs must give up power

Aid organizations need to relinquish the clout that comes with money and bureaucracy, argues Oxfam’s Ben Phillips.

Filed in: Development Development (Aid) Globalization NGOs Poverty

The wrong kind of solidarity

If you erase power and class, you are left with a cosmopolitan elite lecturing on ‘global society’ to people suffering poverty at home, warns Nick Dearden.

Filed in: Colonialism Development (Aid) Globalization NGOs Poverty

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