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Mind the gaps : studying the absence of indigenous policies in major INGOs
Indigenous peoples are garnering more focus on the world stage, and as such it is critical to understand their role in development. Indigenous peoples are especially impoverished, and often face institutionalized discrimination ...
Establishing autonomy from parent NGOs : a case study of a São Paulo local development program
The following report addresses the ability of community-based programs supported by international development aid organizations to sustain development activities even after the termination of funding and programmatic support ...
Small and Medium Enterprises as tools in international development
This report analyzes Small and Medium Enterprises and their use as a development tool. There is evidence to suggest that Small and Medium Enterprises can create jobs and offer wage premiums to employees. Because of these ...
Maternal resilience : rethinking maternal health for the post-2015 sustainable development goals agenda
September 2015 signals the expiration of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the upcoming special summit on the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The fifth MDG (MDG 5), in particular, aims to improve ...
Does international aid to education improve education outcomes?
Between 2000 and 2012, nearly US$161 billion in international aid was allocated to the education sector. As the deadline for the Millennium Development Goals quickly approaches, debate about the effectiveness of international ...