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Doctoral student in Population Health at University of Oxford It is ironic how slowly the world is switching on to the threat of non-communicable diseases. NCDs such as heart disease, cancer and diabetes are traditionally seen as diseases of gluttony
But critics say a shift to lending could overburden developing countries with debt. Meanwhile, the international rules on how donors can count loans as aid have come under attack in recent years for allowing countries to lend at high interest rates.
This is a contribution from The ESL Blogs, produced by Environmental Solutions Ltd, a Kingston-based environmental management consultancy founded in April 1991. Concern about climate change and its many far-reaching effects has propelled countries to
G8 and G20 discussions on food security and agricultural growth. Smallholder farmers in developing countries face a variety of risks on a daily basis, from unpredictable weather to erratic market prices. Most do not have access to risk management
Ian Boyne Ruel Reid's non-aversion to a two-child state policy, which has outraged so many, really comes from his non-recognition of an issue now capturing international attention: inequality...Ruel Reid's heart is in the right place, but not his
The system will help catch tax evaders who have hidden money offshore...Joseph Stead, Christian Aid's Senior Economic Justice Adviser, said: 'Up to $9 trillion dollars is thought to be hidden offshore from the tax authorities in developing countries.
US President Barack Obama in his annual State of the Union address on Tuesday, in which he said there was a widening gap between rich and poor in the world's biggest economy and that while the stock market has soared, average US wages have barely
Jeroen Kwakkenbos, policy and advocacy officer at Eurodad, said the rules needed urgent reform to prevent donors from counting loans with "usurious" conditions as aid. "Some European governments are interpreting vague aid rules as a licence to scale
Notably, Sauri, a cluster of villages in Western Kenya has shown that with the appropriate interventions, local communities can do a great deal to improve their lives. In Summary From a desperate situation where malnutrition was rampant, children's
They produced the report in cooperation with the Organization's five regional commissions. The UN made its predications on factors that include an end to the euro's protracted recession and somewhat stronger growth in the United States, according to