Here are some ways to support people from Afghanistan locally, nationally and overseas.
Due to warfare, ploughing and planting was not timely in Tigray. This may lead to a second year with failed crops.
When humanitarian agencies are obliged to stop operations by political decision or because of huge physical insecurity, the poorest and most vulnerable succumb first through starvation and disease.
Data science infrastructure is sorely needed in many places. Doctors Without Borders brings medical help to nations in need, but similar efforts are relatively small for statistics.
The way foreign aid is disbursed needs to be revisited to avoid the traps it's fallen into in the past.
Providing foreign aid is not always straightforward. But here are some practical ways Australia might be able to help India.
A survey of the impact of the first few rounds of coronavirus aid shows that most of those who lost jobs or wages due to the pandemic were facing severe economic hardship.
Boris Johnson has announced the UK’s Department for International Development will merge with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Why Britain and Africa need each other more than ever.
The survival resource of the world’s most vulnerable people – their social networks – may become compromised
If trends continue, 87% of the world’s poorest people will live in sub-Saharan Africa by 2030.
There is little evidence that pads alone will keep girls in school – stigma, lack of appropriate infrastructure, and embarrassment need to be dealt with too.
Maps that divide the world into ‘no-go’ and ‘safe’ zones has created a new politics of danger.
A new regulation makes it easier for the government to contract local NGOs.
The international aid sector’s use of languages needs to change if it is serious about dealing with the issues raised by recent scandals.
Australia has long been concerned about foreign powers gaining influence in the Pacific, but China’s involvement in the region may not be as nefarious as it fears.
Rebuilding Syria will be complex and costly. But expertise and extensive funds will be in short supply due the geopolitical absence of the US and other Western countries.
To stop sexual exploitation in the aid sector, more self-regulation by NGOs isn’t the answer.
We don’t care, or possibly dare, to look back five or ten years later to see what happened to international aid projects.
Even as incomes are squeezed, the British public continues to give more money to international NGOs than anyone else.