Aid & Relief Agencies

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Aid/Bangladesh 30 years of aid in Bangladesh: New Internationalist March 2001
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2001
A look into the history of Bangladesh and the existence of inequality and poverty in the country.
The AT Reader: Theory and Practice in Appropriate Technology
Carr, Marilyn
Book
1985
An introduction to appropriate technology, both as an explanation of the concerpt and extensive examples and applications.
Changing Charity 50 years of OXFAM: New Internationalist February 1992
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1992
This issue uses the example of Oxfam to look at the role of development agencies in the Third World. Subjects discussed include the political agendas of charities, the importance of small-scale local ...
Civil Society and the Aid Industry
Van Rooy, Alison
Book
1998
Connexions: Volume 3, Number 5 - September 1978
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1978
Connexions: Volume 7, Number 1 - March 1982
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1982
Exploited Earth: Britain's Aid and the Environment
Hayter, Teresa
Book
1990
Hayter's book examines British aid policy and practice and how it effects the world's forests.
Why aid projects in Palestine are doomed to fail
Wildeman, Jeremy
Article
2012
So long as aid in Palestine remains detached from the everyday realities of occupation and operates on the aggressor’s terms, it will continue to be ineffective.
World Orders Old and New
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1994
Chomsky surveys the international scene since 1945.

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Center for Global Development
An independent, not-for-profit think tank that works to reduce global poverty and inequality by encouraging policy change in the U.S. and other rich countries through rigorous research and active enga...
Doctors Without Borders / M‚decins Sans FrontiŠres Canada
M‚decins Sans FrontiŠres is the world's leading independent, humanitarian medical relief organization. Since 1991, thousands of volunteers have brought emergency medical aid to people worldwide who a...
WaterCan
WaterCan is a leading Canadian charity dedicated to fighting global poverty by helping the world's poorest people gain access to clean water, basic sanitation and hygiene education.

Sources Experts & Spokespersons

Community of Portuguese-speaking Countries
A Comunidade dos Pa¡ses de L¡ngua Portuguesa - CPLP ‚ o foro multilateral privilegiado para o aprofundamento da amizade m£tua e da coopera‡ao entre os seus membros. Criada em 17 de Julho de 1996, a CPLP goza de personalidade jur¡d...
United Nations
The United Nations is central to global efforts to solve problems that challenge humanity. Cooperating in this effort are more than 30 affiliated organizations, known together as the UN system. Day in and day out, the UN and its f...