Sierra Leone and Aid and debt
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- How can aid mechanisms best support health sector early recovery?
- P. Vergeer; A. Canavan; I. Rothmann / Royal Tropical Institute, 2009
- States emerging from protracted crises struggle to provide basic services. This is no more crucial than in the health sector where vulnerable ‘post-conflict’ populations are frequently in dire need of care. However, develo...
- Funding flows for health services in fragile states
- A. Canavan; P. Vergeer; O. Bornemisza / KIT Development Policy & Practice, 2008
- During the transition from conflict to peace, the limited health services that exist, mainly provided by humanitarian non-governmental organisations, often come under threat of contraction. The most commonly cited reason is the so-cal...
- Raising productivity in African agriculture: innovative approaches
- New Agriculturalist, 2008
- Forty years after the Asian Green Revolution , the spotlight has now turned on African agriculture. Increasing attention is being paid to the need for greater investment in African agriculture and key organisations are pushing for a N...
- Local ownership underpins success of security sector reforms
- Laurie Nathan; Bernardo A. de Leon; Mulugeta G. Berhe / id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2008
- Security sector reforms in any country must be designed, managed and implemented by local people if they are to succeed. But while it is fashionable for policy statements to declare the importance of local ownership, the c...
- Examining the effects of debt on the provision of healthcare
- Jubilee Debt Campaign, 2007
- Developing country governments will struggle to invest in decent public health facilities when valuable resources are needed to service debt. However, the evidence is that debt relief works to alleviate healthcare shortages - spe...
- How can aid effectiveness be improved in Sierra Leone?
- European Network on Debt and Development, 2008
- This paper seeks to demonstrate how slow progress has been in improving aid effectiveness in Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone is very dependent on aid with nearly one half of the government budget being financed by...
- ‘Phantom aid’: why technical assistance is ineffective, over-priced, imposed and outdated
- Romilly Greenhill; Jesse Griffiths; Patrick Watt / id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2007
- In 2005 the international community promised unprecedented levels of aid. It is doubtful that rich countries will deliver on their promises. Also, between a quarter and a half of all aid is in the form of so-called technical assistanc...
- More aid for Africa is only a mixed blessing
- Tony Killick; Mick Foster / id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2007
- The donor community has pledged to double aid to Africa by 2010. This presents Africa with great opportunities. But it can also make life harder for exporters and the private sector. Their production costs will have to be lowered but ...
- Recommendations for the new UN Peacebuilding Commission from Sierra Leone and Burundi
- CARE International, 2007
- This report assess the first year of work by the United Nations Peacebuilidng Commission (PBC). The report coincides with the PBC’s own first annual report to the General Assembly and assesses the PBC’s impacts on its firs...
- Enhancing southern capacity: does the rhetoric match the reality?
- M. Couldrey (ed); T. Morris (ed) / Forced Migration Review, 2007
- Virtually every humanitarian agency talks about their commitment to building Southern capacity and, increasingly, this discourse has been focused on forming ‘partnerships’ with Southern organisations. In this edition of Fo...