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Global development investor discusses industry challenges

Global development investor discusses industry challenges

Impacting investing strategist Kusi Hornberger argued that his industry suffers from systematic flaws that hinder its efficacy.

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How proposed changes to Australia's political donations threaten NGOs

How proposed changes to Australia's political donations threaten NGOs

Australian-operated INGOs fear that a current government inquiry into political donations could threaten their ability to receive overseas funding.

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Locals pitch in with Vanuatu relief effort

Locals pitch in with Vanuatu relief effort

Locals on Vanuatu's largest island are pulling together to help those fleeing an erupting volcano on the smaller island of Ambae.

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Renewable energy investors see opportunity in Puerto Rico's demolished grid

Renewable energy investors see opportunity in Puerto Rico's demolished grid

Some politicians and renewable energy investors see opportunity to re-invent the U.S. territory's grid as a storm-resistant network that relies more on local wind, solar, and batteries.

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Most countries lagging on health SDGs

Most countries lagging on health SDGs

Scientists warn that unless significant political and financial investments are made, many countries will not meet the health-related UN Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.

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A post-disaster map of Caribbean politics and aid status

A post-disaster map of Caribbean politics and aid status

Newcomers among relief workers, more familiar with the Middle East or sub-Saharan Africa, have had to master the map of the Caribbean quickly this hurricane season.

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Trump policy set to hinder war on polio in Pakistan

Trump policy set to hinder war on polio in Pakistan

The disease is holding on in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria where there is mistrust of the western governments who bankroll the vaccines.

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In Bangladesh, WHO hurries to thwart possible Rohingya refugee disease outbreak

In Bangladesh, WHO hurries to thwart possible Rohingya refugee disease outbreak

A mobile, constantly growing population already makes for a challenging health care delivery environment. Add monsoon rains, makeshift settlements without food, clean water, or latrines, and hilly ter...

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New push for funding for education in emergencies

New push for funding for education in emergencies

Education for children in emergencies got a major new push at the United Nations General Assembly, including securing new funding commitments from the European Union and Denmark, among others. Globall...

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7 biggest trends to emerge from Global Goals Week

7 biggest trends to emerge from Global Goals Week

While humanitarian agencies fight for safe passage and better opportunities for people fleeing conflict, a multinational consumer goods company might unveil its commitment to use digital payments, jus...

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