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Africa highlights: Tanzania 'demands $190bn from mining firm', HIV 'under control' in Swaziland

Africa highlights: Tanzania 'demands $190bn from mining firm', HIV 'under control' in Swaziland

The food crisis in north-eastern Nigeria is expected to deteriorate between now and the end of August, moving the country closer to famine, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has warned.

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FSM court orders refugees to be freed

FSM court orders refugees to be freed

A court in the Federated States of Micronesia has ordered the government to free four Nepalese refugees who have been detained on Pohnpei.

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Events preview: This week in development cooperation

Events preview: This week in development cooperation

Some of the most noteworthy events on Development Cooperation for the week starting July 25:

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Migrant abuse in Libya drives African children across sea to Europe - U.N.

Migrant abuse in Libya drives African children across sea to Europe - U.N.

"The situation for migrants (in Libya) is very dangerous ... there is an extreme level of violence at the hands of kidnappers"

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In most disaster-prone region, climate change to have devastating effects, ADB report warns

In most disaster-prone region, climate change to have devastating effects, ADB report warns

As climate change deniers are influencing global policies for some developed countries, including the United States and Australia, developing nations in Asia and the Pacific are already living with it...

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Aid allocation within countries: does it go to areas left behind?

Aid allocation within countries: does it go to areas left behind?

This ODI report presents new analysis on the relationship between aid allocation and sub-national estimates of poverty in four countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Honduras and Nigeria.

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A feminist approach to international assistance

A feminist approach to international assistance

Canada is placing women and girls at the heart of its international assistance efforts, says Minister of International Development Marie-Claude Bibeau.

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'Change or die': aid charities told to stop competing for funds or face extinction

'Change or die': aid charities told to stop competing for funds or face extinction

As global power and resources shift away from traditional bastions, researchers warn that major aid organisations will be sidelined by 2030 unless they change tack.

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Making our vision a reality through complex systems thinking

Making our vision a reality through complex systems thinking

The Start Network is attempting to more away from linear solutions to solutions that reflect the complexity of the humanitarian system. In order to do this, it is seeking input from the humanitarian s...

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The people in the pictures

The people in the pictures

Debates about the visual representations of global poverty have been going on for many years, yet the experiences and views of those featured have been notably absent. The People in the Pictures: vita...

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