International Development

Zambia Fires Minister Over Alleged Misuse of Funds

Zambian President Edgar Lungu fired Emerine Kabanshi as minister of community development and social welfare after donors including the U.K. and …

Tetra Tech awarded $21M contract by U.S. Agency for International Development

Tetra Tech (TTEK +0.3%) announced that the U.S. Agency for International Development has awarded Tetra a $21M single-award, five-year contract to …

Business

Six-day trek through Tanzania raises money for international development projects

An Edmonton woman who took part in a 100-kilometre trek across Tanzania to raise money for development projects says one memorable moment included …

Domestic Abuse

Why the BUILD Act Can’t and Won’t Achieve UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

As they continue to press for full Senate approval, proponents of a new U.S. International Development Finance Corporation, which would be …

Opinion

Iraq: UNHCR supports 130,000 Iraqis taking the first steps on the road to recovery, thanks to funds from the UK Department for International Development [EN/AR]

Source: UN High Commissioner for RefugeesCountry: Iraq<br>UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, completes a year-long series of activities this month, supporting …

UNHCR

Zimbabwean scholar wins prestigious Audrey Richards Prize - TIA

The Zimbabwean scholar Simukai Chigudu has been awarded the Audrey Richards Prize. This is a biennial award for the best doctoral thesis on Africa …

University of Oxford

See How Much You Know About U.S. Foreign Aid

Take this quiz to test your knowledge of the purposes, scale, and history of U.S. aid to the rest of the world.<p>At more than $40 billion per year, …

Foreign Aid

City of Dreams operator to delist from PSE

MANILA -- The operator of the City of Dreams casino resort said Monday it would voluntarily delist from the Philippine Stock Exchange and will offer …

Financial Regulation

IDA in retrospect : the first two decades of the International Development Association (English) | The World Bank

Details<p>Author EXT;<br>• Document Date 1982/08/31<br>• Document Type Publication<br>• Report Number 12689<br>• Volume No 1<br>• Total Volume(s) 1<br>• Country World;<br>• Region The World …

World Bank

Ms. Charlotte Petri Gornitzka of Sweden - Deputy Executive Director, Partnerships for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) | United Nations Secretary-General

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Charlotte Petri Gornitzka of Sweden as Assistant …

United Nations

Pacific region already feeling impact of climate change: Liberal senator

05/09/2018|11min<p>The implications of climate change are already starting to be felt by Pacific Island nations, according to the Assistant Minister for …

Australia

12 infrastructure projects pitched for China aid agency grants

China’s new aid agency was eyeing to provide grants to finance the feasibility studies for 12 infrastructure projects under the Duterte …

China

Morrison slammed for Pacific job change

Scott Morrison has been accused of sending the wrong message to Australia's Pacific neighbours by downgrading a job that focused on the region and …

Scott Morrison

BUZZ-Shares of Landing International slide, chairman still uncontactable

** Shares of Landing International Development Ltd slide as much as 8 percent after casino operator says it has no update on its missing chairman ** Co has been unable to contact Chairman Yang Zhihui since Thursday; close to half of its market value has been lost since last week ** A co spokeswoman …

World Politics

Chinese Casino Tycoon "Missing" As Stocks Plunge

Landing International Development said in a filing to the Hong Kong exchange Thursday that chairman Yang Zhihui could not be found.<p><b>Hong Kong, …

Hong Kong

US Agency for International Development awards Tetra Tech $650M contract

Tetra Tech (TTEK -0.5%) receives $650M contract from USAID, for land tenure and natural resource management.<p>USAID has awarded Tetra Tech the first …

Business

Dutton supporters offer mass resignations

22/08/2018|2min<p>Peter Dutton’s failed leadership challenge has sparked a wave of resignations from his frontbench supporters. Despite being asked to …

Australian News

Resignations offered from Dutton supporters

22/08/2018|4min<p>After maintaining a hold on the Prime Ministership by only seven votes, Malcolm Turnbull faces further turmoil with several government …

Australian News

Giving communities a voice

Share selection to:<p>Community engagement and participation are big buzzwords in health research these days. But communities, especially those …

Australian Universities

Ulrika Modéer Assumes Role Leading UNDP’s External Relations and Advocacy | UNDP

<b><br>New York, August 20 –</b> Ms. Ulrika Modéer officially began her role today as UNDP’s Assistant Administrator and Director of the Bureau of External …

Sustainable Development Goals

Record numbers of civilians and aid workers killed in 2018 – Council for International Development

A high number of civilians continue to be killed or injured by conflict, including civilian humanitarian personnel from International NGOs such as …

Africa

EPISODE 34: Aya Navon on Israeli social entrepreneurship and international development

Entrepreneurship

Ethiopia, UK sign GBP 115 million agreement

The governments of Ethiopia and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, acting though the Department for International Development (DfID), …

Great Britain

Britain's foreign aid budget will be used to help hurricane hit overseas territories, Penny Mordaunt says

Britain's foreign aid budget will be used to fund disaster relief for people devastated by hurricanes in the UK's overseas territories, the International Development Secretary has announced.<p>Last year the Government was forced to find £57million in additional funding to help overseas territories …

Foreign Aid

Delivering Life-Saving Sanitation Services in Gaza

Sewage pollution and water shortage are causing a serious emergency in Gaza, posing a threat to two million people, their health and the environment. …

Wastewater

Does the Canadian foreign affairs apparatus allow room for dissent?

Is the The Canadian Council for International Co-operation (CCIC) really an independent voice or cheerleaders pretending to be independent of the …

Foreign Policy

Ethiopia:Ministry Launches 700m Br Family Planning Project

[Addis Fortune] Ministry of Health launched a family planning project last week worth 700 million Br, funded by the United Kingdom's Department for …

Family Planning

Aid sector sex abuse 'endemic' : British MPs

Sexual exploitation is endemic across the international aid sector, which is delusional about its efforts to tackle the problem, a British …

NGOs

China Power International Development Ltd (2380.HK)

World Politics

Taiwan shares higher at close of trade; Taiwan Weighted up 0.59%

Taiwan shares higher at close of trade; Taiwan Weighted up 0.59%<p>Investing.com – Taiwan equities were higher at the close on Friday, as gains in the …

Stock Markets