overseas aid

New figures from the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) show that global aid fell in 2011 for the first time in 14 years. The cut of nearly 3% will impede progress in reducing poverty and cost children's lives.
Cut through a wattle forest, the dirt track to Lupembe does not afford the visitor from Europe an easy ride. From the nearest
This week, hundreds of the globe's greatest brains descended on Oxford for the Skoll World Forum, which annually celebrates social entrepreneurship, and this year set out to discuss how we can seize momentum to drive change. As I mingled with other attendees over drinks in the Ashmolean museum, I was asked repeatedly by non-Brits, "what's the big news in the UK right now?". I found myself, much to my embarrassment and their hilarity, attempting to explain what a pasty is, and why the entire country is talking about them, and then why our newspapers are covered in photos of queues of cars outside Esso garages.
The UK should abandon its commitment to raise overseas aid by another 37% to meet a United Nations target amid painful spending
The Government has been urged to drop its drive for increasing aid to help developing foreign countries by a group of Lords
We need to take the proof that aid works out to our communities, and we need to show our politicians and media the full story when it comes to aid and development. We need to argue that aid can work wonders - when it's spent well.
The rapid expansion of Britain's international aid programme has left it increasingly exposed to corruption and fraud, the
You would forgive most coalition ministers for being jealous of Andrew Mitchell. The International Development Secretary
Britain could cut the aid to the governments of countries that persecute homosexuals, the Department for International Development