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Gates Attacks Outdated UN Food Agencies

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Bill Gates, the Microsoft founder turned philanthropist, has broken a taboo in the development community by publicly accusing UN agencies of allowing infighting and inefficiency to undermine the battle against hunger.

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(UK) New Initiative Launched to Help Donors Find Effective Charities

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Sir Stuart (chief of Britain’s voluntary sector trade body, the NCVO) was on fine baronial form, teasing an audience gathered for the launch of a new global organisation designed to champion rational enquiry into charity performance, The Social Impact Analysts Association (SIAA).

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The Busan Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation Have Now Been Established

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After extended negotiations, 18 sherpas elected to represent a wide group of stakeholders reached agreement on the Busan Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation.

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Civil Society Fight for Transparency of Aid as the Busan High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness Approaches

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Three weeks before the Fourth High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in Busan, South Korea, civil society organizations don’t hide their disappointment about the expected results of the gathering.

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Transparency Key to Aid Effectiveness, European Parliament Emphasizes in New Report

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On 25 October a welcome development came as aid transparency was included in the European Parliament’s report on aid effectiveness.

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