Monthly Archives: May 2012

Is improved the same as safe? Meeting the millennium target for drinking water, or not

In the UNICEF and World Health Organization’s March 2012 report, Progress on Drinking Water and Sanitation, Ban Ki-moon announced that “as of 2010, the target for drinking water has been met”. However, according to a report from the BBC last … Continue reading

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Is aid to middle-income countries really wrong?

The House of Commons International Development Committee published its report on European Union development aid spending last week. The report is pretty sensible, highlighting some real concerns, some failures, as well as the successes and positives of EU development assistance. … Continue reading

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