Volume 8, Issue 4

September 2011

Utilizing the Strengths of Northern and Southern NGOs for Effective Collaboration

Utilizing the Strengths of Northern and Southern NGOs for Effective Collaboration

Many challenges face the progress of non-government organizations (NGOs) in developing countries. A pertinent factor is the relationship between Northern NGOs and Southern NGOs (SNGO). In implementing successful development policies there is much debate about which organizations have more legitimacy....

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Battling Inefficient Food Aid in Post-Conflict-Ridden Communities: Conditional Cash Transfers as an Alternative

Battling Inefficient Food Aid in Post-Conflict-Ridden Communities: Conditional Cash Transfers as an Alternative

Due to budget cuts stemming from the economic recession, many international aid organizations and donor countries are forced to discontinue or downsize aid programs in developing countries. In post-conflict-ridden communities such as those in the Aceh province of Indonesia, people are faced with the...

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Education in Senegal: An Evaluation of Food for Education as Interventions for Social Development

Education in Senegal: An Evaluation of Food for Education as Interventions for Social Development

In order to support and sustain efforts in economic development, the developing world must confront the larger task of addressing social development. By investing in its own human capital through education, a community stands a better chance of sustaining and improving upon progress made in other development...

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Conditional Cash Transfers: Taking ‘a hand up, not a hand out’ from theory to implementation

Conditional Cash Transfers: Taking ‘a hand up, not a hand out’ from theory to implementation

Whether it is people who are shopping based on what coupons they have, to car insurance companies giving better rates for better drivers, economic incentives dictate many of the actions in our lives. Based on this logic, is it possible to use economic incentives to make a meaningful impact on poverty?...

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