The Asia Pacific Region – Finding Canadian links
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The Asia Pacific Region – Finding Canadian links

By: Syed Sajjadur Rahman I recently appeared before the Canadian Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade to speak about the Asia-Pacific region. The following is a summary of my opening remarks. Asia Pacific represents the fastest growing region of the world and is becoming increasingly influential in determining global economic trends. Canada … Continue reading

What difference does Norwegian aid make?
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What difference does Norwegian aid make?

A new report from ITAD, in association with the Chr. Michelsen Institute, commissioned by the Evaluation Department at Norad, has generated a lot of discussion. The report asks “Can we demonstrate the difference that Norwegian aid makes to the lives of poor people in developing countries?” and concludes that no, it’s not possible to effectively measure this change.  Read … Continue reading