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Independent review of aid effectiveness

Release Date: 29-Apr-2011

In February, we made a submission to the Independent review of aid effectiveness -highlighting (1) the potential for dominance of national interest agendas such as trade and investment policy and energy security in Australia’s aid program to directly and indirectly shift the institutional objectives of Australia’s aid program away from achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs); and (2) the need for the Australian government to have a clear framework and strategy to guide the aid funding it channels through the World Bank Group (WB) the Asian Development Bank (ADB).