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Midterm report: Tanzania’s educational revolution needs investment | Global development | guardian.co.uk


Enrolment at primary schools nationwide has leapt from 59% in 2000 to 95.4% today, putting the impoverished country well on course to achieve the second millennium development goal (MDG) of primary school education for all by 2015… The progress has come with a lesson in the law of unintended consequences. Enrolment has grown so fast […]

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Egypt, Foreign Aid, and Pakistan


The recent uprising in Egypt has raised all kinds of questions about the relationship between the Western and middle-eastern governments and populations.  Among several others, the question of handling of aid from bi-lateral aid agencies such as USAID, DFID, and others has also come under scrutiny.  David Rieff, the analyst at TNR, was rather ruthless […]

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