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Global issues: development assistance, humanitarian aid, military aid, debt forgiveness, and control of international institutions such as the World Bank

This section of Hunger Notes includes

Development Assistance

A new UN body to combat global malnutrition? Elena L. Pasquini Devex October 14, 2014 

Humanitarian assistance including food aid

The humanitarian economy: Where is all the money going? Christian Els and Nils Carstensen IRIN News July 1, 2015 S

Funding of local and national humanitarian actors Christian Els and Nils Carstensen Local to Global Protection May 2015 (16 p. PDF)

Aid agencies pour into Nepal and then what? Kristy Siegfried IRIN News April 29, 2015

Does community-driven aid need a makeover?  Obinna Anyadike IRIN News April 27, 2015 

What refugees really think of aid agencies Louise Redvers IRIN News March 5, 2015

UN says there is unprecented demand for food aid Associated Press  Washington Post September 23, 2014

The future of food aid Jaspreet Kindra IRIN News July 26, 2013

Military aid and other elements of developed country influence and the political interests and issues behind them

Pentagon set to open second drone base in Niger as it expands operations in Africa Craig Whitlock Washington Post September 1, 2014 Military footprints in the Sahara (graphic) Washington Post September 1, 2014 U.S. carries out counter-terrorism strike in Somalia Craig Whitlock Washington Post September 1, 2014 See Hunger Notes special report on foreign aid

Debt and development

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