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ODI on the new UK aid strategy

Articles and blogs | 27 November 2015 | Gideon Rabinowitz, Andrew Rogerson, Dirk Willem te Velde, Sara Pantuliano, Joanna Rea
Our experts' responses to the new UK aid strategy announced this week.
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Block the borders, fuel the crisis

Articles and blogs | 25 November 2015 | Clare Cummings
The decision by several European countries to close their borders to migrants who cannot prove Syrian, Afghan or Iraqi nationality will only fuel the crisis.
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How clean is clean coal?

Articles and blogs | 16 November 2015 | Ilmi Granoff and Sam Pickard
Despite what the coal industry says, there are cheaper and cleaner options than 'advanced coal'.
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The private sector is so hot right now

Articles and blogs | 9 November 2015 | Paddy Carter
The case for using aid to subsidise private investment in developing countries, especially infrastructure, even though there is not much evidence that it has a direct impact on poverty.
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