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The Indian Ocean Tsunami and Tourism

Comment | 5 January 2005 | Caroline Ashley

'The tsunami inundated some prime tourism destinations. Reconstruction of hotels is underway, but will the poor workers and entrepreneurs be able to participate? This Opinion argues that strategies for pro-poor tourism are needed to enable the livelihoods...

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Learning from the Indian Ocean Disaster

Comment | 3 January 2005 | Edward Clay

'The World-wide public attention and political shock waves from the Tsunami provide a brief moment of opportunity in which the international community can address weaknesses in the way it supports the efforts of developing countries and their...

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Can more aid be spent in Africa?

Comment | 2 January 2005 | Paolo de Renzio

'Double aid to halve poverty' looks likely to be the catchphrase of 2005. We will hear it from Tony Blair's Africa Commission, from the UN Millennium Project in New York, and from Gordon Brown and other advocates of an International Financing...

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