Posts Tagged ‘aid’
African governments signing away water rights for decades
African governments signing away water rights for decades

By Mike Shanahan A paper published today by IIED warns that African governments are signing away water rights for decades with insufficient regard for how this will affect millions of local users, including fishing, farming and pastoralist communities. The water rights often feature in the growing number of large land deals that governments are signing […]

African governments signing away water rights for decades
African governments signing away water rights for decades

By Mike Shanahan A paper published today by IIED warns that African governments are signing away water rights for decades with insufficient regard for how this will affect millions of local users, including fishing, farming and pastoralist communities. The water rights often feature in the growing number of large land deals that governments are signing […]

Can aid salvage US-Pak relations?
Can aid salvage US-Pak relations?

By Syed Mohammad Ali Its internal implications, apart from the memogate scandal has led to the appointment of a new Pakistani ambassador to the US, who has just taken charge of her responsibilities in Washington, at a time when relations between the two countries are severely strained. Last year was a particularly difficult one for […]