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Aid targets still to be met : the UK’s battle to make poverty history


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Abstract: The UK’s New Labour government has been among the most vocal in global discussions about eradicating poverty. The Conservative party, should it come into power in 2010, promises to keep up the efforts. The Trade Policy Unit was created in 2007 to improve coherence between the UK´s development and trade policies. Since the economic crisis, the Department for International Development (DFID) has continued to stress the fight against poverty, highlighting the benefits for donors and recipients. This article discusses UK's development policy.
Authors: Vaitilingam, R.
Country: United Kingdom
Category: General
End Page: 25
Serial number: 15
ISSN: [1874-2033]
Journal: The Broker
Keywords: aid financing , poverty , development policy , government , trade
Language: eng
Organization: The Broker
Year: 2009
Region: Europe
Right: © 2009 IDP. This article has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Unported license.
Subject: Development Cooperation General
Start Page: 22
Title: Aid targets still to be met : the UK’s battle to make poverty history