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Capacity4dev Team created a new Article 27 May 2009
Donors are too cautious in rallying behind new aid modalities when implementing their Paris commitments on aid effectiveness, says David Booth and colleagues in a series of studies from the UK's Overseas Development Institute.
The European Commission's support to Transparency International's Advocacy and Legal Advice Centres provides an encouraging example of capacity building of civil society organisations and an imaginative approach to how citizens can play an active role in the fight against corruption.
"Know where your dough is!" is the catchy refrain of this serious-minded jingle. Dominican Republic civil society groups, with support from the European Commission, have come together around a colourful campaign that urges citizens to press their local authorities to spend national cash on the things that matter to them.
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Jacques PERROT
30 September 2010

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When the children of Inyima in southeast Nigeria began to fall sick and die, villagers were horrified to learn that their own poor hygiene practices had contaminated the community’s drinking water, causing a deadly diarrhoea outbreak.
Having managed to slip away briefly from her household chores, Joyce Mtenje sits at a wooden desk in a district resource centre in Malawi, flipping through the pages of “The Nation” newspaper. She's taking advantage of an EU-funded centre that's about to transform to a Malawian institution.
Gemma Pinol-Puig uploaded a new Document 16 May 2011
Gemma Pinol-Puig uploaded a new Document 16 May 2011