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Lawyers the only ones who provide pro bono? Not likely…

Upon reading a blog article today, I was surprised to note the perception of the author that law firms are the only organisations to undertake pro bono work. What could be further from the truth? Although it’s probably fair to … Continue reading

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Trade Out of Poverty

There is an extremely strong argument that alleviating poverty and improving living standards in developing nations is best achieved through economic stimulation and trade, rather than international aid (though the latter remains important in the meantime). “Trade Out of Poverty” … Continue reading

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Making aid more effective: the role of the private sector

To us, Peter Davis hits the nail on the head. A research fellow at ODI’s private sector and markets programme, Peter argues in a short but persuasive article that the private sector is key to aid effectiveness. Indeed, the message is aligned … Continue reading

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