Foreign aid has always had a role in addressing environmental issues and in helping with natural disasters. In this animation we look at how aid works in relation to climate change.
Foreign aid to the social sectors, and the number of donors, has been quickly growing. For instance, since the 1990s, aid to health care has increased almost threefold to 12 billion US dollars.
We asked Wisdom Akpalu about the Sida-funded programme, and the role its graduates are now playing in Africa.
At the 4 June Stockholm ReCom results meeting renowned researchers, academics and politicians from the Global South and North, as well as high profile policy makers from donor recipient countries...
Despite massive potential investments, green energy is not up to speed in Africa. The reason is not the cost or durability of the technology but a financial factor—the cost of capital.