Policy

  • Development Assistance

    ONE’s Analysis of the G20 Communiqué

    After difficult negotiations, the G20 summit yielded potentially significant gains to the world’s poorest countries.

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  • Development Assistance

    Africans Speak Out

    If you really want to know what Africans – leaders, policy makers and aid beneficiaries — think about aid and what many Africans working on the ground to improve the lives of poor people think about Ms. Moyo’s prescriptions, read these comments.

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  • Development Assistance

    The Facts About Dead Aid by Dambisa Moyo

    Dead Aid, a new book by economist Dambisa Moyo, claims that aid is the cause of all of Africa’s problems. While ONE has never argued that development assistance is a panacea, the facts are clear that targeted aid does have a positive role to play in promoting development in the poorest countries – especially at this time of global economic crisis.

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  • Development Assistance

    Final 2008 Development Assistance to Sub-Saharan Africa

    Report of the 2008 Development Assistance to Sub-Saharan Africa.

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  • Development Assistance

    A Fiscal Stimulus for Sub-Saharan Africa

    New research commissioned by ONE found that investing $50 billion in a stimulus package for Africa would have benefits for both Africa and the rest of the world.

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  • Development Assistance

    ONE Policy Recommendations for the G20 London Summit

    G20 leaders must include the poorest in any global solution to the current crisis, both because they will be hardest hit and because their economic growth can be part of the long term solution.

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  • HIV/AIDS and Other Infectious Diseases

    U.S. Efforts to Fight Global Malaria

    U.S. malaria funding goes through two main streams – the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and the President’s Malaria Initiative – and some additional money is channeled through other bilateral programs.

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  • Development Assistance

    The Third High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness

    Aid works best where it supports local activities and initiatives, is prompt and predictable, and builds local accountability for its use. The Paris Declaration agreed at the Second High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in 2005 set out a growing consensus on what is necessary for aid to be most effective.

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  • Development Assistance

    The African Growth and Opportunity Act

    One of the most important tools in the fight against poverty is trade. The Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) is one way in which the U.S. has worked to open its markets to African producers.

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  • HIV/AIDS and Other Infectious Diseases

    U.S. Funding for Global AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria PEPFAR and Beyond

    The President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) was announced by President Bush in his 2003 State of the Union Address as a five-year, $15 billion initiative to combat global HIV/AIDS. It was reauthorized in 2008 for up to $39 billion to fight HIV/AIDS. PEPFAR is the largest international health initiative in history dedicated to fighting a single disease.

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