Canadian aid, whose priorities?
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Canadian aid, whose priorities? a study of the relations between non-governmental organizations, business and the needs of Latin America.

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Published by Distributed by the Latin American Working Group in Toronto .
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  • Canadian International Development Agency.,
  • Economic assistance, Canadian -- Latin America,
  • Technical assistance, Canadian -- Latin America

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ContributionsLatin American Working Group (Toronto, Ont.)
LC ClassificationsHC125 C316
The Physical Object
Pagination61 p.
Number of Pages61
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19466246M

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  In recent years, Canada has not made significant advances on either, despite many high-profile initiatives from the Harper government’s Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Initiative to the current feminist aid policy. Instead, the Canadian government continues to rejig its aid priorities every few years, abandoning its old ones in its pursuit. Canadian aid requires analytical “rethinking” at four differ - ent levels, which this book addresses to varying degrees. First, we undertake a collective rethinking of the foundations of Canadian aid, including both its normative underpinnings — an altruistic desire to reduce poverty and inequality and achieve greater social justice, aFile Size: 5MB. On , Minister Bibeau launched an important and historic international assistance policy review process. The review process was conducted through a series of in-person consultations, as well as through an online consultation, based on six priorities put forward in a discussion paper posted on Global Affairs Canada’s web portal.   As we move forward, no matter whose platform gets Canadians’ vote on Octo conversations must be grounded in research on the effectiveness of Canadian international assistance and move away from a reliance on the notion that more aid is good and that more aid would result in a positive international reputation.

  Aid as a percentage of GNI for Canada, France, the U.K. and the U.S. David Webster. Canadian aid has moved through new policies and new priorities over . In , the government abolished the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), which had been Canada’s flagship foreign aid agency for decades, and transferred its functions to the newly renamed Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Developmen. In the few years that preceded its demise, the now-defunct Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) had been cited as one of the poorest international performers in fragmentation and policy coherence. In a paper, William Easterly and Tobias Pfutze ranked Canada in the bottom 20th percentile for aid fragmentation among the largest 40 bilateral and multilateral donors. development. Despite CIDA’s focus on aid effectiveness, the current framework does not fully capture Canada’s international commitments to aid effectiveness and is insufficient as a basis and rationale for key policy changes in Canadian aid. Moreover, the focus on aid effectiveness only captures a small part of Canada’s engagement withFile Size: 1MB.