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About Alison Evans

Alison Evans is director of programmes for the poverty and public policy group of the Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

Articles by Alison Evans

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Clare Sambrook

Clare Sambrook, investigative journalist, co-edits Shine a Light.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Four immediate responses to Phil Vernon

Phil Vernon asks if overseas development aid is working. This is a good moment, he argues, to take a step back and ask ourselves whether we would call today’s aid policy and practise successful in providing sufficient impetus to overcome the strong forces worldwide that keep people poor. Four immediate replies…

Too little, too late? The UN and the global financial crisis

A major summit on the impact of the "great recession" on the developing world is an opportunity for the United Nations to take a lead in a critical area, say Alison Evans & Dirk Willem te Velde.

Financing development: from Monterrey to Doha

The global summit in Doha on paying for aid and development takes place amid a worldwide economic recession. All the more reason for visionary thinking and bold action, say Alison Evans & Simon Maxwell.

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