2013 – will the UK deliver transparency? – Tearfund's Policy Blog

November 16, 2012 By Graham Gordon Exports of African oil and minerals totalled around $333 billion in 2010, nearly 7 times the $48 billion of international aid given to the continent.[1] However, such wealth often provides little benefit to the people living in these countries due to opaque systems that facilitate corruption. In a world… Continue reading 2013 – will the UK deliver transparency? – Tearfund's Policy Blog

Do global partnerships work? – Tearfund's Policy Blog

November 19, 2012 By Sue Yardley Five years on from the launch of ‘Sanitation and Water for All’ – which is a global partnership to increase the political and financial priority on water, sanitation and hygiene –  and I’ve just been with 100+ other participants from around the world to take a bit of a… Continue reading Do global partnerships work? – Tearfund's Policy Blog

Reform in sunny places – do we have a window of opportunity? – Tearfund's Policy Blog

November 29, 2012 By melissalawson What do you think when you hear of the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, the Turks and Caicos Islands?  Some may think of exotic holiday destinations.  Accountants may think of good job prospects.  Others may think of great places to avoid paying tax. What do I think?  I think… Continue reading Reform in sunny places – do we have a window of opportunity? – Tearfund's Policy Blog

The World is Watching – Tearfund's Policy Blog

November 13, 2012 By Andy Wilson Today Tearfund’s Unearth the Truth campaign has joined forces with Friends of the Earth and Publish What You Pay members to publish an advert in the Financial Times reminding European leader that the world is watching. Publish What You Pay advert appearing in the Financial Times 13 Nov 2012… Continue reading The World is Watching – Tearfund's Policy Blog