DT 20 / 2005

Danes lose confidence in Mozambican authorities

 
Denmark is deeply sceptical of Mozambican authorities’ capacity to handle aid money channelled through the education sector. An unannounced spot check of Zambezi provincial authorities’ accounts, carried out by Danish Embassy officials earlier this year, first raised the suspicions of widespread irregularities in the management of Danish aid funds.
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Not final yet. Wrangling continues over G8 debt relief plan

 
When the G8 countries launched their debt relief plan at the Gleneagles Summit in Scotland last summer, there had not been much consultation with the rest of the donor community. The G8 countries simply expected the other donors to follow suit and pay their share of the costs.
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Breakthrough likely for Plan Sweden, but not until next year

 
Foundations are now eligible for Sida multi-year aid grants. This is the result of a long-awaited decision on the criteria for “framework NGO" funding.
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