‘International development’ is a loaded term. It’s time for a rethink | Jennifer Lentfer

Our organisation was formed 30 years ago to share ideas on making the poor richer. Now a new mindset has led the organisation to change its name

People would always give me a quizzical look. “And what is that, exactly?” they would ask, if brave enough to reveal their naiveté about what was to become the next decades of my life.

“Well, it’s the study of how to help poor countries become richer,” I would explain of my choice to study international development.

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Poverty porn vs empowerment: The best and worst aid videos of 2016

An expert panel has decided which are the most compelling – and cringeworthy – fundraising videos of the year

It’s that time of year again when aid fundraising videos are given one of two mighty titles: one they want, and one they probably don’t.

With more than 3,100 votes cast in the last week, the Golden Radiator and Rusty Radiator awards were tonight given to the best and worst aid ads of 2016.

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