The Millennium Development Goals and Beyond: International Assistance to the Asia-Pacific

The Millennium Development Goals and Beyond: International Assistance to the Asia-Pacific

by Simon Feeny, Matthew Clarke


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This book examines how international aid donors and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) can assist countries in the Asia-Pacific region achieve the Millennium Development Goals. The book examines the progress countries have made towards the MDGs and highlights the need to tailor the goals to individual country circumstances.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230224438
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 03/12/2009
Series: Rethinking International Development series
Edition description: 2009
Pages: 209
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

SIMON FEENY is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Economics, Finance and Marketing at RMIT University, Australia. He was formerly employed by the University of Melbourne and is a former intern of the United Nations University's World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER). He has undertaken work for a number of international institutions and agencies.

MATTHEW CLARKE is a Senior Lecturer and Course Director of the International and Community Development postgraduate program at Deakin University, Australia. In addition to research and writing, Dr Clarke regularly undertakes evaluation of community development interventions in southeast Asia for various private and public aid agencies.

Table of Contents

PARTI The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in the Asia-Pacific: An Introduction The Role of Foreign Aid in Achieving the MDGs The Role of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in Achieving the MDGs PART II Achieving the MDGs in Papua New Guinea: A Focus on Governance Achieving the MDGs in Cambodia: Improving Aid Efficiency Achieving the MDGs in the Solomon Islands: Development Goals in a Post-Conflict Environment Achieving the MDGs in Thailand: What Role for Donors in a High Achieving Middle Income Country PART III Conclusion and the Way Forward

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