ONE Campaign Calls On Australia To Refocus Aid Goals, Allocate More To Poorest Countries
The Guardian: Australia under pressure to boost aid spending on poorest countries
“Less than one-quarter of Australia’s aid money is going to the world’s poorest nations, new analysis by aid organization ONE has revealed. … Nearly all jurisdictions received a cut to funding, as outlined in the 2014-15 May budget, but sub-Saharan Africa received one of the largest cuts, losing 70 percent of its funding. Aid group ONE wants donor countries like Australia to adopt new goals for next week’s [Financing for Development] aid conference in Ethiopia…” (Medhora, 7/8).