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John Eyers


Banking our aid: Australia's non-core funding to the Asian Development Bank and the World Bank

Over the last 10 years, around 15 per cent of the Australian aid budget was spent through two multilateral development banks (MDBs): the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the World Bank. Close to two-thirds of this was given as non-core funding (funding earmarked for a...
Literature review

Aid to fragile and conflict-affected countries: a review of the literature and Australia’s approach

Fragile states are those characterised by problems of weak governance or of conflict, internal or cross-border. They are also described, less crisply but more carefully, as countries in fragile and conflict-affected situations – hence the acronym used in this paper, FCA countries. For about a...