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The Trouble with Data in International Aid Projects

Second in a series by Alexandra Noble (LBJ MGPS Student) covering her internship at InterAction. A major challenge of international development is the lack of data on what actually works. It is often hard to know the long-term benefits produced by aid projects, but data is changing that. Our conception of the trajectory and gains that have been […]

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Global Policy Studies & International Security International Development Summer Internships

Collaboration in International Development

First in a series by Alexandra Noble (LBJ MGPS Student) covering her internship at InterAction. One of the challenges of international development is the fragmented nature in which it takes place. Since it is difficult for international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) to communicate with one another on the ground, there is often duplication of projects and wasted resources. […]