Despite modest growth, Kiwi aid not put on backburner

Unlike its neighbor Australia, which has conducted massive cuts across its development assistance budget, New Zealand has kept its aid program intact. But a closer look shows that the latest increases, while welcome, are more modest than they seem.

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  • Anna Patricia Valerio

    Anna Patricia Valerio is a former Manila-based development analyst who focused on writing innovative, in-the-know content for senior executives in the international development community. Before joining Devex, Patricia wrote and edited business, technology and health stories for BusinessWorld, a Manila-based business newspaper.