Developing Asia needs expertise, not just traditional aid

The future of aid, how aid agencies need to evolve and the impact of Australia's foreign aid cuts are among the hot topics on the first day of the Australasian Aid Conference. Devex brings you the highlights from Canberra.

About the author

  • Alys Francis

    Alys Francis is a freelance journalist covering development and other news in South Asia for international media outlets. Based in India, she travels widely around the region and has covered major events, including national elections in India and Nepal. She is interested in how technology is aiding development and rapidly altering societies.