DFW Takes a summer break
Development Finance Watch is taking a break over the (European) summer holidays! We'll be back on September 7 with all the latest news, opinions and reports.
BlogThe unexpected Mozambican debt crisis: illegitimate debt back on the international agenda
Mozambique’s default on commercial loans worth US$2bn has triggered the latest - and arguably most shocking - African debt crisis in recent times. While nearly all African countries suffer from low commodity prices and rising credit costs, the Mozambican case is unusual in that it reveals how easily the new development finance paradigm, centred on private capital, can go wrong.
Blog The OECD DAC's proposed aid rules: a worse crunch still to come? With the summer upon us, we urge donors not to lose sight of the big picture. If a quick resolution comes at the cost of development impact – and maybe even the credibility of the whole ODA measure – then that’s too high a price to pay. When it comes to the crunch, the only thing driving these decisions should be the priorities of people living in poverty – not a short-sighted drive to maximise ODA credit.
Eurodad: Grants, Finance & Office Manager (Maternity cover Nov 2017 - Oct 2018)
You will lead a team charged with ensuring that Eurodad remains well funded, that grants, finances human and other resources are managed effectively, and that the organisation continues to develop. Application deadline: 21 August.
Read more and apply here.Oxfam: Gender Media Officer
Eurodad member, Oxfam, is looking for a Gender Media Officer (flexible location, major city in South or Southeast Asia). The successful applicant will have 6+ years’ experience in media and a proven record of focusing on women’s rights in their communications.