The AidData Blog: The First Tranche

July 20, 2016-- On Monday, the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan For Aids Relief (PEPFAR),  announced the provisional winners of its $85 million DREAMS innovation challenge to reduce HIV/AIDS rates among adolescent girls and women in sub-Saharan African countries.

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The 2016 Summer Fellows in Williamsburg, VA before departing to eight countries to support geospatial analysis and projects.

Various global aid and development organizations across the globe recently welcomed sixteen American students to serve as AidData Summer Fellows for 2016. Now in its fourth year,

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Despite notable successes, the 2000-2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDG) agenda is widely criticized for failing to systematically track progress or to include the poorest of the poor and most vulnerable in pursuit of global progress. Through our Financing the SDGs methodology, widget and forthcoming series of analytical papers,

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Seventeen goals to transform our world, the Sustainable Development Goals, aka the SDGs, aka the Global Goals, encompass 169 targets and 230 indicators, and come with a price tag of $3-5 trillion per year.

Now that the world has agreed on 17 goals, 169 targets and 230 indicators for the SDGs, the dialogue is shifting towards the “price tag” the SDGs come with. Estimates on this abound,

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Editor's Note: In a recent installment of the AidData Working Paper series, "Does Foreign Aid Fuel Trust," researchers Dr. Alexandra D'Onofrio and Dr. Giuseppe Maggio hypothesize that foreign aid has a demonstrative impact on a commonly considered proxy of social capital and determinant of future growth: trust. In this guest post,

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After a nominating process with 117 student submissions, the AidData Center for Development Policy is pleased to announce our AidData Summer Fellows class of 2016. This year’s 16 fellows will assist host organizations in Bangladesh, Ghana, Nepal, Peru, Philippines, Senegal, Thailand, and Uganda.

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