Coherent approach needed to overseas aid

Policy coherence and alleviating hunger are the primary objectives of Minister of State for Overseas Development, Peter Power.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
9th May, 2009

Policy coherence and alleviating hunger are the primary objectives of Minister of State for Overseas Development, Peter Power.

Power, who was appointed to the role last year, said he had established the first interdepartmental committee aimed at having a ‘‘broad coherent policy’’ and a ‘‘whole of government approach to development’’.

The move is aimed at ensuring that trade, agriculture and migration policies do not undermine the work...

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