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Development aid

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MEDC
More Economically Development Country
LEDC
Less Economically Development Country
Participatory
seeks to engage local populations in development projects
Sustainable
Meet the needs of the present generation, without having a negative impact on future generations. Benefits should be social, economic and environmental (SEE)
Empowerment
The process of becoming stronger and more confident, especially in controlling one's life and claiming one's rights.
Socially sustainable aspect of Send a Cow
Milk can prevent malnutrition
Manure
Cow product that can be used to help grow crops
Calves and milk
Can be sold to increase income for a family
Send a Cow
An example of a sustainable development project
Top-down aid
When an organisation or government receives the aid and decides where it should be spent
Bottom-up aid
Aid that works by helping the local people first with services such as basic health care, clean drinking water and education
Bilateral aid
When aid is given by one country directly to another
Multilateral aid
Government foreign aid from several states that goes through a third party, such as the UN or World Bank
NGO
Non-governmental organization
Emergency aid
Help given to communities in a time of disaster or crisis, e.g food during a famine or shelter after an earthquake
Tied aid
Assistance given by one country to another that requires the receiving country to buy goods and services from the donor country
Appropriate aid
Know-how and equipment that are suited to the basic conditions in the receiving country
Sustainable aid
Aid that is long term and focuses on helping future generations, e.g. helping farmers by investing in irrigation as opposed to giving food