Category: Aid and Finance

Adequate resourcing is needed for states to fulfil Human Rights obligations

On the eve of the international Human Rights Day, this blog highlights the necessity for adequate financing to ensure that human rights can become a reality for everyone. Education is a fundamental human right for everyone. Yet this right is still not a reality for millions and is violated every…

Why we need to fund African research and education researchers

African researchers are often unable to provide data and evidence to inform global education debates and decision-making due to the immense financial challenges they face. Evidence shows that expertise from the African continent tends to be neglected and undervalued in favour of research and researchers elsewhere.

Educational aid as slavery and colonialism relic

In a West African university in the early-1960s, unthinkingly and unashamedly I presented my students with the information and ideas that I had absorbed during my postgraduate studies in the UK.