Fed up with UK aid being frittered away? Here are 19 things it should really be spent on...
David Cameron will meet fellow world leaders at the G7 conference in Germany. There he has an opportunity to quadruple the reach of British and global aid without spending an extra penny.
To do so, he must convince the G7 – representing the biggest global donors – to get serious about focusing on the smartest ways to spend aid money. In short, he needs to persuade them that the United Nations’ unwieldy list of 169 proposed “Sustainable Development Goals” needs to be slashed to just 19 effective development investments, covering three broad areas: people, planet and prosperity.