Development policy

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Swiss emergency stocks on the expense of the poor

The new draft of the National Economic Supply Act endorses the funding of Switzerland's mandatory stocks through taxes on imports of products from other countries, including the poorest ones.
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PPDP: controversial rather than coherent

Win-win – everyone benefits. That is the promise held out by the closing of ranks between State and private sector. Alliance Sud looks at the stumbling blocks.
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PPDPs: Government-subsidized client hunting

Public-private development partnerships are becoming increasingly popular. The Swiss Government too in its message on International Cooperation 2013-2016 called for increased collaboration with multinational corporations. This raises questions.