Id has been largely ineffective in promoting development in Africa Discuss.

In the past 60 years Africa has received over $ 1 trillion of development-related aid from rich countries. Yet real per-capita income today is lower than it was in the 1970s, and more than 50% of the population -over 350 million people -live on less than a dollar a day, a figure that has nearly
doubled in two decades. Assessing the impact of aid on Africaas development (past and future) is controversial as there is a lack of agreement among donors, practitioners, policy makers, and academics.

Recommended Reading

A® Cammack, D. (2007) a?The logic of African neopatrimonialism: What role for donors?a
Development Policy Review, vol. 25, no. 5, pp.599-614

A® Moyo, Dambisa. (2005) Dead Aid. London : Penguin. Chapter 4 a?Aid is not Workinga, vol. 29, no.
47.

A® Podcast with Binyavanga Wainaina: The Ethics of Aid: One Kenyanas Perspectivea

Additional Readings

Alesina, A. and Dollar, D. (1998) a?Who gives foreign aid to whom and why?a. Working Paper 6612,
National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, Mass. USA depp/reader/protected/external/AbstractView/S9780191537769

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