Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa

Category: Social Sciences
Author: Dambisa Moyo, Niall Ferguson
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by azinman2   2018-01-07
> It is not as if European countries sending foreign aid to Africa is some hugely novel and experimental concept. It is well-understood how to do good in Africa and the Danish would be more competent than most at the job.

Actually it’s not well understood at all, and whatever lessons we think we’ve learned aren’t normally applied as aid is emotional and not rational [1]

[1] https://www.amazon.com/Dead-Aid-Working-Better-Africa/dp/037...