Opinion / DT 7 / 2009

Global crises, tiny aid: Why is aid still so important?

A reflection on what aid can and cannot do. The evidence points to long-term concentration as the most effective approach, yet aid is increasingly integrated into large global political objectives, like slowing deforestation and mitigating climate change. Norad’s chief ponders on the chances of success.
Poul Engberg-Pedersen

Poul Engberg-Pedersen is Director General of Norad.

 

 

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