Fatal Conceit : A Conference on Aid Effectiveness?

Thursday, September 04, 2008  

Despite growing and weary evidence to the contrary that Aid is panacea to development, there are many self-delusory bureaucrats (whose livelihoods depend on such myths) who continue to promote the joke that aid will one day deliver. To some of them, the reason for failure is because there are too many independent donor management structures. Others like Oxfam want aid channeled through governments instead of private corporations.

A UN  IRIN story has more…..