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Development Aid Is Driven by Politics, Not a Desire to Alleviate Poverty

> Transnational Institute, Dec 2005 (...)

This article takes a critical look at aid which is based on ’Market Fundamentalism’, looking particularly at the effects this had on states in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. The author questions the real motives behind government aid programs, arguing that it is often intended to facilitate trade relations and investment, as oposed to specifically alieviating poverty. The article concludes by proposing a plan of "coherence and democratisation" to overcome this.  read

date of on-line publication : 16 December 2005

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