Rethinking Foreign Aid

Foreign aid administration badly needs an overhaul

The issue of foreign aid is once again in the news as the international development select committee has blamed the global spread of Ebola on spending cuts made by the British government. Meanwhile, in South Sudan, relations between foreign aid workers and the country’s government have been called into question, and, in Australia, a recent report has suggested that the government there has been considering foreign aid cuts in order to fund military involvement in Iraq. 

Despite these difficulties, Danish novelist Janne Teller has spoken to the IAI about the need to maintain aid to those cou

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