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Publisher Description

We all want to help. Over the past fifty years $1 trillion of aid has flowed from Western governments to Africa, with rock stars and actors campaigning for more. But this has not helped Africa. It has ruined it.

Dambisa Moyo's excoriating and controversial book reveals why millions are actually poorer because of aid, unable to escape corruption and reduced, in the West's eyes, to a childlike state of beggary.

Dead Aid shows us another way. Using hard evidence to illustrate her case, Moyo shows how, with access to capital and with the right policies, even the poorest nations can turn themselves around. First we must destroy the myth that aid works - and make charity history.

GENRE
Politics & Current Affairs
RELEASED
2011
August 11
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
208
Pages
PUBLISHER
Penguin Books Ltd
SIZE
638.2
KB

Customer Reviews

DereckT ,

Brilliant!

I recommend this book to any African academic and leader (though probably not convenient!). Now I totally appreciate the mess we're in as an aid-dependent African continent.

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