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Published: 07 August 2008

536 Pages


ISBN: 9780199544462

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Does Foreign Aid Really Work?

Roger C. Riddell

  • First book on aid to provide a comprehensive examination of official, NGO and emergency/humanitarian aid
  • Persuasively argues that aid is not necessary for development to happen - though, if used properly, it can provide an important catalyst to accelerate the development process
  • Argues that one of aid's main failings is the existence of too many donors and too many NGOs

New to this Edition:

  • Preface revised and updated to take account of recent developments