Video: Another look at development aid

 

During this TED conference, the Ugandan journalist Andrew Mwenda explains what the consequences are of bilateral aid (aid from government to government) to his country. Politicians are pre-occupied with their relations with Western donors, because that is where the money comes from. They are not busy with launching their own economy. If African governments would no longer receive bilateral aid, they would be forced to set up a working tax system and their populations would also expect a functioning government in return. 

 

 

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