Unformatted text preview: aid money and to instigate reform from within. ● The entire western foreign aid program needs to be critically evaluated by people outside the government before even more money is wasted. ● Highlights the idea that the reason that aid money has not proved effective is that it constantly “leaks” out of Africa, largely due to corruption. Much of what is given is pocketed by corrupt leaders and officials, or spent on the military and wasted in civil wars. He says that Africa needs institutional reform if aid money is to be effective....
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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2011 for the course IDS 100B taught by Professor Ross during the Spring '11 term at UCLA.
- Spring '11