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What can be done? o International development assistance: how much? To whom? Putting money into the hands of governments in these counties is necessary but not effective Millenium development goals – UN’s plan, most ambitious, to address extreme poverty, to reduce poverty and hunger by half in 2015, target to reduce infant mortality, ensure environmental stability, and gender equality, get rich countries to donate .7% of their GDP to international aid promises. Should this money go directly to governments? History has taught us that this money goes to politians who are often corrupt and is never used efficiently for developmental projects. Give this to individual entrepreneurs Development assistance as % of GDP o Stimulating trade Advocate for free trade that allows poor countries to compete and get their products out into the global market place o Canceling debt Forgive the crushing debt obligation of these poor countries so that the
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course HIST 128 taught by Professor Nelson during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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