Money to the people in Africa

The past 20 years have witnessed fast and sustained economic growth in Africa, especially in  resource-rich countries, thanks to improved macroeconomic policies, buoyant commodity prices, and new mineral resource discoveries [World Bank (2013); Hostland and Giugale (2013)]. Despite such progress, poverty levels remain stubbornly high, and recent studies have shown that the current pace . . . → Read More: Money to the people in Africa

OECD Development Co-operation Report 2013

Poverty has been a scourge since time immemorial. It is a continuing affront to our sensibilities, our moral principles, our very humanity. But it doesn’t have to be that way anymore. We live in an age of promise and opportunity, where technological advances, successful development experience and political will can be summoned to eliminate . . . → Read More: OECD Development Co-operation Report 2013