Is Aid Dead? A Discussion with Dambisa Moyo on Foreign Aid and Development

Speaker:
Dambisa Moyo Author, "Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa"
Presider:
Peter Navario Fellow for Global Health, Council on Foreign Relations
Description

In her recently released book, Dead Aid: Why Aid is Not Working and How There is a Better Way for Africa, Moyo offers a fresh critique of international development aid from an African perspective. Moyo's arguments for a new approach to African development are informed by her unique combination of Western education, professional experience at the World Bank and Goldman Sachs, and Zambian heritage.

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