Challenging Aid in Africa Principles, Implementation, and Impact by Zoe Marriage

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  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Ngos (Non-Governmental Organizations),
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Disaster Relief & Rescue Operations,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Political Science / International Relations / Diplomacy,
  • International Relations - Diplomacy

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After decades of looking overseas for financial assistance, foreign aid has become an ‘acceptable norm’, tied to Africa’s development process, thus exposing the continent to the challenging dangers of always being on the receiving end.

The general belief is that foreign aid can remedy poverty. “Aid is necessary, but Africa has to raise leaders and put systems in place to handle the aid accordingly.” “However, sometimes the one giving the aid can benefit more that the one receiving it.

China is building overhead roads in the central region of Ghana; all stakeholders and employers are from China instead of Ghana.”. Despite an "international coalition of good intentions" hand-outs aka.

'aid' have not lived up to their promise but have become involved in maintaining a structure of illegitimate government and ugly mismanagement. By challenging the aid dogma, better approaches based on sustainable development and mutual self-interest can develop through internal change, rather than external.

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