Stefan Leiderer works at the German Development Institute (DIE) in Bonn and specializes in budget support. He also works on the evaluation of budget support in Zambia.
The Busan Summit (29. November to 1. December), which was nearly shipwrecked by China's interim refusal to sign the final declaration, had to resolve a basic dilemma.read more
Budget support is a relatively new, yet already widely criticized, phenomenon. However, despite a lack of evidence of its impact on poverty reduction, it is too early to write it off. Budget support is likely to have a significant long-term impact...read more