I welcome the conclusions of the report 'Less Pretention, More Ambition. Development Aid that Makes a Difference'. The themes of the report resonate with me: (a) aid can make a difference, but there is no formula and a deep understanding of contex...▶
I just returned from Coleraine and the Development Studies Association Annual Conference. Lots of interesting papers and presentations: Charles Gore on new global paradigms (knowledge-dominated), Santosh Mehotra from the Indian Planning Commision...▶
Lawrence Haddad is the President of the DSA and Director at the Institute of Development Studies.