|COOKIES: By using this website you agree that we can place Google Analytics Cookies on your device for performance monitoring.|
Foreign Aid: Is it helping?
If you have a question about this talk, please contact Ursula Moore.
Dr Robert Calderesi and Red Cross activist Ajay Malajawe discuss the drawbacks of providing overseas aid. Formerly with the World Bank, USA -based Dr Calderesi recently published the much acclaimed ‘The trouble with Africa’, and he will highlight some of the significant problems long term aid creates. Turning then to the short-term impact of aid, Mr Malajawe will assess the pros and cons of the immediate disaster-relief work of the Red Cross and similar organisations.
This talk will highlight some of the down sides of the West’s “altruism”, and will be fascinating for anyone considering volunteering, campaigning or even donating to aid agencies.
This talk is part of the MedSIN talks series.
This talk is included in these lists:
Note that ex-directory lists are not shown.
Other listsCentre for Neuroscience in Education (CNE) Festival of Ideas Number Theory Study Group: P-adic Analysis
Other talksFrom the Feminine to Feminism: Women in Islamic Thought and Literature Multiple Description Coding Mathematical Modeling of the Cellular Cytoskeleton. SUSY breaking on conifolds: all is not lost. Microbiology and bugs in sub-Saharan Africa: elephant in the room? (King's/Cambridge-Africa Seminar) The urban formation process of China’s treaty ports, 1840s-1940s: Case studies of Shanghai and Tianjin