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Reengineering Aid: A Bold Agenda for the 21st Century

October 12, 2011 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm
HSW-301 (enter through 513 Parnassus)

Sir Richard Feachem, KBE, CBE, BSc, PhD, DSc(Med), FREng, HonFFPHM, HonDEng will summarize the history of aid over the past 60 years, the evidence on aid effectiveness, and the current controversies surrounding aid. He will position this debate in the context of the global financial crisis and the strenuous deficit reduction measures ongoing in most donor countries. Finally, Sir Richard will propose some building blocks for a new aid model, more suited to the geopolitical and economic realities of the 21st century.

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