By Andy Sumner;Richard Mallett

ISBN-10: 1137298871

ISBN-13: 9781137298874

The panorama of international relief is altering. New improvement actors are at the upward thrust, from the 'emerging' economies to varied inner most foundations and philanthropists. while the character of the worldwide poverty 'problem' has additionally replaced: lots of the world's bad humans now not reside within the poorest international locations.

Building on a tutorial overview of study on overseas reduction, Sumner and Mallet define a brand new imaginative and prescient of the help process – an 'Aid 2.0' – creating a sequence of coverage suitable proposals for international improvement cooperation within the twenty-first century.

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Aid effectiveness as we currently understand it has been prominent since the beginning of the 1990s (Forster & Stokke, 1999). The idea of aid effectiveness, and much of the debate surrounding it, is embedded within a broader developmental paradigm, or framework, that can be described thus: [D]onors commit themselves to providing specific support for a national poverty reduction strategy in the form of financial and technical resources to boost national capacity, while the recipient government commits itself to improving economic and political governance in order to implement the strategy.

Funding overlaps, competing donor objectives, and fragmentation). One might also tentatively pose as a fourth point that disaggregation is (becoming increasingly) important. , 2005a). 1057/9781137298881 36 The Future of Foreign Aid a verdict of aid based exclusively on studies which focus on just one or two of these dimensions does not equate to robust analysis. Likewise, the specific types of aid flows matter, as do the political and institutional features of individual recipient countries (see point 2).

GAVI). Additionally, there is now an array of different sources of funding and aid channels. 1057/9781137298881 18 The Future of Foreign Aid Leading Group on Innovative Financing for Development proposed a ‘Global Solidarity Levy’ which would be used to finance global public goods (Giovannetti, 2010: 50). Innovative financing mechanisms (IFMs) and climate financing are two particular areas receiving increasing interest both in policy and academic arenas (see, for example, de Ferranti, 2006; Jones, 2010; Ketkar & Ratha, 2009; Lob-Levyt & Affolder, 2006; McCoy, 2009).

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