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FOREIGN aid risks making Third World countries dependent on handouts by prioritising “short-term and immediate results” instead of “lasting change”, an official review warns.
The Independent Commission for Aid Impact warns: “The Department for International Development’s results system is not currently oriented towards measuring or reporting on long-term transformative change – that is, the contribution of UK aid to catalysing wider development processes, such as enhancing the ability of its partner countries to finance and lead their own development.
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Councilors, Mayors, Officials and Partners working together in Morocco to improve the quality of local government throughout Africa
On Wednesday when I opened the two-day training programme for Mayors, Councillors and LGA reps in Morocco I said, “It’s a great privilege to be here again to work with my African brothers and sisters”. 910 more words