New Internationalist

Worth Reading On.. Aid

August 1983

Click here to subscribe to the print edition. [image, unknown] new internationalist 126[image, unknown] [image, unknown] [image, unknown] August 1983[image, unknown] Click here to search the mega index.

REAL AID [image, unknown] Extra reading

[image, unknown]

Worth reading on... THE FOOD INDUSTRY

[image, unknown]
Cartoon: Len Munnik

Development Aid. By Leelananda de Silva, Third World ForumNGO Liaison Service, UN, Palais des Nations, Geneva, 1983. Excellent brief guide to the historical background and current trends in development aid.

Real Aid: a Strategy for Britain. By the Independent Group on British Aid, 1982. An authoritative critique of British official aid, with constructive proposals for reform. Available from Christian Aid, P.O. Box 1, London.

Campaign for Real Aid Game. By OXFAM, 1982. A lively simulation game for introducing groups to development aid issues. Available from OXEAM, 274 Banbury Road, Oxford.

First Things First, By Paul Streeten, Oxford University Press and World Bank, Oxford and Washington, 1981. Lucid and convincing presentation of the case for a basic needs approach to development, drawing on the actual experience of a wide range of countries.

Development Debacle: the World Bank in the Philippines. By Walden Bello, David Kinley and Elaine Elinson, Institute for Food and Development Policy, 1885 Mission Street, San Francisco, 1982. Devastating critique of the World Bank’s economic prescriptions for the Philippines over the past decade. Available from Third World Publications in the UK.

Focus on Poverty. World Bank. Washington, 1983. The nearest the World Bank has yet come to a public self-critique of its ‘focus on poverty approach.

Development Cooperation. 1982 Review, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. Paris, 1982. Invaluable resource document on official development assistance from OECD countries.

Perpetuating Poverty. By Robert Carty and Virginia Smith, Between the Lines, 427 Bloon St. W, Toronto, 1981. Carefully researched debunking of the myth that Canada’s foreign aid programme leads the fight for global equality.

Previous page.
Choose another issue of NI.
Go to the contents page.
Go to the NI home page.
Next page.

This feature was published in the August 1983 issue of New Internationalist. To read more, buy this issue or subscribe.

Comments on Worth Reading On.. Aid

Leave your comment


  • Maximum characters allowed: 5000
  • Simple HTML allowed: bold, italic, and links

Registration is quick and easy. Plus you won’t have to re-type the blurry words to comment!
Register | Login

...And all is quiet.

Subscribe to Comments for this articleArticle Comment Feed RSS 2.0

Guidelines: Please be respectful of others when posting your reply.

Get our free fortnightly eNews


Videos from visionOntv’s globalviews channel.

Related articles

Recently in Features

All Features

Popular tags

All tags

This article was originally published in issue 126

New Internationalist Magazine issue 126
Issue 126

More articles from this issue

New Internationalist Magazine Issue 436

If you would like to know something about what's actually going on, rather than what people would like you to think was going on, then read the New Internationalist.

– Emma Thompson –

A subscription to suit you

Save money with a digital subscription. Give a gift subscription that will last all year. Or get yourself a free trial to New Internationalist. See our choice of offers.