Friday, December 13, 2019

Solheim gives Africa less priority. Aid to Asia and Latin America escalates

New statistics show that Norwegian bilateral aid to Africa has grown at a much slower rate than total aid under Development Minister Erik Solheim’s regime.

In the last four years, Norwegain aid has increased by almost 50 per cent, while Africa aid is up by only 27 per cent. Meanwhile, aid to Asia and Latin America has risen dramatically.

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