Wednesday, November 14, 2018

What killed budget support: ‘Schizophrenic’ donors couldn’t let go of aid conditionality

General budget support, a popular instrument in the aid tool box during the 2000s, was effective and cheaper than project aid. Donors abandoned it because of their latent mistrust of recipient governments, a new study concludes.


Geske Dijkstra, Professor of Governance and Global Development, Erasmus University Rotterdam

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