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Africa Expert Exposes Myths Around Development on Continent

March 12, 2007

Darren Taylor from Voice of America talked with Senior Fellow, Todd Moss about his new book, African Development: Making Sense of the Issues and Actors


From the Article:

"He offers no answers to people trying to find a plan for saving Africa. In fact, Moss’s book cautions against such an approach, in the face of heightened interest in the continent."

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"Moss says there are 'armies' of donors and aid workers working against poverty in Africa, but the continent remains largely poor. He reserves criticism for non-governmental organizations."