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Bill Easterly struck a chord with his recent Aid Watch post on development being about problem-solving systems not “direct solutions to problems”.
I couldn’t help thinking: A-ha – another argument for the merits of Cash on Delivery Aid (aka #CODAid on twitter). Here are two reasons why (I could think of more. . . .) .
I attended a conference convened and hosted by Jean-Michel Severino, the head of the French bilateral agency, outside Paris last week. The question participants addressed was: What should be the goals of the international development community in the post-MDG period after 2015? Should the MDGs be retrofitted and complemented with goals