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By Samir Amin, Patrick Bond, Demba Moussa Dembele, Khadija Sharife, Charles Mutasa, Bernard Founou Tchuigoua, Sanusha Naidu, Tim Murithi, Hakima Abbas, Yves Niyiragira

The present international financial crisis resurges the talk on reduction to Africa—the greatest international recipient—and this finished quantity explores the basis, background, and starting place upon which the concept that of relief is predicated. It considers aid's dating to the wider improvement discourse in Africa, the politics and tool dynamics of reduction mechanisms, and the way the emergence of powers reminiscent of China and India are redefining the worldwide reduction structure. varied views are proven from African social commentators, teachers, and activists, together with Demba Moussa Dembélé, Patrick Bond, Samir Amin, and Charles Mutasa.

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5 2003, p. 4, that not es tnat out of tne 50 paragra phs of the Paris Decla rati on, gender equality is mentioned once, in langu age th at can best be d escrib(:d as wenk. 5. The lI id Effec tiveness ilnd Finilncing for Develo pment Agenda. 6. African Women's Develop ment Fund (AW DF) ilnd Urgent Ac tion Fund Africa are notable in this rega rd. Bib liography Aleman y, C. et al (2003) ' Making women's rights and gender equali ty a priority in the aid effectiven ess agen da', AWI D and WIDE htt p://www.

The authors of two influential reports (GECD 2006, 2007) assert that the Pa ri s Declaration ma rks a departure from previous accords (read the Yaounde Convention, followed by the Lome Accord and Cotonou Agreement) in four respects: ownership, align ment and harmonisation, outcom es-based management, and mutual responsibili ty. The princip le of ownership ensues from the acknowledgement by the participants from the South that no alternative strategy exists for reducin g poverty by 50 per cent as envisioned by the 2000 summi t that resulted in the MDGs.

There is a range of options th a t can and are being p ursued and 37 AID TO AFRICA: REDEEMER OR COLONISER? some of these have been adopted by mainstream developmen t insti tutions. Sti ck with the tried and tested · • Micro finance initiatives for access to rural poo r - where is the 'missing middle'? Reform orie ntated strategies w ith regard to the policy arena the 'and women' phenomenon • Ge nd er and development strategies designed to bri ng women in and often on a welfare orienta ted basis.

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