Aid must be smarter to stop conflict and end poverty

Despite sending more than half their aid to countries marked by conflict, donor states have not been successful in promoting peace and building institutions, and this failure risks torpedoing efforts to lift the world’s most vulnerable people out of poverty, according to a new report. States of Fragility 2015, which has been produced by CIC for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), says many countries will not be able to eradicate poverty if concentrated efforts to address fragility are not made now.

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Mar 30, 2015
Sarah Hearn