Aid Effectiveness

Aid and beyond: Listening to African priorities

This is the first blog post from Alan Hudson, ONE’s new senior policy manager for governance. Please give him a warm welcome, and be sure to read more of his work on his blog, Accountability Matters. “Aid is only ever a means to an end. Aid that is truly effective will eventually do itself out…

Making aid more effective

My experience of nearly two decades working for and with development agencies in sub-Saharan Africa has led me to join the rapidly growing campaign for greater aid effectiveness. The more than $100 billion spent annually on overseas development assistance, with over 80,000 on-going projects around the world, armies of “fly-in/fly-out” consultants, aid workers and service…