Can more aid be spent in Africa?

'Double aid to halve poverty' looks likely to be the catchphrase of 2005. We will hear it from Tony Blair's Africa Commission, from the UN Millennium Project in New York, and from Gordon Brown and other advocates of an International Financing Facility. But can more aid be spent? More precisely, can more aid be spent successfully? Many think not.'

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Paolo is Senior Research Fellow at the International Budget Partnership (IBP) in Washington, DC, [...]