Role of Development Aid

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Role of Development Aid
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<h2><span style="color: #000080;">Concept of development aid and development co-operation</span></h2> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/geography/development/aid_rev1.shtml" target="_blank">http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/geography/development/aid_rev1.shtml</a> <a href="http://www.s-cool.co.uk/gcse/geography/development/revise-it/aid" target="_blank">http://www.s-cool.co.uk/gcse/geography/development/revise-it/aid</a> <span style="color: #ff0000;"><em><strong>Development cooperation is not Aid. “Aid is what you give to people when they are sick or dying” - Brian Atwood</strong></em></span> <iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/55929904?color=3eb6e3" height="281" width="500" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0"></iframe> <a href="http://vimeo.com/55929904">Development cooperation is not Aid. “Aid is what you give to people when they are sick or dying” - Brian Atwood - 2/4</a> from <a href="http://vimeo.com/ideas4development">Ideas 4 Development</a> on <a href="http://vimeo.com">Vimeo</a>. <h2><span style="color: #000080;">Types of development aid:</span></h2> <h3><span style="color: #000080;">Technical Aid</span></h3> <blockquote>Economic assistance takes the form of providing finance or capital. Technical aid on the other hand consists in providing exper­tise and training to bridge technological gaps in certain sectors of an economy.</blockquote> <a href="http://www.preservearticles.com/201107058861/essay-on-the-impact-of-technical-aid-on-development.html" target="_blank">http://www.preservearticles.com/201107058861/essay-on-the-impact-of-technical-aid-on-development.html</a> <h3><span style="color: #000080;">Conditional Aid </span></h3> <blockquote>Conditional aid policy is self-enforcing if, at any point in time, the conditions imposed on aid funds are supportable by the threat of a permanent aid cutoff from then onward.</blockquote> <a href="http://blogs.worldbank.org/youthink/can-recipient-countries-really-say-no-conditional-aid" target="_blank">http://blogs.worldbank.org/youthink/can-recipient-countries-really-say-no-conditional-aid</a> <h3><span style="color: #000080;">Humanitarian Aid</span></h3> <blockquote>Humanitarian aid is material or logistical assistance provided for humanitarian purposes, typically in response to humanitarian crises including natural disaster and man-made disaster.</blockquote> <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humanitarian_aid" target="_blank">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humanitarian_aid</a> <h2><span style="color: #000080;">Impact of aid on development (including case studies of development aid – positive and negative).</span></h2> <em><strong><span style="color: #ff0000;">Should we give Aid?</span></strong></em> <iframe style="border: 1px solid #CCC; border-width: 1px 1px 0; margin-bottom: 5px;" src="http://www.slideshare.net/slideshow/embed_code/11163392" height="356" width="427" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" marginwidth="0" marginheight="0" scrolling="no"></iframe> <div style="margin-bottom: 5px;"></div> <span style="color: #ff0000;"><em><strong>Counting the Cost- The Cost of Aid</strong></em></span> <em><span style="color: #ff0000;">We ask why aid, instead of liberating people from despair, is leading to less growth, more poverty and spiraling debt.</span></em> <iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/fswL4zNc15I" height="494" width="600" frameborder="0"></iframe> <span style="color: #ff0000;"><em><strong>The Price of Aid</strong></em></span> <iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/IVmtSKMWrus" height="494" width="600" frameborder="0"></iframe> <span style="color: #ff0000;"><em><strong>Drug firms cut prices to aid developing nations <iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/txdmlPqc5rM" height="494" width="600" frameborder="0"></iframe> </strong></em></span>
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