Department of Social & Policy Sciences

James Copestake Inaugural Lecture: Brand Aid? Development finance and African agriculture

Fri May 31 10:43:00 BST 2013

Jame Copestake at his Inaugural lectureIn a global system that seems to be remorselessly concentrating capital into fewer hands, this lecture examined the efforts to move money the other way in order to promote food security, with particular reference to Ethiopia.

Professor James Copestake highlighted the growing business-orientation of aid and explored the scope for being more transparent about its impact.

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