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Dambisa Moyo: Dead Aid

Date:
Friday, June 05, 2009
Time:
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Event Type:
Speaker
Organizer/Author:
Gina Baleria
Location Details:
The Commonwealth Club of California
595 Market Street, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105

Dead Aid

Dambisa Moyo, Head of Economic Research for Africa, Goldman Sachs; Author, Dead Aid: Why Aid is Not Working, and How There is a Better Way for Africa

The current system of aiding Africa is not working, says Moyo, citing the fact that more than $1 trillion in aid has been given in the past 50 years, with no improvement in most Africans's lives. Moyo proposes a complete overhaul in the way prosperous nations reach out to African countries in need, in an effort to end the cycle of corruption and co-dependence, and to alleviate the suffering that persists.

Location: Club Office
Time: 11:30 a.m. check-in, noon program, 1 p.m. book signing
Cost: MEMBERS FREE, $15 non-members
Also know: Underwriter: The Koret Foundation. Photo by Helen Jones
Added to the calendar on Thu, May 14, 2009 1:27PM
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