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This book is certainly worth consulting for anyone studying international aid institutions. The better parts include those on private aid institutions and their related PR... Read morePublished 23 months ago by ogilvie
This is a thought provoking treatise on the AID industry to countries of the third world.It is a well researched book by an insider. Read morePublished on July 16 2000 by Olumide Ogunremi
In his book Lords of Poverty, Mr. Graham Hancock offers a very detailed account of the so-called Aid Industry. Read morePublished on Feb. 25 2000 by Viola P. Reyna
Hancock exposes the seedy underbelly of development/aid as few have dared in the past. Those who live off this industry or have vested interests in spouting an image of Western... Read morePublished on Jan. 6 2000 by Carlo Matthews
Lords of Poverty presents a very coherent argument, backed up by lots of specific experiences *and* data. It is by no means sensationalistic. Read morePublished on Oct. 4 1999
This book is a MUST READ for anyone in international aid, finance, politics, and anyone who wants to make some sense of the aid & development industry. Read morePublished on Sept. 30 1999
While mis-uses of international aid funds certainly do happend, and while development programs sometimes run amuck, Mr Hancock very poorly supports his thesis - that international... Read morePublished on Jan. 22 1999
This book is getting a little dated now, but remains a classic critique of the international aid business. Read morePublished on Oct. 6 1998