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Foreign Aid in South Asia
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Foreign Aid in South Asia
The Emerging Scenario

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June 2012 | 336 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
Foreign Aid in South Asia examines the individual South Asian country experience in dealing with foreign aid. The articles in this book show that the effectiveness of foreign aid as a developmental tool over the last few decades has been mixed, and that the Paris Declaration of 2005 has brought about some improvement in aid ownership, harmonization, mainstreaming, utilization, etc. The book examines how emerging as well as less developed South Asian economies are adapting to these developments in the context of security issues, post-conflict rehabilitation/reconstruction, and so on.

The book provides many lessons for designing an international framework for aid or international aid architecture through case studies, highlighting the future policy priorities for that country. For the very first time, focus is laid on Bhutan, Maldives and Afghanistan—the three least-documented countries in the region—besides discussing about India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal.

Foreword

Nihal Kappagoda
Introduction: Foreign Aid and South Asia

Saman Kelegama
 
AID DEBATE AND EMERGING DONORS
Overview of Global Reforms in Foreign Aid

Indrajit Coomaraswamy
South-South Co-Operation: Aid Effectiveness and India

Rajiv Kumar, Michael Dickerson and Surabhi Tandon
Aid and Growth in India: Some Evidence from Disaggregated Aid Data

George Mavrotas
 
NEXUS BETWEEN AID AND SECURITY
Pakistan

Vaqar Ahmed and Muhammad Abdul Wahab
Afghanistan

Anneka De Silva
 
POLICY PRIORITIES AND ROLE OF AID IN POST-CONFLICT ECONOMIES
Sri Lanka

Deshal De Mel and Anneka De Silva
Nepal

Bishwambher Pyakuryal
 
POLICY PRIORITIES AND ROLE OF AID IN LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES
Bangladesh

Selim Raihan
Bhutan

Thinley Namgyel
 
ROLE OF AID IN SMALL AND VULNERABLE ECONOMY
Maldives

Hussain Niyaaz
Index

 

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