The SUM Blog
A blog about Development, Aid, Global Health, Energy, Politics of Food, Environmental issues, Governance, Consumption and Sustainability.
Should aid serve purposes other than ‘doing good’?
The world is far too complex to fit into neat categories and theories. Nevertheless, it is important to develop concepts and theories as a means to compare experiences from different corners of the world and draw lessons for the future.
Why continue to publish journal articles documenting climate change and the real mechanisms behind poverty and inequality, when one mans’ derailed rhetoric can reject it with no further proof?
Possible outcomes of aid fragmentation is that no one has the total overview of what the needs really are.
Professor Harold Wilhite explains how our unsustainable behaviours emerged from the values of capitalism, and why those behaviours remain just so difficult to change.
This is cause for celebration - But making the benefits real for the population depends on careful next steps.
According to my research, these are the main causes of persistence of poverty.