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KEYWORDS: (Search terms that might be useful)
foreign aid, international aid, benefits, advantages, disadvantages, pros/cons, alternatives, effectiveness










SEARCH DESTINY




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ISSUES
Issues: Understanding Controversies
Issues and Controversies
GLobal Issues in Context
Opposing Viewpoints



WEBSITES
Pro/Con

Advantages/Disadvantages
Munk Debates
Foreign Aid Won't Eliminate Poverty
Debate About Foreign Aid
Poverty Issues
Foreign Aid for Development Assistance
More Harm than Good?
Is Aid Working?
CON

More Harm Than Good?
Foreign Aid and Africa Don't Mix
The Continuing Failure of Foreign Aid
Aid Makes it Worse
Benefits the Corrupt
Foreign Aid Challenges
PRO

Myths About Foreign Aid
Not a Waste of Money
Aid Benefits Everyone
Aid Still Matters
SOLUTIONS/Alternatives

How to Protect Foreign Aid
Bad Charity
Direct Assistance
What is Micro-Financing?
Making Aid More Effective (download PDF)
GENERAL


Types of Aid
Gapminder Statistics
NationMaster Statistics
World Bank: Aid Effectiveness Data
Chinese NGO's Reach Out to Africa
Interactives

Mapping for Results: World Bank map



MEDIA

How Open Data is Changing Aid


And, for a humorous perspective...