Canada, a preferred development partner? Think again
By Yiagadeesen SamyJul. 4, 2018
A new study puts Canada in the bottom tier of what international partners consider the most helpful, influential donor countries.
Canada’s foreign aid portfolio, overseen by International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau, didn’t stand out among low- and middle-income aid-recipient countries, a new study suggests. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
AidData, a research lab located at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va., has just released a report that examines aid effectiveness from the perspectives of those that are being advised and assisted by donors.
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