Blog Post Examines ‘Good And Bad News’ Of FFD3 Discussions

Center for Global Development’s “Global Development: Views from the Center”: The Rainmakers in Addis
Owen Barder, senior fellow and director of CGD Europe, highlights the “good and bad news” from the Third International Financing for Development conference (FFD3). “…The good news was put succinctly by an African Finance Minister: at last we are talking about the right things. This is a meeting about jobs, investment, and growth; not a meeting about aid,” he states, outlining several shortcomings of the discussions (7/14).