” I have dedicated many years to economic study, up to the Ph.D. level, to analyze and understand the inherent weaknesses of aid and why aid policies have consistently failed to deliver on economic growth and poverty alleviation. “


” China is attempting the death-defying feat, which no one has attempted in the history of the world, which is to move a billion people out of poverty. When I speak to Chinese policy-makers, the thing that annoys them the most about Western policy-makers is that they’re not given any credit for anything. “


” The notion that aid can alleviate systemic poverty, and has done so, is a myth. Millions in Africa are poorer today because of aid, misery and poverty have not ended but increased. Aid has been, and continues to be, an unmitigated political, economic, and humanitarian disaster for most parts of the developing world. “


” ‘Dead Aid’ is about the inefficacy and the limitations of large-scale aid programs in creating economic growth and reducing poverty in Africa. “



All 4 Dambisa Moyo Quotes about Poverty in picture


I have dedicated many years to economic study, up to the Ph.D. level, to analyze and understand the inherent weaknesses of aid and why aid policies have consistently failed to deliver on economic growth and poverty alleviation.
China is attempting the death-defying feat, which no one has attempted in the history of the world, which is to move a billion people out of poverty. When I speak to Chinese policy-makers, the thing that annoys them the most about Western policy-makers is that they


The notion that aid can alleviate systemic poverty, and has done so, is a myth. Millions in Africa are poorer today because of aid, misery and poverty have not ended but increased. Aid has been, and continues to be, an unmitigated political, economic, and humanitarian disaster for most parts of the developing world.

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