Africa doesn"t matter

how the west has failed the poorest continent and what we can do about it
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Arcade Pub. , New York
Poor, Economic assistance, Poverty, Social conditions, Economic conditions, Economic aspects, Globaliz
StatementGiles Bolton
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LC ClassificationsHC800.Z9 P6238 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL25033707M
ISBN 139781611453065
LC Control Number2011039008

Africa Doesn't Matter by Giles Bolton Aid worker Bolton disappoints in this well-intentioned guide to Africa's economic and political challenges. While the book is well organized and lucid, Bolton veers wildly from straightforward analysis to heavy-handed attempts at humor (Bolton compares Democratic Republic of Congo president Kabila to /5(13).

The reality is that Africa's story has a lot to do with the Western world. And to the Western world "Africa doesn't matter" even though our actions have a big effect on African people. Again: it's a great book, very well written, very clear insights into the issues surrounding Africa.

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Powerless or Complacent. Profit in Virtue Guilt or Glory Acknowledgments National Aid Donors Author: Giles Bolton. Africa Doesn't Matter How the West has failed the poorest continent by Giles Bolton Arcade Publishing,paperback p7 In [Americans] spent nearly as much money subsidizing the U.S.

cotton industry, $4 billion, as the entire value of the cotton it produced. [Europeans] are paying to subsidize every cow in the European Union at $3 a day. This highly readable critique of current Western policies toward Africa is authored by a British former aid official, and one of the book's strengths is the number of vivid anecdotes and vignettes with which he illustrates his larger argument.

It begins with an overview of African poverty issues before discussing the West's aid and trade policies and how they affect Africa. I recently read the fantastic book Africa Doesn’t Matter: How the West has failed the poorest continent and what we can do about it.

Giles Bolton provides an informative and easy to read analysis of the the way that the West has tried to help Africa, and discusses the reasons why many attempts of many charitable projects have been unsuccessful.

Why is Africa still poor. What happens to the billions of aid dollars given yearly. Why do trade rules that fail African countries also cost us at the checkout line.

Why doesn’t Africa matter. In this engaging, jargon-free, reader-friendly guide, longtime aid worker and diplomat Giles Bolton offers his radical analysis of the problems Africa faces, drawing on years of experience on the 4/5(1).

Africa Doesn't Matter by Giles Bolton - Book Review Africa Doesn't Matter: How the West Has Failed the Poorest Continent and What We Can Do About It. His book is not a rant against the West but an impassioned plea for a recognition of what truly ails African nations and what we can do to help.

Here are some of his key points. Get this from a library. Africa doesn't matter: how the west has failed the poorest continent and what we can do about it.

[Giles Bolton] -- For eight years, Giles Bolton worked for the British Government's Department for International Development (DFID), in countries as far flung as Kenya, Rwanda and Iraq.

Idealistic and committed, he. Why Africa Doesn’t Want Foreign Aid Chip in $10 or more to help us continue to write about the issues that matter. And since the book was written before the global economy’s slow-mo.

Get this from a library. Africa doesn't matter: how the west has failed the poorest continent and what we can do about it. [Giles Bolton] -- An aid worker and diplomat analyzes the problems of contemporary Africa, providing anecdotes on poverty, trade, and globalization, and explores how current approaches to foreign assistance have.

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There is an ongoing discussion on the effectiveness of foreign aid in helping the economic development of Africa. One thing is obvious: the results are not exactly what Africa’s development partners have expected, and the reasons are not far-fetched.

Dambisa Moyo, global economist and author, contends in her book Dead Aid that while foreign. Buy Africa Doesn't Matter: How the West Has Failed the Poorest Continent and What We Can Do About It by Bolton, Giles (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning a lion wakes up. It knows it must outrun the slowest gazelle or it will starve to death.

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Tanner Springs is one of those sites. Continue reading. Last week was an ugly, humiliating one for South Africa; a country once considered a jewel of democracy on the African continent has been gripped by a wave of xenophobic a matter of.

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