Ruth Messinger and Dan Chirot explore the opportunities and challenges of foreign aid to Africa.
JewDub's own blogger — Charlotte Anthony writes about her reactions to the situation in Africa. Read on to see her perspective...
Reflections of the lecture from Ruth Messinger and Prof. Dan Chirot that started off our series in Justice and Judaism.
So many of the countries have weak civil societies — with too few non-governmental organizations to help — and with weak governments it is often hard to get things done. This means that foreign aid projects need to focus on promoting civil society, on helping people make appropriate technological improvements, and on promoting good governance.
We had so many great questions at the event, that we did not get the chance to answer all of them. Here are a few with some answers from Dan and Ruth.