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The Economist's Tale: A Consultant Encounters Hunger and the World Bank

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What really happens when the World Bank imposes its policies on a country? This is an insider's view of one aid-made crisis. Peter Griffiths was at the interface between government and the Bank. In this day-by-day account of a mission he undertook in Sierra Leone in 1986, he tells the story of how the World Bank, obsessed with the free market, imposed a secret agreement on ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published May 1st 2003 by Zed Books
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Brillant book about corruption and inefficient politics from the world aid agencies in Sierra Leone
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