Demystifying Aid

Demystifying Aid




   

Yash Tandon

Professor of Political Economy

Yash Tandon is a senior advisor and writer for the South Centre, Geneva, an intergovernmental think-tank of the developing countries of which he was previously the executive director. Professor Tandon's long career in national and international development spans time as a policymaker, a political activist, a professor and a public intellectual. He has written over 100 scholarly articles and has authored and edited books on wide-ranging subjects from African politics to peace and security, trade and the WTO, international economics, South–South cooperation and human rights.


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En finir avec la dépendance à l'aide
Ending Aid Dependence
Yash Tandon
Developing countries reliant on aid want to escape this dependence, and yet they appear unable to do so. This book shows how they may liberate themselves from the aid that pretends to be developmental but is not.

This title is also available in English



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Development and Globalisation: Daring to Think Differently
Yash Tandon
Challenging 30 years of misdirected policies, Tandon 'dares to think differently'. He offers alternative concepts and development paradigms for policy makers and peoples' movements on governance, industry, technology, climate, food, trade, aid and more.



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Ending Aid Dependence
Yash Tandon
Tandon cautions against the aid colonialism of the rich donor countries. Developing countries dependent on aid can liberate themselves from the aid that pretends to be developmental but is not – but it requires a radical shift in their strategy.

This title is also available in French






Introduction by Yash Tandon

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The Crash of International Finance-Capital and its Implications for the Third World
Dani Wadada Nabudere
In this updated 2nd edition, Nabudere analyses the 2007–08 crash with a damning critique of a defunct system that bails out those responsible while the rest of humanity – especially the majority in the Third World – suffers its devastating consequences.






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