Financing development projects might seem like a complex and technical topic while being vital to sustain the future of people and planet. In this conversation, Jeroen Kwakkenbos from Oxfam International EU Office, guides us in a clear and comprehensive way through the new trends in aid and the more recent mechanisms put in place to finance development objectives in innovative ways.
Tune in to this episode of our Talking Development podcast with Jeroen Kwakkenbos (Oxfam International EU Office) to learn more on new trends in aid and more recent mechanisms put in place to finance development objectives in innovative ways!
You can’t just stop aid because millions of people will die, that is the fundamental aspect of it. We are seeing aid being used more as a geo-political tool than as a development tool. For financing development, innovative mechanisms are essential ways to increase the amount of aid available without raising taxes.