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Aid for agriculture and rural development: A changing landscape with new players and challenges

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  • Chimhowu, Admos
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    This paper analyses the way aid for agriculture and rural development in the global south has changed over time. It finds three key shifts. First, a change in funding priority that has seen aid commitments move to the social sectors. Second is a shift in

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    Paper provided by World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) in its series Working Paper Series with number UNU-WIDER Research Paper WP2013/014.

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    Date of creation: 2013
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    Handle: RePEc:unu:wpaper:wp2013-014

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    Keywords: aid agriculture; rural development; high-impact investments; venture philanthropy;

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