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Accra Conference on Aid Effectiveness - Perspectives from Bangladesh


  • Fahmida Khatun

    (Centre for Policy Dialogue)


This paper seeks to articulate the perspectives from Bangladesh as an aid recipient country on the evolving international aid system and more particularly on the Accra agenda. Based on secondary information from various sources including the Economic Relations Division, Ministry of Finance (MoF), OECD DAC Survey and Economic Review of the Ministry of Finance this paper briefly discusses the changing aid scenario in the context of Bangladesh and highlights some of the key issues related to aid effectiveness during the run up to the Accra HLF3. The paper also draws information from interviews of Development Partners working in Bangladesh to understand their perspectives on the bottlenecks of implementation of Paris Declaration on aid effectiveness in Bangladesh.

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  • Fahmida Khatun, 2008. "Accra Conference on Aid Effectiveness - Perspectives from Bangladesh," Development Economics Working Papers 22291, East Asian Bureau of Economic Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:eab:develo:22291

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    1. Debapriya Bhattacharya, 2005. "Delivering on the PRSP in Bangladesh: An Analysis of the Implementation Challenges," CPD Working Paper 54, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD).
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    Bangladesh; Aid; Aid effectiveness; Accra; Accra Conference;

    JEL classification:

    • F35 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Foreign Aid
    • O53 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Asia including Middle East


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