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An NGO in Africa Goes Awry
Weekly Standard, by Armin Rosen

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Posted By:StormCnter, 10/2/2012 5:14:49 AM

In late August, the world’s most high-profile development project celebrated another milestone. The Millennium Villages Project opened its newest site, in northern Ghana, with newly minted Ghanaian president John Mahama and the UK’s international development secretary on hand. The official interest in the project’s arrival in Ghana only emphasized its unique stature in the typically wonkish world of development economics. Wherever MVP founder, Columbia professor, bestselling author and former World Bank presidential hopeful Jeffrey Sachs and his vision of aggressive, integrated rural development go, money, attention and political approval are almost bound to follow.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Gorzabozo, 10/2/2012 8:03:33 AM     (No. 8903730)

One cannot impose success on another, success must be earned. What's so hard about understanding something as simple as that?

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