Social Sector Development
Does aid cause conflict
Foreign economic assistance causes conflict since donors mostly pursue their strategic agenda and impose conditions while ignoring the local realities. Dr Nadia Tahir, the Associate Professor at the University of Lahore, believes that the foreign aid is usually given to handle conflicts. Speaking at a seminar, Does aid cause conflict?, at SDPI in Islamabad, she discusses various dimensions of official economic assistance, conflicts and development. Our correspondent Raja Taimur Hassan has the story…