Social Sectors

Social Sectors

Since the late 1990s there has been shift in the way foreign aid is intended to be distributed to the social sectors, moving from traditional forms of project aid towards more comprehensive instruments of development assistance, including public-private partnerships, and international financing mechanisms.

Rice fields, © Kibae Park/UN Photo

Is food aid effective, is it preferable to cash, and what role does it play in conflict situations?

UNU-WIDER / Aug 2012