Current attempts to mitigate the risks from natural disasters in developing countries are inadequate. This column evaluates potential solutions in...read more ›
Raising funds is just the first step. Where the money goes, what it does, who’s in charge, and who’s accountable, all matter. Should aid agencies prioritize giving Rohingya refugees access to the fish they crave, or stick to the prescribed refugee camp diet? How does infrastructure aid affect a receiving country’s environment and society? Developing tools to measure the dynamics of aid is crucial to understanding how to lift societies without damaging them.