Category Archives: Development assistance

“Good governance”

Unfortunately not a commentary on the quality of governance in Ethiopia, or on the effectiveness of DFID’s efforts to promote “good governance” here, but a link to a reasonably straightforward description of the sort of thing I’m up to and … Continue reading

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The power of language/the language of power

Imagine the scene: A meeting with senior British civil servants in Whitehall and an audience of 40 people.┬áThirty-five of them have English as their first language, but are able to speak a different language – let’s call it Amharic (a … Continue reading

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