Thursday, May 29, 2008

7 billion development experts worldwide

The end of the “development expert” paradigm does not mean the end of hope for development. Development is al­ready gradually ending poverty (global poverty rates have fallen by more than half in the past three decades) – not be- cause of development experts such as those who wrote the World Bank Growth Commission report – but thanks to more freedom for more of the 6.7bn individual development experts alive today.

Couldn't agree more. / Comment & analysis / Comment - Trust the development experts – all 7bn

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