Excerpt from my guest post to Harvard's International Development Conference blog.
At the risk of irrelevancy and/or obsolescence, development as we know it must change.
Shrinking government budgets, austerity measures, and lingering financial crises around the world mean that fewer resources are available to maintain roads and government programs domestically, much less contribute to poverty alleviation internationally. With less money to achieve more, we have to make aid smarter and more efficient...
...The list of reasons why change must adapt to a changing world is long; it is obvious why development must change.
What is not so clear is how.