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Scaling Up Education: Finding New Financing Methods
April 23, 2014
Despite the economic troubles that have upended many of the world’s developing countries in the past decade, foreign development aid is on the rise. The OECD estimates that in 2013, aid from Development Assistance Countries rose 6.1 percent to reach an all time high.
However, one aspect that continues to get short shrift is education. As the Guardian points out, disbursed aid levels for education in developing countries are barely reaching one-third of what governments have committed to.