Tuesday, 24 July 2007

Trade, not aid, key to poverty reduction

Further to my comments about what the Anglican Church of Kenya is doing:

[...] Even if the rich countries fulfil their pledges to increase aid, the total amount will still be inadequate to finance all the health, education, nutrition, water and sanitation that people living on the edge of survival need.

Above all, they need economic growth to boost their incomes. And trade is the great dynamo of growth.

So we want to see a campaign to achieve for developing countries' trade what Drop the Debt and Make Poverty History have done for debt relief and aid. Read more

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