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Periodical article Periodical article Leiden University catalogue Leiden University catalogue WorldCat catalogue WorldCat
Title:Aid from the Federal Republic of Germany to Africa
Author:Hofmeier, RolfISNI
Periodical:Journal of Modern African Studies
Geographic terms:Africa
Subjects:development cooperation
international relations
Economics and Trade
External link:https://www.jstor.org/stable/161240
Abstract:The Federal Republic of Germany is one of the major donors in Africa, with some kind of presence in practically every country. This article surveys development aid from the FRG to Africa over the period 1950-1984. Sections: History and general characteristics of FRG aid - Global development and the role of international finance - FRG aid policy and Africa - Administrative continuity and political orientation - Performance of different socioeconomic systems - Recent changes of aid instruments and policies - Genuine development versus FRG economic self-interests - Conclusions and outlook. Notes, ref.