I had the pleasure of meeting this young woman in Montreal a few years ago. She understands that Foreign doesn't work. If we really are serious about helping poor countries we need to unilaterally drop trade barriers and decrease agricultural subsidies. I would start by declaring the Commonwealth a massive free trade zone.
Watch her here.
Aid isn't the solution, it's the problem
Special to Globe and Mail Update
Published Tuesday, Mar. 01, 2011 9:40AM EST
Dambisa Moyo, Zambian economist and author of the bestselling book, Dead Aid, doesn't pull punches when talking about foreign aid and Africa. "It severs the link between individuals and their ability to hold their governments accountable."