The effectiveness of Foreign Aid beyond Busan: Case Studies Zambia, Ghana and Mozambique

“The overall objective of this research is to influence African governments and donors to put in place mechanisms for aid effectiveness and sustainable development by 2015. The research identifies processes taking place to support implementation of the BPD (Busan Partnership Agreement for Effective Development Cooperation). It recommends continued implementation of on-going processes and reforms to strengthen the development agenda. The study notes that recipient governments should institutionalise and strengthen aid and development policy dialogue between Governments, donors, civil society, Parliaments, private sector and emerging lenders to make it more meaningful. It encourages political commitment and effective leadership and adequate capacity by recipient government to own the process.”