Germany can do more — and better — for the environment and the world's poor

Germany is both applauded and criticized in a review of German development aid, writes Erik Solheim, chair of the Development Assistance Committee at OECD, in this commentary. How can the country do more, better?

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  • Erik Solheim

    Erik Solheim is chair of Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s Development Assistance Committee since January 2013, and incoming executive director of the U.N. Environment Program. With a solid background in climate, the environment and peace building, Solheim was also Norway’s minister for international development from 2005 to 2012.