How aid can work better for the poorest people

While a much greater proportion of official development assistance goes to places and investments that benefit the poorest people than other international resources, there is room for much better targeting of ODA. Development Initiatives' Tim Strawson shares how in this guest commentary.

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About the author

  • Tim Strawson

    Tim is a senior analyst at Development Initiatives, where he works on mobilizing all resources to end poverty, with a focus on the post-2015 and financing for development agendas. Tim previously worked in the South African National Treasury as an Overseas Development Institute fellow and holds a master's degree in economics for development from the University of Oxford.