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Give and Take: Developmental Foreign Aid and the Pharmaceutical Industry in East Africa

Nitsan Chorev

Abstract

This book looks at local drug manufacturing in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, from the early 1980s to the present, to understand the impact of foreign aid on industrial development. While foreign aid has been attacked by critics as wasteful, counterproductive, or exploitative, this book makes a clear case for the effectiveness of what it terms “developmental foreign aid.” Against the backdrop of Africa’s pursuit of economic self-sufficiency, the battle against AIDS and malaria, and bitter negotiations over affordable drugs, the book offers an important corrective to popular views on foreign aid ... More

Keywords: drug manufacturing, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, foreign aid, industrial development, economic self-sufficiency

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780691197845
Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691197845.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nitsan Chorev, author
Brown University