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Wangari Maathai: Money Alone Won’t Help Africa


Nobel laureate Wangari Maathai, founder of the Kenyan Green Belt Movement argues that well-intentioned aid to Africa may have unexpected negative consequences. She draws from Sharon Stone’s pledge to buy anti-malaria bed nets in Tanzania to explain why money alone will not solve Africa’s problems.

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Published June 30, 2009

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