Elsevier, World Development, Volume 96, 1 August 2017
Bilateral Donors and the Age of the National Interest: What Prospects for Challenge by Development Agencies?
Foreign aid agencies represent and champion global development priorities within a donor nation. Increasingly however, these agencies sit within donor governments that are strongly committed to upholding the national interest through their development commitments. This paper is concerned with how bilateral aid agencies manage this tension and how they might continue to serve the altruistic aims of development.