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What does the future hold for Aid for Trade?

As the latest round of WTO trade negotiations at Bali commences, a two year ODI-led project on Aid for Trade (AfT) is concluding. We have been examining whether and how AfT contributes to development progress. In this mini blog series, we add to the debate by asking three key actors - one institutional, one academic, one think-tank - the following question ‘What does the future hold for Aid for Trade?’ Join the debate by commenting on the proposals.

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A role for Aid for Trade in development post-Bali

December 2013
Dirk Willem te Velde
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As the latest round of WTO trade negotiations at Bali is approaching fast, a two year ODI-led project on Aid for Trade (AfT) is concluding. ODI's Dirk Willem te Velde introduces a mini blog series examining whether and how AfT contributes to development progress. 

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Aid for Trade: Opening the Black Box

December 2013
Olivier Cattaneo
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Continuing our Aid for Trade (AfT) miniseries, this blog argues that we need to take a closer look at AfT as a result of the changing context in which it operates, otherwise it will remain a statistical illusion and a political hoax.