Online Discussion on the G8 Summit and International Aid, Hosted by The Washington Post
World leaders gathered in Scotland this week for the G-8 summit arediscussing an increase in international aid as a means of reducingpoverty and disease in Africa. British Prime Minister Tony Blairhas been encouraging other G-8 nations to double monetary aid to thecontinent by 2010, while the U.S. has favored a more cautious approach.What are the prospects for change in international aid for Africa? Howwould these funds be used?
Raj Desai, professor of International Development at Georgetown University, will be online Thursday, July 7, at 11 a.m. ET to discuss the G-8 summit and international aid.