The Politics and Economics of Britain's Foreign Aid
The Pergau Dam Affair
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $54.95|
| Book Description: |
The Pergau dam in Malaysia was the most controversial project in the history of British aid. Because of its high cost, it was a poor candidate for aid funding. It was provided in part to honour a highly irregular promise of civil aid in connection with a major arms deal. After two parliamentary inquiries and intense media coverage, in a landmark judgement the aid for Pergau was declared unlawful.
Tim Lankester offers a detailed case study of this major aid project and of...