The Book



“…Thought-provoking… Aid agencies ignore complexity to their own detriment…”
The Economist

“…Important and relevant for the aid world…”
Financial Times

“…Sets a new milestone in the aid debate… Required reading…” Guardian

“…Explains an important global activity few outsiders understand, and important scientific ideas that might yet turn it around…” New Scientist

“…Fosters a new aid paradigm…” Nature


♦ A groundbreaking new book on the past, present and future of foreign aid

♦ Illuminates the black box of aid to highlight longstanding critical problems

♦ Shows how new scientific breakthroughs are helping to transform aid policy and practice

♦ Endorsed by global leaders, bestselling authors and top scientists, including 3 Nobel Laureates

♦ Read a preview of Chapter 1 here

 Available now