The Book


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

“…Sets a new milestone in the aid debate… Required reading for those interested in development…” 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

“Compelling and impressive… reveals genuine insights into applying systems thinking in development…”


♦ 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