The Pitfalls and Potential of Aid for Trade

Hugo Cameron
Published: Wednesday, 02/22/2006 12:00 am EST

"Trade not Aid!" went an oft-repeated development slogan of the last decade. But with the announcement last week of a new task force on "Aid for Trade" at the World Trade Organization, it is becoming clear that trade may not be so easily divorced from aid. As a donor member of this 13-country task force, Canada has a key role in determining how the two could best be married.

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