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May 21, 2016

Danida's Pro-Corporate Aid Harms Smallholder Farmers

Denmark’s international development agency, Danida, claims there is a win-win intersection between development and business goals and supports private sector-led initiatives for agricultural development. This strategy supposedly allows Denmark to meet both the demand for investment and trade in developing countries and the interest of Danish companies in gaining access to new markets. However, there is substantial risk that combining aid with Danish commercial interests will shadow development objectives.

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