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Australia Foreign aid

should be reduced
Name: Yulina Seok
Student ID: 24874906
Subject: English Unit 1
Teacher: Eva Hatzi

Background
Tony Abott, the prime minister of Australia
announced the $100 million reduction of
foreign aid

Source: Youtube 2013

3 Arguments
1. No result from foreign aid
2. Formation of dependency syndrome
3. Skilled workers are better than money

1. No result from foreign aid

Why are they still


poor?

Political
Corruption!

Source: Good aid work 2013

1.1 Political Corruption


Where is foreign aid going?

1.1 Political Corruption


Afghanistan
Pakistan

Bangladesh

Philippines

Cambodia

Papua New
Guinea

Vietnam
Indonesia
East Timor
Solomon Islands

Source: Snouts in the Trough 2013

2. Formation of dependency Syndrome


Foreign aid

Developed
countries

The vicious cycle


of repeat

Need foreign aid


again

Recipient
countries
Lose
motivation to
work

2. Formation of dependency Syndrome


<Dependency syndrome example Pakistan (Tirmizi 2010)>

Foreign aid

dont need to payback


dont have fiscal pressure

Collect only 9 per cent GDP


(Gross Domestic Product )

Developed
countries
Request
money

Pakistan

Caused
inflation

3. Skilled workers are better


NGO
- Non Government Organization.
- Provide technical and financial assistance

Roles (Daniel 2011)


Creation of employment
Improve standards of living
Reduce literacy level

3. Skilled workers are better


< Case in Africa 2013 (Asante 2013)>
1. Health & finance training - 950 young girls
2. Construction 2 kindergarten
3. Trained 800 teachers
4. Brought textbooks to rural school

Conclusion
Political
Corruption

Dependency
Syndrome

NGO
performance

Foreign aid
should be
reduced
support NGO
more for
effective
assistance

References
Asante 2014, Successes and Opportunities!, viewed 06 March 2014,
http://www.asanteafrica.org/successes-opportunities-january-2014/
Craig, D 2013, Why are we giving most foreign aid to the worlds most corrupt countries?, Snouts in the
Trough, viewed 4 March 2014, http://www.snouts-in-the-trough.com/archives/6950
Daniel, H 2011, Benefits Of NGOs, BenefitOf.net, viewed 18 February, http://benefitof.net/benefits-of-ngos
/
Good Aid Works 2013?, Success: The Big Picture Statistics , web log, viewed 8 February, 2014,
http://goodaidworks.com.au/success-the-big-picture-statistics/
Mrtodayvideos8 2013, Abbott defends foreign aid cuts, YouTube, online video, viewed 06 March 2014,
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dfVsWxtRjT4
Stone, T 2012, Empirics of Foreign Aid and Growth: Least Developed Countries, Organisational
development facilitator, web log post, 19 November, viewed 5 March 2014,
http://tonystoneblog.wordpress.com/2012/11/19/empirics-of-foreign-aid-and-growth-least-developed-countr
ies/
Tirmizi, F 2010, Why foreign aid does not help, Tribune, 4 October, viewed 19 February,
http://tribune.com.pk/story/58059/why-foreign-aid-does-not-help/