Political Paradigm of Pragmatism from the Khmer Youth part 34Posted by: Cambodian | Posted on: September 23, 2015
This part (34), the author Mr. Sophan Seng described the recommendations for international aids to Cambodia should be more effective by focusing on grassroots levels than urban organizations. More than this, the aids dependency of Cambodia is not supportive for her future long term development at all.
According to expertise, international aids to Cambodia has created more complicate problems than helping solve the entrenched problems. For instance, foreign expertise and foreign monitors focused more on their continuing careers and lucrative commissions than to transparently implement the aids works.
For the government, the aids channels have given them more leverages to heighten social status and power. There are numerous issues lingering aids corruption if aids had directly provided to the government agencies. There are new trends plausible for aids providers to provide aids to NGOs than government affiliated ones at the present.