Essay on Effects Of War And Peace On The Distribution Of Foreign Aid

781 Words Jul 31st, 2016 4 Pages
Introduction In this paper, the author will examine the effects that war and peace have on the distribution of foreign aid in the country of Jamaica. Why Jamaica? Jamaica has the unique position of being a very young country, and a very robust economic through the sale of sugar cane, coffee, and tourism. The aim in this paper is to assess the positive and negative effects that war and peace have on the distribution of foreign aid. Analyze what actions that Jamaica’s leadership has taken by accepting aid to relieve problems caused by warfare. Lastly, to take a position on whether or not the use of foreign aid has been successful in reducing poverty and war.

Assess the positive and negative effects that peace and war, respectively have on the distribution of foreign aid in the developing country you have selected. In Jamaica’s existence since 1962, there have been two sides of discussion regarding peace and war in this country. First, Jamaica has been relatively peaceful due to its political stability, lack of natural resources (i.e. oil), high GDP per capita, and small population size. On the other hand, Jamaica has been a country wrecked with violence due to political corruptions, economic debts from (IMF), and unstable employment which causes major poverty in the country. Globalization has taken a toll on Jamaica. Unemployment, farming and industry have been in decline which has caused crime, political violence and rioting. According to Global Exchange…

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