The tools to manage overseas aid spend are within our grasp

David Noble, Group CEO, Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply
20 July 2016

Ensuring that donor funding is invested wisely is becoming easier as digital connectivity lays bare supply chain activity, says CIPS CEO David Noble... 

Do we spend too much on overseas aid? In a time of slow economic growth, and shrinking domestic public spending, this is an obvious – and relevant – question. A better question might be: how wisely – and effectively – are these funds invested? With over half of all development aid spent on purchasing goods and services, this is a question that procurement professionals must answer.

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