"Good politics do not necessarily translate into good policies and bad politics do not necessarily generate bad policies"
Kinky development that ignores needs, wishes, wants and aspirations both of the poor and of the middle class is a narrow and shortsighted strategy.
"Market-based approaches to poverty reduction are ultimately more effective than charitable aid"
"There is conventional wisdom that Africa is slowing Millennium Development Goals, but Africa is progressing much above average except for maternal health"
"Poverty cannot be solved by giving people enough food to get through the day, our response must be about building a better tomorrow"