Sustainability Enigma

Aid Dependency & the Phasing out of Projects.
The Case of Swedish Aid to Tanzania

By Julia Catterson & Claes Lindahl
December 1999
Almqvist & Wiksell
ISBN: 91-22-01823-9
192 pages, illustrated
$49.00 paperback


This study focuses on issues regarding the phase out process of development projects as an element of aid dependency. It uses around a hundred interviews and a comprehensive evaluation from twelve Swedish-funded projects in Tanzania as cases. With this empirical material the study assesses the relationship between aid dependence and project phase out performance.

African Studies; Economics
Expert Group on Development Issues, 1998:2

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