Funding by the Department for International Development for public-private partnerships . . . “favours large industrial development, and leaves smallholder farmers and small businesses at the mercy of big corporates. It also, in effect, subsidises highly profitable multinational companies that have become very good at stripping profits out of businesses onshore”.
See this second article in today’s Guardian (Dec 11 2012) by Felicity Lawrence ”Aid for Diageo? UK’s private-sector emphasis comes under scrutiny”