October 19, 2010

Development without Freedom

How Aid Underwrites Repression in Ethiopia

Map of Ethiopia
Glossary of Abbreviations
Summary
Recommendations
To the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
To Ethiopia’s Principal Foreign Donors in the Development Assistance Group
To the World Bank
To United Nations Agencies Operating in Ethiopia
Methodology
Background
The Architecture of Repression: The EPRDF State
EPRDF and Elections
Donor-EPRDF Relations: 2005-2010..
Donor Strategy toward Ethiopia
Development Programs Vulnerable to “Political Capture”
World Bank Programs Misused by Ethiopia
Protection of Basic Services (PBS)
Productive Safety Net Programme (PSNP)
Public Sector Capacity Building Programme (PSCAP)
General Education Quality Improvement Project (GEQIP)
Democratic Institutions Program (DIP)
Politicization of Donor-Supported Government Services
Withholding of Agricultural Inputs
Partisan Access to Micro-Credit Facilities
Political Discrimination in the Productive Safety Net Programme
Discrimination in Food Aid Distribution
Ruling Party Use of State Educational Facilities
Political Indoctrination of School Children
Political Repression of Teachers
Business Process Re-Engineering as a Tool of Repression
Politicization of Judicial Training
Repression as Policy
The Donor Response
Flawed Monitoring
Protection of Basic Services
Productive Safety Net Programme
Public Sector Capacity Building Programme
General Education Quality Improvement Project
Not Just Monitoring
Alternative Strategies for Policymakers
Acknowledgements
Annex 1: Human Rights Watch to Development Assistance Group, March 19, 2010
Annex 2: Development Assistance Group to Human Rights Watch, April 20, 2010