There is a myth that Norwegian aid actors have neither engaged in nor sought to understand the big cities in the global south. Very few official documents address the exponential urbanization of poverty, inequality and other development challenges. Even fewer say anything about the consequences of urbanization for aid practice. Has developmental
did the policy behave "blindly", as former NORAD director Arve Ofstad describes, in order to avoid yet another sector in the budget? (Ofstad 2019) But if this myth is not directly wrong, it only describes . . .
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