Qatar Foreign Assistance to Education Development in Africa: Prospects and Pitfalls
AuthorAl-Ahbabi, Fatima Jaber A S
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This thesis is aimed to analyze Qatar's foreign aid to the Sub-Saharan countries especially in terms of educational aid over the period of (2013-2019). It highlights the evolution of Qatar's educational aid to the Sub-Saharan countries in terms of volume, factors and top recipients and it demonstrates the nature of Qatar's foreign aid to Africa under the period of the study. The first part of the thesis discusses the relevant literature on foreign aid and its conceptual framework. The second part looks at the Gulf aid with the focus on Qatar's foreign aid. Finally, the thesis presents the findings and analysis of the research questions.In terms of methods, the thesis relied on primary reports that Qatar development agencies published, and the secondary resources collected from libraries, and databases. Furthermore, the thesis contributes to the literature on Qatar's foreign aid and helps policymakers to improve the country's foreign assistance policy. Although Qatar is considered one of the top donors in the Middle East, there are still limited studies that discuss Qatar's foreign aid. As a result, this study aims to enrich the literature that discuss the relationship between Qatar and the Sub-Saharan Africa in terms of foreign aid and particularly educational aid. Moreover, the recommendations of the study will help the policy makers of Qatar's foreign aid.
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