Covid-19 in Afghanistan (8): The political economy repercussions of Covid-19 and the aid response

In addition to its disastrous public health effects on Afghanistan, the Covid-19 pandemic is harming the country’s economy and has pushed more people into poverty. Covid is also creating a sizable hole in the national budget, diverting precious aid resources away from development and any possible ‘peace dividend’ and complicating rather than simplifying current political … Continue reading Covid-19 in Afghanistan (8): The political economy repercussions of Covid-19 and the aid response