Padmini Murthy and Aishwarya Narasimhadevra

Padmini Murthy is Associate Professor, Global Health Director New York Medical College; Medical Women’s International Association NGO representative to the United Nations. Aishwarya Narasimhadevra's Institutional affiliation: University of Kent; Brussels School of International Studies. 

What is the role of academia in promoting or hindering aid effectiveness? This article aims to address the crucial role played by academia in the past two decades especially after the Paris, Ghana and Busan high-level meetings on aid effectiveness.