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Channelling international aid to Afghanistan
A David Loyn report from 2010 in Kabul on the decision to channel more aid through the government of Afghanistan. The international community is concerned that aid money and supplies are being diverted into funding the Taliban in their conflict with NATO forces. The Afghan Finance Minister argues that aid money is better managed by the government, so that the economy can benefit. Ordinary Afghans are suffering malnutrition and the poor state of Afghan hospitals is graphically shown as small children cling to life. In the market a bakery business is thriving with the support of a microfinance company, who are determined to employ only honest people. This BBC News clip is published as part of BBC News Online and was first broadcast on 9 August 2010. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
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