This 'Views on Government' section serves to enhance your knowledge of the relationship between national governments and poverty through expert commentary. We asked several experts in the field of poverty alleviation, including Kathleen McHugh (Senior Management Specialist at 'Save the Children') and Peter Bell (former President of CARE USA), questions about the role of developed governments in poverty alleviation efforts. Don't miss reading the full interview transcripts for Kathleen McHugh avd Peter Bell in the More Solutions section either.
View #1: What do you believe is the role of the governments of developed countries in poverty alleviation?
Kathleen McHugh, Save the Children:
Well, I would say it would probably be on a couple different levels.
Peter Bell, CARE USA:
The U.S. government is in a [very] important position to be of help, because we do have the largest economy in the world.
Bell, Peter. Telephone Interview. 19 December 2005.
McHugh, Kathleen. Telephone Interview. 5 January 2006.