VIDEO: Conflict and development expert Jonathan Goodhand on "winning hearts and minds" debate

by Julie Mollins | @jmollins | Thomson Reuters Foundation
Tuesday, 26 October 2010 11:38 GMT

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People living in conflict zones are not simply won over by being given aid, they are won over by improved security and having better access to justice, says Jonathan Goodhand, reader in conflict and development studies at the University of London.

People living in conflict zones are not simply won over by being given aid, they are won over by improved security and having better access to justice, says Jonathan Goodhand, reader in conflict and development studies at the University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies.

Goodhand shared some of his views with AlertNet on the challenges aid workers face in countries where armed forces have taken on a stabilisation role. He spoke after an event hosted by the Overseas Development Institute in London last week.

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