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Table of Contents

1. Foreword: Is the Story True?
2. The Task Ahead
3. Meeting the Minister
4. The Expats
5. Meeting the Officials
6. The Casablanca
7. Exchange Rates
8. The United Nations
9. Doing Business in Freetown
10. Finding the Facts
11. The Casablanca
12. The Weekend
13. In the Markets
14. Vanishing Rice
15. Military Coups
16. Planning My Expedition
17. Alarm at the World Bank
18. Into the Interior
19. Visiting the Projects
20. The Resthouse
21. More Projects
22. The University
23. Trekking On
24. Finding the Facts
25. The Southern Province
26. Colonialism
27. Home Again
28. Financing the System
29. What Happened to the Money?
30. Freetown
31. Getting Information
32. How Civil Servants Survive
33. Trickle Down
34. How Much Food is There?
35. The World Bank Reform
36. Cash Flow Problems
37. The Agricultural Marketing Board
38. Of Coups and Rumours of Coups
39. How Much Rice is Imported?
40. Who Will Import?
41. How Do I Get Action?
42. The Casablanca
43. Cabinet Paper
44. Getting it to the Decision Makers
45. Handing It Over
46. On Trek Again
47. Mother Theresa
48. Waiting For Action
49. The Marketing Board
50. A Sundowner
51. Revisiting the Importers
52. A Second Cabinet Paper
53. Dishonest Expatriates
54. Alerting the World Food Programme
55. Breaking the Rules
56. The Showdown
57. And Then What?

About the Author

Dr Peter Griffiths is an independent economist and consultant who has worked in 30 countries in the European Union, Eastern Europe, Africa, South Asia, South East Asia and the Caribbean, and with aid organizations including the World Bank, EU, UNDP and FAO.

Reviews

'Unputdownable -- as thrilling as any thriller... I've never read an account of the life of a economic consultant which came anywhere near it in the vividness of the observation or the pace of the action.' - Clive Dewey Emeritus Reader in Economic History, University of Leicester 'Our Daily Bread brings economics alive. As a diarized account of the work of an economist -- sensitively written and enjoyable -- it is compulsory reading for anybody studying economics, management, marketing, business and other social sciences.' - David Needham, Nottingham Trent University and author of business education texts.

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