When the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria last week released the damning results of an investigation into the bribes government officials received to manipulate multimillion dollar grants for mosquito nets, it was an unusually comprehensive look into the local culture of corruption. But aid experts say it is unlikely to change much before it is time for Cambodia’s foreign aid donors to, “zombie”-like, once again pledge funds to the government. –News Analysis “Donors are like zombies; no matter how badly Cambodian officials behave, there never seem to be any serious consequences,” said Sophal
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