Relationships for Aid
Earthscan, 2006 - 178 من الصفحات
International aid is about much more than money. The UN Millennium Development Goals and major events like Live 8 have focused the world spotlight on issues of poverty relief and aid like never before, but have not concentrated on the quality of relationships that can make aid succeed or fail. This book, authored by an internationally renowned group of aid practitioners, reveals the contradictions and challenges involved in forging these relationships.
International development organizations combine the unbridled play of power and arrogant amnesia with serious and innovative efforts to create a more democratic world, to support transformative learning and to strengthen accountability. The book explores recent attempts from within aid agencies to go against the current flow of top-down results based management by learning how to build lasting partnerships that transfer power to those at the receiving end of aid. More than just a critique, the authors offer a practical framework for understanding relationships in the international aid system and look at the relevance of organizational learning theory, which is widely used in business.
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... find the ideal of a strict separation between private life and official function alien to many of their interlocutors . Although they may be part of a satellite office following the same procedures as the head office , much of their job ...
... find it difficult to learn through reflection ( Morgan , 1997 ) . However , the more uncertain their environment , the more difficult they may find it and , thus , the less they can achieve their objectives . In the last decade , the ...
... find ways of encouraging everyone to learn , given that learning is essential for accountability ? The germs of such accountability may lie in efforts to find out what others , particularly aid recipients , think about a donor's values ...
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