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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... ( DFID ) in Peru Fiona Wilson and Rosalind Eyben ' Introduction Shaping this chapter on the UK Department for International Development's ( DFID's ) experiences in Peru are questions concerning an aid agency's practice when it seeks to ...
... Peru experienced both political violence and serious economic dislocation as a result of the debt crisis . This ... DFID in Peru decided to focus on rights . DFID in Peru Within the overall policy approach set by London , DFID country ...
... DFID's Peru office was pro- portionately a very small sum compared with overall current bilateral assistance to Peru . However , as DFID in Peru argued , the small budget did not necessarily constitute a major hindrance . It was the way ...
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