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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... context - whether project based , negotiation or policy influencing - clearly fit within these two domains and , principally , within the network model . Thus , the context of learning will differ from that of routine tasks , being more ...
... context ( as would be the case for many development issues ) will reveal a number of interpretations of any particular action context . The aim of systems thinking is not to achieve a new and improved model of ' reality ' , but that ...
... context that DFID in Peru decided to focus on rights . DFID in Peru Within the overall policy approach set by London , DFID country offices are charged with identifying how to most make a difference in a particular country context ...
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