Relationships for Aid
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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the visible , hidden and invisible types of power discussed by Pasteur in Chapter 1 . Another is an understanding of power as producing an effect . We know that power is operating when we spot resistance . Eyben ( Chapters 2 ) and Shutt ...
Practical details are discussed in an earlier version of this chapter ( Irvine et al , 2004 ) . Most organized immersions appear to take place in rural areas . There are fewer urban accounts , although some SEWA / EDP immersions have ...
This is not easy , particularly when there is more than one author involved , each with a different history of involvement in the matter discussed – and therefore a different perspective on what happened and what they learned .
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Learning for Development
Making Relationships Matter for Aid Bureaucracies
Learning from Immersions
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