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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Chapter 5 highlights the importance of creating space for learning – ensuring that time is available for learning and ... Organizations may need to invest in awareness - raising , training and skills development in this area to ensure ...
Actions are often agreed to ; but to ensure that they are carried out , practical steps need to be agreed upon . ... recognizing the effect of perceptions , ensuring good physical and mental space , making clear agreements with ...
My own understanding is that financial management describes the organizational activities required to ensure that sufficient unrestricted and restricted funds are on hand to meet all the costs and contracted obligations of an ...
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