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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Challenges to reflective learning The preceding section explored some key concepts and methods that facilitate improved learning ... What is required is an organizational environment that facilitates such practice : the environment of a ...
Other alternative theories , tools and methods that facilitate reflective and reflexive learning have been outlined earlier in this chapter , including action learning , systems thinking , double - loop learning , participative enquiry ...
and interact well with one another all facilitate better learning relationships ( Finger and Brand , 1999 ) . In development agencies , ' silo ' mentalities often associated with disciplinary training and departmental membership ...
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