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 obligatory inclusion of the logframe by many bilateral and multilateral aid agencies is another example . Its imposition can lead to ' regressive learning ' , discussed by Shutt ( Chapter 8 ) . ' Regressive learning ' occurs when a ...
The logframe was more ephemeral than most ideas ; it was forgotten soon after our meeting and never referred to again . But it had helped to structure our worries about showing what Lagom had done and planned to do by putting a plan ...
... 161 , 167 relational intelligence 38 reporting 14 , 88-90 , 133-153 , 142-143 , 161 , 168 see also results - based management resistance health sector 125 learning 8 , 51 , 52 , 166 , 167 logframe 8 respect 5 , 50 responsibilities 2 ...
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Learning for Development
Making Relationships Matter for Aid Bureaucracies
Learning from Immersions
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