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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Can other aid agencies follow ActionAid's example and seek to break free of their own past and get to grips with power as a fundamental issue to partnerships for social justice ? As Chapter 7 shows , such an effort is difficult , costly ...
References Africa Partnership Forum ( 2005 ) Communiqué issued at the end of the Fourth Meeting of Africa Partnership Forum , 9-10 April , www.g8.gov.uk/ , accessed 2 October 2005 Alsop , R. ( ed ) ( 2005 ) Power , Rights and Poverty ...
Facilitation Both the Uganda and the Brazil processes were facilitated by people who were not directly and continually involved in the partnerships themselves . They did not bring DFID and other partners together to learn and resolve ...
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Learning for Development
Making Relationships Matter for Aid Bureaucracies
Learning from Immersions
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