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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Reports and reporting One of the major activities in the agenda was to produce a document that would inform others within Sida about what we had learned from this process about participation . It was to be a short piece , written in an ...
Donor funds channelled through CIES allow the academic community to produce and disseminate knowledge that is useful for analysts and decision - makers in the public sector , civil society and academia ' and , thus , to fulfil CIES's ...
The global progress report ActionAid's aim in producing annual global reports on progress , lessons and problems was ... During late 2001 , the international directors with the support of the IAU produced a framework for monitoring ...
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