Relationships for Aid
Earthscan, 2006 - 178 من الصفحات
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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... recipient government's budget instead of funding their own discrete projects – supports or hinders more egalitarian power relations between donor and recipient governments is a highly debatable point . On the one hand , it can empower ...
... recipient describes itself ( Strathern , 2000 ) . One effect of this process may be ' decoupling ' . This is when an ... recipient organization in its own image ( Power , 1996 ; Pentland , 2000 ) . For recipients , ' colonization ' may ...
... recipient DOS . In some instances , donors almost become part of the ' establishment ' of recipient organizations by means of their rules and procedures . They have ' colonized the organization ( see Chapter 2 ) . Vince ( 2001 ) ...
Learning for Development
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